No to Pinkwashing reports on today’s protest

No to Pinkwashing campaigns against the Israeli PR tactic of using claims about their record on LGBT issues to present Israel as a defender of human rights. They held a protest in central London...

rs21 magazine Spring 2015 launches tomorrow

The Spring 2015 issue of the rs21 magazine will be launching at our event for International Women's day 50 Shades of Struggle: Women and the New Social Movements taking place at LSE tomorrow (Wednesday 11...

Junior doctors strike for the third time – reports from picket lines

Junior doctors began a 48-hour walkout at 8am this morning (Wednesday) to oppose the new contract that Jeremy Hunt says he will impose upon them. Doctors argue that this contract is bad for healthcare...

Campaigners in west London mark the closure of two A&E facilities – pictures

(photo report by Steve Eason) The A&E departments at Hammersmith hospital and Central Middlesex hospital were shut down on Wednesday as part of a programme of "improvements" recommended by the Clinical Commissioning Group. To mark the...

A sunny success for the People’s Assembly

Anindya Bhattacharyya writes: Saturday's march through central London was a test for the People's Assembly Against Austerity's – the first time it had organised a national march primarily through its own resources, rather than putting...

Hundreds resist fascist march in Dover despite violent attacks from Nazi thugs

report by rs21, pictures by Steve Eason There were ugly scenes in Dover last Saturday as around 150-200 Nazis tried to march through the town and were confronted by 400 or so antifascists. The antifascists managed...

Junior doctors strike: 5 reasons Hunt’s contract offer could be rejected

Following talks with the BMA, the government is presenting the recently offered contract as a done deal. But, argues Seb Cooke, it's a bad one that the junior doctors would be justified in rejecting....

#BanTrump – Thousands take to the streets across the UK – photos, reports and...

Tens of thousands took to the streets around the country this evening to protest against  Trump's vile racist travel ban and Theresa May's revolting invite to him for an official state visit. More reports as...

Nuclear nightmare, gas fracking free-for-all and fuel poverty: Tories unveil UK energy policy

As the world COP21 Paris summit on climate change nears, governments internationally are burnishing their environmental credentials for what will evidently be yet another failure in really getting to grips with global warming. Demonstrators...

Greece says Oxi! Reaction roundup

Dan Swain rounds up initial online reaction to Greece's momentous vote.