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Don McCullin photos show reality of war and poverty

04 December 2020
It is not often that when critiquing war we can look straight into the eyes of those most affected. 

PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

13 August 2019
Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

Civil service workers plan solidarity visit during all-out strike

06 August 2019
Striking cleaners and caterers at government offices in London and Liverpool are set to link up their fights over low pay and outsourcing at a rally next week.

When art from streets raged at the silence over HIV and AIDS

11 June 2019
Artist Keith Haring’s work came out of the New York graffiti and gay scenes. A new exhibition in Liverpool charts his too-brief career, writes Noel Halifax

Outsourced workers fight to win NHS pay

19 March 2019
Solidarity is growing for outsourced workers’ fight for equal pay at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

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.

Racist, lying bandwagon-jumper Nuttall should have stayed at Tranmere Rovers

15 February 2017
Unlike Paul Nuttall, Roy Bentham was at the Hillsborough disaster that cost 96 Liverpool fans their lives. He responds to the Ukip leader's lies

School walkout over pay in Liverpool

19 July 2016
Also: Academy action in Wallasey, East London school bosses back down, Kevin Courtney wins NUT union election

Hillsborough campaigners call for cops to be punished

03 May 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) is in crisis following the Hillsborough inquests. A jury last week found that 96 fans who died as a result of the 1989 football disaster were unlawfully killed. Former SYP chief superintendent David Duckenfield could face prosecution.

Liverpool resists the Nazis

01 March 2016
Around 500 anti-fascists protested against a small group of fascists in Liverpool last Saturday.

Thousands of Liverpool fans join protest against football bosses' 'war of greed'

08 February 2016
Anfield saw a major demonstration over soaring Premier League ticket prices last Saturday. Liverpool FC announced next season’s pricing structures this week, under which a match ticket will cost £77. Season tickets will also top £1,000 for the first time ever.

Privatisation scandal of dirty wards in Nottingham

01 September 2015
Also: Oxford porters accept pay deal | Construction workers protest at Royal Liverpool Hospital

Liverpool FC fans furious over blacklist firm and ticket prices

16 December 2014
The Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly is dismayed to note the club’s recent contractual relationship with Carrillion regarding the rebuilding of the main stand.

Police told Hillsborough survivor to ''get back in you f****** Scouse b*****d''

04 September 2014
Liverpool football fans have described “mayhem” and a “chaos” during the Hillsborough disaster in April 1989. And they have underlined the role played by the police

Lecturers win over contracts at Liverpool University

24 September 2013
Lecturers at the University of Liverpool have scored a victory over management. Bosses had threatened to dismiss 2,803 workers if they refused to sign new contracts. These contracts would allow bosses to call in workers as needed—without giving them any time off in lieu in return.

Inquest verdicts quashed for Hillsborough victims

31 December 2012
A judge last month quashed accidental death inquest verdicts for 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

News round-up

11 December 2012
Inquests set to be quashed Attorney general Dominic Grieve has applied to quash inquest verdicts for 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough football disaster.

Time's up for Nazi MEPs

04 December 2012
Over 70 people attended the North West Unite Against Fascism (UAF) regional conference in Liverpool last Sunday, supported by many of the region’s trade unions.

Anti-fascists oppose 'North West Infidels' in Liverpool

06 November 2012
Around 80 anti-fascist protesters outnumbered 20 of the fascist North West Infidels (NWI) at short notice in Liverpool last Saturday.

Reports round-up

30 October 2012
‘People will die’ from Liverpool cuts Protesters blocked traffic outside Liverpool town hall on Wednesday of last week while the Labour council planned £11 million of cuts.

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