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Equity Phoenix victory after Leeds demonstration

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FOLLOWING performers’ union Equity’s demonstration outside the Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds on Monday morning to demand that the contemporary dance company reverse their decision to lay...

Freed hunger striker Miqdad Qawasmi speaks out!

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Eman Badr’s smile never leaves her face ever since her 25-year-old son Miqdad was released from Israeli prison following a 113-day, life-threatening hunger strike...

‘No cover-ups, no concealments’ – demand bereaved families fighting for justice

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BEREAVED families, were joined by speakers from academia, sports, journalism and the arts at an event last Friday for a ‘Hillsborough Law Now’ event...

Sunak’s £6,000 grants ‘are too little too late’ – as pubs...

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‘WE HAVE responded, I think generously today, the grants that we have outlined, up to £6,000 are comparable to the grants that we provided...

Tories have blood on their hands over Channel drownings

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TWENTY-SEVEN people, including a pregnant woman and three children, were drowned attempting to cross the Channel in an inflatable boat on Wednesday – the...

Israeli persecution of Palestinian human rights groups condemned in Australia!

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The Australian government is being urged to condemn Israel’s ‘dangerous attack’ on six prominent Palestinian human rights groups after Israeli authorities declared them terrorist...

‘Don’t make the student debt nightmare worse!’

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‘DON’T make the £141bn student debt nightmare worse,’ the University and College Union (UCU) warned yesterday ahead of a government spending review. University staff have...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

Williamson & Jenrick Sacked

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GAVIN Williamson was the first to go in Tory PM Johnson’s reshuffle yesterday as he was sacked from his post as education secretary. Then...

‘Marikana massacre demonstrated the class character of the ANC’ says South...

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‘WILL VICTIMS of Marikana ever get justice under the ANC (African National Congress) government?’ asked the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on...

‘Child poverty is on the rise–the effects can last a lifetime’...

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‘The State of Education: Poverty, the Pandemic and Recovery’ is the title of a devastating new NEU (National Education Union) survey of 10,000+ school...

‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from 1.1m Australians!

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1.1 million workers in Australia will have their ‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from this week, with the Head of Treasury estimating that between 100,000 and...

No protection from unfair dismissal–for 7.5 million!

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THE TUC yesterday warned that millions of workers lack basic protections if they lose their jobs in the coming months. New analysis shows that 7.5...

Overseas Operation Bill gives British State licence to kill and commit...

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THE HOUSE of Lords today will be debating the Overseas Operations Bill which gives the British military a licence to kill and torture throughout...

UK’s crisis has only just begun Sunak tells parliament!

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CHANCELLOR SUNAK lifted a little of the lid off of the crisis of British capitalism yesterday when he told the House of Commons, in...

Israeli occupation – a crime against humanity – 231 INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS...

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APARTHEID is a crime against humanity, giving rise to individual responsibility and state responsibility to bring the illegal situation to an end. In May 2020,...

‘QANTAS PLANNED TO USE PANDEMIC TO OUTSOURCE 2,500 WORKERS’ –...

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AUSTRALIA’S Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) is demanding that PM Scott Morrison explains what he knew about Qantas management’s long-term decision to axe and outsource...

BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY STUDENTS BLOCKADE! – to stop the takeover of the...

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THOUSANDS of people formed a human chain in the streets of the Hungarian capital Budapest on Sunday, in protest at what they say is...

PCS Fights Tate Sackings

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A RALLY of over 200 PCS strikers from Tate Enterprises, employed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain galleries was held on Saturday outside the...

Wage theft in Aussie universities

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‘WAGE theft is flourishing in Australian universities, with at least three elite institutions in the midst of underpayment scandals!’ says the National Education Union...

‘Release Assange From Prison Immediately!’

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IN THE run-up to the resumption of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange’s US extradition trial in September, and to mark his birthday on 3rd July,...

COVID-19s BRUTAL IMPACT ON NHS says BMA leader Chaand Nagpaul

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Thousands of cancer patients have not received the care they need and their conditions have worsened owing to the focus on Covid-19, the British...

Khadija Saye: Breath is Invisible

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Khadija Saye 1992-2017 236 Westbourne Grove W11 2RH Until August 7th BY LUCY LAVER WITH THE reconvening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on Monday and the...

Bosses to get £1,000 for keeping workers on for 3 months...

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FEARFUL of workers’ fury at mass unemployment when furloughing ends, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a plan to try to persuade bosses to keep...

Young People Face ‘Surging Housing Prices, Stagnating Wages And Rising Student...

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‘YOUNG PEOPLE have been ignored by the government,’ Cat Smith MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Young People said reacting to the new Institute For...

Black Lives Matter: 60,000 Rally And March In London

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SIXTY THOUSAND youth and older workers joined the Black Lives Matter march in London on Saturday, from Parliament Square to the Home Office, then...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

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ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

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ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

VOTE WRP DECEMBER 12th

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WRP parliamentary candidate for Camberwell and Peckham Joshua Ogunleye had a warm welcome for his socialist policies at the London College of Arts Camberwell...

Russia Behind the Camera: Archives, Art and Revolution

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Film making in Russia – a masterclass by Margy Kinmonth  at Pushkin House   DOCUMENTARY film maker Margy Kinmonth gave a masterclass on the theme of...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

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‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

PALESTINE WILL BE FREE! – Message from PALEXPO July 6th &...

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THOUSANDS turned out over the weekend and packed the main auditorium sections at the Olympia Stadium, London for the PALEXPO exhibition to boost the...

Aussie MEAA opposes Assange extradition

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AUSTRALIA’S MEAA (Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance) union has written to the British and Australian governments to oppose the extradition to the United States...

Youth are marching against capitalism!

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OVER 10,000 school youth from around the South East of England descended on London’s Parliament Square yesterday shouting: ‘Solution not pollution! We want change!’...

Birmingham massacre of service

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BIRMINGHAM city council is selling off its community centres and youth centres with millions of pounds of public property being auctioned off to housing...

Colleges Strike For 5% Pay Rise!

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‘WHAT do we want? Five per cent! When do we Want it? Now!’ rang out on the picket line outside Lambeth College yesterday morning,...

1,000 Teachers, Parents And Supporters March On Department For Education

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ONE thousand teachers, parents and supporters marched through Westminster in the cold and rain, led by the National Education Union, (NEU) to demand that...

Literacy rate in Palestine one of highest in the world

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On the occasion of International Literacy Day, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) published a report last week on the illiteracy rate in...

Frida Kahlo

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up Victoria&Albert Museum, Cromwell Road,London SW7 2RL 16 June – 4 November 2018 Admission £15 (concessions available). SOLD out to the end of...

Scrap Universal Credit and the Tory government with it!

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‘THIS IS a time for revolution not patching,’ said Anthony Painter, Director of Action & Research at the Royal Society of Arts, calling for...

No cuts to museums & galleries!

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THE PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union) is holding a rally in parliament from 6.30pm next Wednesday, 9 May, to highlight how jobs and...

NOMZAMO WINIFRED MADIKIZELA-MANDELA A TIRELESS FIGHTER AGAINST APARTHEID says SAFTU

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‘The South African Federation of Trade Unions lowers its flags in honour of Comrade Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of the great revolutionary icons of the...

‘TAKE US BACK IN-HOUSE!’ – demand British Museum workers

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BRITISH Museum cleaners, porters and security staff, who used to be employed by collapsed contractor Carillion, are demanding that they are brought back in-house...

Lecturers more resolute than ever

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STUDENTS and other supporters at the University of Sheffield rallied outside Firth Court yesterday and welcomed Chris Townsend, representing the three-day-old student occupation of...

University Of Arts London Occupied!

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STUDENTS at University of Arts London (UAL) are in indefinite occupation of London College of Communications (LCC) in Southwark to oppose Elephant & Castle...