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‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker

12 November 2020
A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

25 October 2020
Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

Inappropriate police restraint contributed to the death of Kevin Clarke

11 October 2020
Two years before George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, Kevin Clarke—a 35 year old black man—died after contact with police in Catford, south London.

A Moving Image shows gentrified London and a city constantly in motion

09 October 2020
This award winning film investigates gentrification in Brixton, south London, 

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

01 September 2020
Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all

17 July 2020
Striking council workers in east London concluded their second round of strikes on Friday with defiant picket lines and a vow to keep on fighting.

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike

15 July 2020
Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.

Grenfell dangers were ignored, inquiry hears

14 July 2020
Fire safety concerns relating to Grenfell Tower were ignored, an inquiry into the 2017 fire has heard.

Tower Hamlets workers are right to strike - and they need your solidarity

14 July 2020
Council workers in east London are preparing for three days of strikes against a bullying management determined to undermine their terms and conditions.

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers

26 June 2020
We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

03 June 2020
A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

25 March 2020
Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Thousands of council workers are set for Tower Hamlets strike

17 March 2020
around 4,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

24 February 2020
Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

Foreign Office staff plan to step up struggle

18 February 2020
Striking outsourced workers at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) plan to step up their fight against bosses at contractor Interserve.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

11 February 2020
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Transport round up: 20,000 London bus workers vote on fight against fatigue

04 February 2020
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.

Grenfell Inquiry—firms ‘pass buck and blame each other’

04 February 2020
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.

Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls

03 December 2019
NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.

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