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​​​​​​​Bigots’ plan puts refugee lives in peril

​​​​​​​Bigots’ plan puts refugee lives in peril France has warned the Tories not to do anything that breaches international law to avoid a “serious loss” of confidence and cooperation.

Bomb inquiry falls short

Bomb inquiry falls short Who could have stopped the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017? According to the official inquiry, it was two low paid teenage stewards. Sir John Saunders, chair of the public inquiry into the bombing, said there were “serious shortcomings” and missed opportunities to prevent the attack.

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London Bus drivers at Go North West in Manchester are battling on against a brutal employer assault.

Support bus strikers in Manchester in London

Support bus strikers in Manchester in London Bus drivers in Manchester and the west and south of London have stepped up their fights after talks with bosses failed.

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

Manchester students continue occupation against university's pandemic treatment

Manchester students continue occupation against universitys pandemic treatment Students at the University of Manchester have continued their occupation of Owen Park tower in protest of their university's dangerous policies during the pandemic.

Students tear down fencing at Manchester campus as rage boils at lockdown treatment

06 November 2020
Students say they have been treated with contempt by the authorities during the pandemic

Letters—Andy Burnham is leading a fight, and we should support him

27 October 2020
We believe that Socialist Worker should have backed Burnham’s position more forcefully

The Gardner’s occupation—a jobs fight that won

24 October 2020
Forty years ago this month a workers’ occupation of Gardner’s factory in Eccles, Salford, showed it’s possible to stop mass redundancies. Geoff Brown tells the story. Pictures by John Sturrock

We can still fight Israel

04 August 2020
 

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Protesters demand an investigation into death of Greater Manchester schoolgirl

05 July 2019
The family and friends of a Muslim school student who drowned last week are set to hold a protest in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Friday.

Anti-racists take to the streets against fascist Tommy Robinson

18 May 2019
Campaigning took place across Greater Manchester, Oldham. Liverpool, Carlisle, Crewe and Preston

The brutal history of Peterloo

30 October 2018
As director Mike Leigh’s film tells the story of the Peterloo massacre, Simon Basketter argues the events show how the ruling class reacts when its position is threatened

Anti-racists get organised to say no to the racist DFLA in Manchester on Saturday

29 May 2018
Anti-racists plan to protest against the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) in Manchester on Saturday.

‘We won’t let the Football Lads Alliance racists divide us in Manchester’

15 May 2018
The whole left must take the threat of the far right seriously, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Fujitsu workers prepare for strikes as bosses dismiss Unite rep Ian Allinson

14 January 2018
Unite union members at Fujistu have announced a series of strikes—as bosses dismissed victimised rep Ian Allinson. The first walkout will begin on Wednesday 24 January.

Drama in Manchester as protesters block buses during drivers’ strike

10 January 2018
There were dramatic scenes at First Manchester bus depot today as protesters stopped scab buses during a strike by drivers.

Bus drivers vow to keep up the fight as they begin their 13th week of walkouts

09 January 2018
Manchester bus drivers vowed to keep fighting this week as they kicked off their 13th week of strikes.

Coordinated transport strike set to bring cities to a standstill

07 November 2017
Bus and rail workers in the north west of England were set for a coordinated strike this Wednesday.

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