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ReportsMike Phipps

ITUC report presents a worsening picture for trade unionists

“Across the world, strikes have been severely restricted or banned in 123 out of 145 countries. Half the countries of Europe deny workers the right to join a union”

ReportsMike Phipps
ITUC report presents a worsening picture for trade unionists

Our job was to expel Trots from the Labour Party

“I knew it would be tearful”. In his emotional resignation speech in March 2017, Mike Creighton (Labour’s former Head of Disputes) lets slip what he thought his team’s job was really all about.

Our job was to expel Trots from the Labour Party
ReportsMike Phipps

“Another internationalism is possible”

Mike Phipps reports on the International Social Forum convened by John McDonnell

ReportsMike Phipps
“Another internationalism is possible”

New Airwars study identifies major challenges in US media coverage of civilian harm during war against ISIS

The Airwars Team highlight the under-reporting of civilian casualties in recent US-led wars

New Airwars study identifies major challenges in US media coverage of civilian harm during war against ISIS
ReportsMike Phipps

New human rights report condemns Nicaraguan government

Mike Phipps highlights a new report on the abuses committed by the government of Daniel Ortega (pictured)

ReportsMike Phipps
New human rights report condemns Nicaraguan government
ReportsEditorial

Jewish support for Chris Williamson

Signed by Noam Chomsky and over 100 prominent Jewish figures, this letter appeared in the print edition of today’s Guardian (July 9th). It has mysteriously disappeared from the online version ‘pending investigation’. Guardian readers should be asking why. Here it is anyway.

ReportsEditorial
Jewish support for Chris Williamson

Resist these impractical and outrageous demands on our firefighters!

In Oxford, the most recently established branch of the Labour Representation Committee has started its campaigning with a programme of activity in solidarity with the local Fire Brigades Union.


Resist these impractical and outrageous demands on our firefighters!

Roma on the move across Europe

Roma are being killed in a rising tide of racist violence across Europe, while their leaders struggle for unity and an effective political voice.

Roma on the move across Europe

Living Rent

Living Rent is now preparing for what is likely to be an escalation in the battle over the eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow by Home Office contractor Serco.

Living Rent
ReportsMike Cowley

Scottish Labour: struggling against the stream

Under Richard Leonard’s leadership, the Scottish Labour Party has adopted a range of eye-catching, transformative policies aimed at stretching the devolved capacities of the Scottish Parliament to their limits in an attempt to address Scotland’s stubborn injustices. The SNP has coasted on a populist tide of anti-Tory resentment. Our ambitions do not stop at borders.

ReportsMike Cowley
Scottish Labour: struggling against the stream

My visit to Kobane, 'World capital of the human revolution'

Under the burning Syrian sun, the entire community was celebrating, grandmothers in beautiful costumes, the militias – YPG, YPJ, Asayiş – with burnished boots and guns. Everyone is chattering, laughing, posing for photos with us. Today, Kobane justly claims to be “world capital of the human revolution’.

My visit to Kobane, 'World capital of the human revolution'

NEU conference: new union shows signs of life

SOME 1,500 DELEGATES gathered in Liverpool for four very full days as the National Education Union (NEU) staged its inaugural conference. The union, with some 450,000 members, bills itself as Europe’s largest education sector union, having formed from a merger of the previous NUT and ATL.

ReportsGill Lusk

Sudan: Losing fear, regaining hope

What makes Sudan's uprising a revolution, not just a populist protest? One difference is that Sudanese are demanding the complete overthrow of the political system.

ReportsGill Lusk
Sudan: Losing fear, regaining hope

Left gains in Spain

PSOE were the biggest winners, up from their 85 seat minority government to 123 seats, the largest party by far in Parliament. Podemos and its coalition with other left parties won 42 seats, giving the left a total of 165 seats, 11 short of a majority.

Left gains in Spain

Southall march for unity against racism

THIS YEAR MARKED the 40th anniversary of the death of anti-fascist campaigner Blair Peach at the hands of the police in Southall on 23rd April 1979.

Southall march for unity against racism
ReportsBen Sellers

Jamie Driscoll elected mayor of North Tyne

It’s a big deal, because Jamie is now the most prominent Corbynista in power anywhere in the country.

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Jamie Driscoll elected mayor of North Tyne
ReportsMaya Evans

Labour Responds to the Climate Emergency

Today voting Labour is literally about survival, argues Hastings Councillor Maya Evans

ReportsMaya Evans
Labour Responds to the Climate Emergency

The coup in Honduras - ten years on

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE recently marched through the streets of the capital of Honduras demanding the resignation of right wing President Juan Orlando Hernández and an investigation of him.

The coup in Honduras - ten years on