Nasty Little Nigel gets a rude welcome in Kent

Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, visited east Kent on Monday, but his visit did not quite go to plan – he was greeted by a throng of angry protesters.

Kent International Socialists produce solidarity bulletin

Kent International Socialists write: Kent International Socialists formed after many members in the Kent district of the SWP left the organisation. However, we quickly realised we had a responsibility to try and keep our networks...

Fast Food Rights meets to plan 15 February day of action

Fast Food Rights has been launched by left-wing Labour MP John McDonnell, alongside the BFAWU bakers union and Unite the Resistance.

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...

Sussex disciplinary hearings adjourned due to bias

Students at Sussex University “have been victimised and made examples of”, writes Jelena Timotijevic at Defend the Right to Protest: The kangaroo court set up by the university’s management managed to appoint a senior member of...

Court victory for 7,000 New Orleans teachers

An appeal court in Louisiana has ruled that the sacking of education workers that took place in the wake of Hurricane Katrina was illegal and that everyone who was fired should get two or...

Justice Alliance launches petition to save legal aid

Justice Alliance, an umbrella campaign set up by legal organisations, charities, trade unions, community groups and others, has launched an online petition to fight against government cuts to legal aid: ► Sign the Justice Alliance change.org...

Leicester teachers strike against bullying

(Report and picture from Mike Thompson) More than 50 teachers at Gateway Sixth Form College, Leicester, took strike action on Tuesday 14 January as part of a dispute over classroom observation policy. The policy, imposed...

Demo attacks Benefits Street as ‘poverty porn’

(report and picture by Stef) Around 60 people demonstrated outside the office of TV firm Love Productions in central London today to call for an end to biased media portrayal of welfare recipients. Love Productions is...