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‘Academies suck’ say Lewisham campaigners—now let’s escalate the action

Strikers on the picket line

Workers in the NUT, NASUWT and GMB unions at three south east London schools began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Barts NHS Trust bosses' 'culture of bullying and harassment' blamed for care failings

Health workers are furious with bosses at the Barts Health NHS Trust in east London for running Whipps Cross Hospital into the ground.

Hillsborough police failings 'direct cause of fans’ deaths'

Police failed to stop a dangerous buildup of fans in the run-up to the Hillsborough football disaster, inquests have heard.

Protests in Germany as rulers try to beat Greece

The latest standoff between Europe’s rulers and the Greek government began this week. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and German chancellor Angela Merkel held crunch talks in Berlin.


The Front National is using its votes to build fascism in France

Could Marine Le Pen’s fascist Front National (FN) win the next French presidential election in 2017? The dominant trend on the French left is to see the FN’s gains only through this prism.

Blacklisted: How workers are taking on the building firms' spying racket

Phil Chamberlain, co-author of new book Blacklisted: the secret war between big business and union activists, writes on workers' resistance and the impact of the bosses' blacklist

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