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Duggan family launches fresh appeal for witnesses on anniversary of Mark’s...

The Justice for Mark Duggan family campaign is launching a fresh appeal for witnesses to Mark's death at the hands of police three years...

4 Things We’ll Remember David Willetts For

The odious Tory ideologue who masterminded the Higher Education reforms has been shuffled off.

London: Thousands celebrate Algeria’s World Cup success

Across London, thousands celebrated Algeria's victory against Russia during the World Cup, as Algeria progressed for the first time in its history to the...

Immigrants are NOT the problem: rs21 North London public meeting (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IB4XNS5uBo rs21 North London hosts a public meeting with veteran anti-racist campaigner Darcus Howe, Mark Bergfeld, and Ezequiel, a representative of striking SOAS cleaners. Video interview with Darcus Howe...

Brighton antifascist mobilisation: reports round-up

(picture from @BenJames22, reporter at The Argus) Lois JC reports: There was a much smaller presence of fascists than in earlier years: around 150. Antifascists outnumbered them...

Fighting homophobia: “the best day of my teaching career”

An NUT rep in Manchester explains how he organised a day that celebrated diversity, and tackled homophobia, in his school with truly astounding results. Stonewall...

Who was Blair Peach?

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the killing of Blair Peach by the police. David Renton looks back at Blair Peach's life as a...

Anti-fascist 5 trial collapses: Sølvi Goard interview

Sølvi Goard, freed antifascist protester, speaks outside Westminster Magistrates Court shortly after the case against her and four others collapses.

Jubilation as crown case collapses and Antifascist 5 walk free from...

Prosecution grovels as key witness fails to show. Judge refuses to adjourn to September; crown folds. Humiliation for state tactics aimed at repressing protest.

The hanging of Derek Bentley: a miscarriage we shouldn’t forget

  Mitch Mitchell kicks off a regular column from a rock'n'roll rebel with an eye on our history. The police execution of Mark Duggan and the...

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Music of the people: The Blues

Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues

Report: Cambridge protests Erdoğan’s visit

Zareen Taj reports on the protest in Cambridge against Erdoğan's visit.
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revolutionary reflections | Portugal’s revolution portrayed

Raquel Varela’s new history of the Portuguese revolution is essential reading for revolutionary socialists, argues Brian Parkin.
Picket line conversation

Picket line conversations

A Unison member reflects on conversations on the picket-lines that offered a different vision about how universities could and should be run.
French firefighters on strike

The biggest strike for a decade in France

Kleanthis Antoniou explains today's strike in France.

Erdoğan is not welcome in Cambridge

President Erdoğan of Turkey is planning to visit Cambridge to open a new mosque. Cambridge Muslims and other residents are planning to make it clear he is not welcome.
No to NATO

Abolish Nato now

As Trump and Erdoğan join other NATO heads of state for its seventieth birthday summit, Pete Cannell argues we should take a hard look at the role of the British state within the alliance.
Train

Soggy trains

Workers have begun a month of strike action to #KeepTheGuardOnTheTrain on South Western Railway. Mike Haynes explains the absurdities of our privatised rail network.
Billy Bragg

Our universities! Our planet!

The end of the first week of UCU strike action coincided with the latest climate strike on Friday 29 November. rs21 members report on pickets from around the country.
A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.

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A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.
Kick Boris Out

The long Conservative decline

Labour still has a long way to go to win this election. But the Tory crisis won't go away either, regardless of who wins on 12 December, argues Duncan Thomas.

Striking together for Higher Education

The whys, whats and what nexts of the upcoming higher education strikes, which begin on 25 November.

revolutionary reflections | Class struggles in the 1989 revolution

For the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we publish a translation of Volkhard Mosler's analysis of the class composition of the East German regime and the opposition movement to it.

Fight for a Labour government

We call for everyone to mobilise energetically against the Conservative Party and for the election of a Corbyn government