Work-to-rule on Leeds bins

Refuse collectors and street cleaners in Leeds will be taking industrial action over the Christmas period.

Creationism in the science classroom - 29% of science teachers say 'yes'

More than a quarter of science teachers polled by Ipsos MORI think creationism should be taught in the science classroom.

Resistance to job cuts at the University of Salford gathers steam

Around 150 job losses have been forecast by opponents as part of large cuts across the university, along with the slashing of courses and funding.

Freedom newspaper copy dates - 2009

Copy dates for the anarchist newspaper Freedom for next year - send submissions to freedomeds - puttheatsigninhere -

Brighton anti-war protests, 2002-3

Images from the anti-war protests in Brighton leading up to and following the outbreak of the Iraq war. Many of these events are recollected and analysed here.

Christmas strikes could hit Royal Mail

Workers in Coventry, Crewe, Liverpool, Stockport, Bolton and Oxford are threatening 24-hour strike action on Friday over the proposed merger of some depots. The Communication Workers Union says 500 jobs could be lost and has challenged Royal Mail to negotiate.

Regeneration, but not for miners

Funding for the coalfields has been lauded by the government as a stunning transformation of old mining communities through free-market activity allied with government nous. But buried in amongst the back-slapping are figures which show the ex-miners themselves have been left in the cold while the wealthy profit around them

Liverpool dockers dispute photo gallery, 1995

Photographs from the Mersey docks dispute of 1995-6.

Pay: what went wrong in 2007?

Libcom's analysis of what went wrong with the industrial disputes over the rising cost of living in 2007, and how to do things better in 2008.

More wildcats at Brighton bin depot

Bin workers in Brighton staged a wildcat walkout yesterday and have threatened strikes in the new year in protest of new rounds and redundancies.