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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.

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.

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

20 September 2016
 

New hope for Cressingham Gardens housing campaign

30 August 2016
Residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate in Tulse Hill, south London, have won the right to a second judicial review into the council’s decision to knock down the estate.

London bus strike rattles bullying boss

26 August 2016
One of London’s top transport tycoons broke down in fury today, Friday, as over 1,000 of his workers walked out on strike.

2011 rioters were rising up against injustice

02 August 2016
Five years after the summer riots, Alistair Farrow takes aim at claims that they were just ‘mindless’

London Met workers start indicative ballot on action to defend jobs

26 July 2016
UCU union members at London Metropolitan University are holding an indicative ballot for strikes against mass job cuts.

Our fury matters - black activists speak out

19 July 2016
Thousands of people protested across Britain in recent weeks to insist that “Black Lives Matter”. Called in response to a series of police killings in the US, the protests have struck a chord with many young people angry at racism in Britain too. Black activists in London told Socialist Worker about why they are marching—and how to win

Rally at London Met to support sacked workers

19 July 2016
Around 60 people rallied at London Metropolitan University on Wednesday of last week in defence of Mark Campbell and David Hardman.

Action over pay keeps on rolling at ten universities while reps sacked at London Met

12 July 2016
Strikes were set to hit ten universities this week as UCU union members prepared to walk out over pay and conditions.

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Protesters put the politics back into a corporatised London Pride march

25 June 2016
Tens of thousands of people marched through London on the huge LGBT+ Pride march today, Saturday.

Barnet library strike builds up a head of steam as bosses feel the pressure

14 June 2016
Library workers in Barnet, north London, walked out for three days from Monday. The Unison union members are resisting the Tory council’s plans to outsource the library service.

Join the national protest to axe the Housing Act

14 June 2016
Campaigners are set to descend on London this Saturday for a national protest against the Tories’ Housing and Planning Act

Moving to the right is no way for Labour to win

17 May 2016
Don’t be like Tony Blair—whose war killed a million Iraqis, who lost Labour four million votes, and who paved the way for NHS privatisation.

Anger as London Metropolitan University moves to sack union reps

02 May 2016
Two leading trade union activists at London Metropolitan University were last week told that they will be made redundant. The move against UCU union branch chair Mark Campbell and branch secretary David Hardman is a serious attack on the union.

'We don't believe a word they say' - Lambeth residents take on Labour over cuts

12 April 2016
Top Labour party politicians avoided angry campaigners fighting to save their libraries at a party fundraiser in south London last night, Monday.

Carnegie Library occupation going strong after a week - join a solidarity protest this Saturday

08 April 2016
Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, has been occupied for over a week and is drawing strength from a constant stream of visitors, messages and donations.

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