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21 September 2016
Three in five young women aged 13 to 21 have faced some kind of sexual harassment at school or college in the last year. Tokenism at the top has gone together with retaining practices like sexist school and workplace dress codes.
14 September 2016
Theatre - 'Dare Devil Rides to Jarama': The 1930s was a decade sharply divided between left and right. It was also a time when intrepid motorcycle racers stunned spectators with 'speedway' stunts. Socialist theatre company Townsend Productions combines the two in its upcoming show.
7 September 2016
The BBC declared that public support for the junior doctors was 'crumbling' ahead of their now-suspended five-day strike. But at Salford Shopping Centre on 3 September, there was precisely no evidence of a decline in public support. Quite the reverse, in fact.
24 August 2016
Beginning under the Margaret Thatcher governments of the 1980s, the NHS has been hit by decades of worsening privatisation and attacks.
14 July 2016
Reports and comments from Grimsby, Manchester, Liverpool and London
21 June 2016
Phone or text 07968 713 454 for info
11 May 2016
"It's time for a public inquiry into the policing of the miners' strike, not just Orgreave and the role of the police, but also the role of politicians." Surprisingly this comment is from Sir Peter Fahy, former chief constable of Greater Manchester Police.
11 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. College and uni lecturers lead the fightback.
4 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Strike at Barnet council, strike planned at secure hospital, strike ballot at Manchester University.
21 October 2015
20,000 doctors and health workers marched in London against Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt's vicious attacks on pay and conditions on 17 October. The marchers were angry and determined. Thousands more demonstrated in Nottingham and Belfast
14 October 2015
The privatisation of Royal Mail is deeply unpopular but clearly the biggest draw to this rally was the main speaker, Jeremy Corbyn.
7 October 2015
100,000 people marched through Manchester on Sunday against the Tories
30 September 2015
On 4 October thousands will throng through the streets of Manchester to demonstrate against a vicious government of the rich. As the popularity of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership campaign has shown, big numbers of people want an alternative to austerity.
23 September 2015
March against the Tories 4 October. Join the national student demo 4 November. Fight for student strikes.
23 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. 'Kill the Bill' meetings, environment research council strikes, Open University job threats and victimised postal union rep John Vasey.
25 August 2015
UCU, Unison and Unite at the University of Manchester (UoM) are all currently preparing to fight after 300+ attended a joint union meeting to discuss threats to jobs.
25 August 2015
Hundreds of distribution workers at white-goods distribution company Indesit have started a series of national strikes over pay
19 August 2015
Trade unions UCU, Unison and Unite at the University of Manchester are preparing to fight to save hundreds of jobs. Over 300 staff attended a joint union meeting to discuss management threats.
5 August 2015
Attacks on staff and services are escalating at the University of Manchester
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