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Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

09 May 2017
Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Fresh strike planned over cuts at Lewisham's Forest Hill School

02 May 2017
NUT union members at Forest Hill School were set to strike on Wednesday this week. The workers are fighting a planned £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council is trying to impose.

Hundreds protest against Israeli ambassador Mark Regev at Soas

02 May 2017
Hundreds of students and their supporters protested outside the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) yesterday evening, Thursday, as Israeli ambassador Mark Regev spoke inside.

Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts

28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.

Protesters take on a rotten housing redevelopment in Southwark

28 March 2017
Around 150 people marched against the proposed redevelopment of vast swathes of Southwark, south London, last Saturday.

One Housing's rent hikes are met with tenants resistance

28 March 2017
Housing associations wants to raise rents by nearly 40 percent for some east London tenants. Alistair Farrow argues that the way to defend homes and win the fight is to get political

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world

24 January 2017
The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Transport shutdown shows the power of workers

10 January 2017
The power of the working class was clearly on display this week. Strikes by Southern Rail, London Underground and British Airways cabin crew workers showed their ability to bring the system to a standstill.

Support the strikers taking on 'Southern Fail' and London Underground

03 January 2017
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious

13 December 2016
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

Campaigners call unity vigil in east London after vicious acid attack

29 November 2016
Activists in east London are organising to make sure their area is not divided by racism.

Crossrail workers occupy bosses' office in protest over missing bonus

29 November 2016
Over 100 construction workers protested against Crossrail bosses in London last Friday.

Solid strike over G4S poverty pay at St George's Hospital as bosses suspend reps

01 November 2016
Health workers at St George’s Hospital in south London struck for equal pay and conditions on Tuesday.

Southern rail owners trouser millions in public money despite failed service

25 October 2016
the Tories’ favourite rail firm stands to pocket another £48 million despite its woeful Southern rail service.

Big turnout on Newsquest picket lines as workers start 7-day strike

13 October 2016
Journalists working on regional newspapers in south London walked out on the first day of a week-long strike today, Thursday.

Joint cinema workers' strike called after Ritzy workers walk out

11 October 2016
Striking workers at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, marched to the BFI London film festival in Leicester Square on Thursday of last week.

As Heathrow runway decision looms—airport expansion is toxic for the Tories

11 October 2016
Government airport expansion plans will bring widespread noise pollution to south east England—and damage the climate.

3,000-strong rally marks 80th anniversary of Cable Street - and remembers how to win

11 October 2016
Some 3,000 people marched down Cable Street, east London, on Sunday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street.

Week-long walkout set at Newsquest to stop cuts

11 October 2016
Journalists working on regional newspapers in South London were set to begin a week-long strike on Thursday of this week.

UCU members at London Met vote for strikes by two to one

20 September 2016
 

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