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Workers Protest-Glasgow Working class of Glasgow fights to save jobs at McVitie’s factory

On May 11, the Pladis group announced the closure of a biscuit factory of its subsidiary McVitie’s at Tollcross, Glasgow, putting at risk around 500 jobs

Ballymurphy Massacre Northern Ireland After five-decade-long British cover up, victims of Ballymurphy massacre proved innocent

In a historic victory for truth and justice, a judge in Belfast declared that all the 10 victims killed by British paratroopers in the 1971 Ballymurphy massacre in Northern Ireland were innocent

From Grenfell to Iraq to Chile: Lowkey on the necro-politics of neoliberalism

Vijay Prashad talks to rapper and activist Lowkey about the different aspects of neoliberalism that led to the Grenfell tower fire in London in June 2017 which killed 72 people.

Criticism against Labor Party-UK Leftists criticize Labour Party leadership over local council results in the UK

In the local council elections held last week in the UK, the Labour Party lost several councillors and control of multiple councils. The party also faced a historic defeat in the by-elections in the working class-majority parliamentary constituency of Hartlepool

UCU Cambridge Cambridge staff union fights for rights and recognition

The University and College Union (UCU) has initiated a campaign demanding union recognition for all staff categories at the University of Cambridge

Violence in Northern Ireland Fresh ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland spoil peace on 23rd anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Pro-British groups carried out violent attacks in cities across Northern Ireland in the first week of April, threatening the hard earned peace in the region

Housing activists in UK protest resumption of evictions

On April 10, the group Momentum, and housing rights activists took part in protests against the resumption of evictions in the United Kingdom. They condemned the rising number of evictions after the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions

On second anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest, demand for his freedom echoes around the world

Demonstrations and vigils are being held across the world demanding freedom for Julian Assange who continues to be in jail as US authorities challenge the rejection of their extradition plea

‘Kill the Bill’ protests continue across UK against Tory police bill

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings

Activists slam UK government commission’s denial of systemic racism in the country 

The commission was formed after the Black Lives Matter protests rocked the country last year. It said that while there was racial discrimination in the country, it was not systemic or deliberate

Police Repression-UK Protests surge across UK against state of women’s safety and police apathy 

33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard was murdered last week, allegedly by a Metropolitan policeman in London

UK decision to reduce aid to Yemen criticized by activists and rights groups

Critics also point out that the UK’s decision intensifies its crimes in Yemen due to its continued arms sales worth billions to Saudi Arabia and its allies responsible for the war and destruction in the country  

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