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Charlie Gilmour: another example of political sentencing

Another outrageous prison sentence has been handed down to a protester, writes Rachel Brooks Charlie Gilmour, son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, has been jailed for 16 months for…

News International: How deep does the rot go?

Rebekah Brooks has fallen from power as the ongoing saga at News International, and across the political scene continues, writes Rachel Brooks …

COR conference – a slump in numbers, politics and ambition

At its second conference on 9 July, the Coalition of Resistance consolidated itself as a rightward moving organisation within the anti-cuts movement, reports Simon Hardy.…

Lambeth SOS: after J30, support the library strike!

Lambeth Save Our Services is planning to follow up the tremendous 30 June strike with a joint union reps meeting, campaign to stop call centre privatisation and solidarity with librarians’…

Bombardier jobs massacre – unions must resist!

Over 1,400 jobs are being cut at train manufacturer Bombardier, but Unite is failing to organise resistance, writes M J Cook…

Murdoch Empire phone hacking scandal exposes corruption at the heart of the system

  The News of the World, flagship paper for the Murdoch Empire, is up to its neck in corruption and illegal phone hacking which goes right to the heart of…

This NHS U-turn was a fake

Andrew Lansley’s privatisation remains on track, hidden by a public relations smokescreen, argues Jacqueline Davis at Comment is Free…

Police violence against working people exposed

Last year, returning from a football match, student Tommy Meyers was savaged by a police dog while being arrested for assault. Now, following his acquittal, he and his family talk…

The battle to save pensions is on!

Around 750,000 public sector workers took strike action on 30 June in a brilliant display of working class resistance to the cuts and government reform package, writes Simon Hardy…

On strike in Lambeth: solidarity forever!

By a striking Unison Teaching Assistant 8.00am The NUT rep and I mounted a picket at our school – much to the Headteacher’s surprise, who had expected a passive, going-through-the-motions…