01 May 2018
An inspiring battle in east London has breathed new life into the fight to stop academies. Two socialist activists, Carolyn McGrath and Miriam Scharf, spoke to Socialist Worker about how the campaign was built – and how others can take up the struggle elsewhere
01 May 2018
Workers and parents at Avenue school in east London scored a victory this week after school bosses retreated on an academy plan.
20 April 2018
Around 800 people joined an angry rally in Windrush Square in Brixton, south London, on Friday night.
17 April 2018
A shocking report into the immediate causes of the Grenfell Tower fire was leaked on Monday.
06 April 2018
After several recent killings of young people in London, media and politicians have blamed “gangs” and to call for more resources for police. But, as Sarah Bates finds, the roots of the violence lie in deep social problems
13 February 2018
Workers at the Picturehouse cinema chain were set to strike continuously for one week from 5am on Saturday 17 February.
08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.
06 February 2018
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters across Britain are building for national demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on 17 March.
01 February 2018
A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.
30 January 2018
Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow
23 January 2018
Picturehouse cinema workers struck at five sites in London last Saturday and Sunday.
16 January 2018
Seven months after the Grenfell Tower fire, the level of contempt for working class people felt by those responsible is still being revealed.
09 January 2018
The campaign against the social-cleansing Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has claimed its latest scalp.
05 December 2017
The battle between left and right in the Labour Party has come starkly into the open in Haringey, north London.
28 November 2017
A demonstration on Tuesday of last week drew attention to a new legal challenge against outsourcing firms.
28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow
14 November 2017
Bus drivers in London are being encouraged to work in unsafe conditions and are putting passengers at risk, says the Unite union.
31 October 2017
Housing campaigners took to the high court last week to challenge Labour-run Haringey council over its plan to demolish seven estates in the north London borough.
16 October 2017
In his final book documenting London, the writer and walker Iain Sinclair chronicles the city he feels he is losing.
10 October 2017
Several thousand people joined a march in central London on Saturday of last week called by the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).