Mercy Baguma, a Govan mother originally from Uganda, was found dead in her flat last Saturday (22 August 2020) beside her starving baby causing public outcry across Britain.
Young communists in the Indian state of Kerala have raised around £1.2 million in distress relief funds after two devastating floods and the threat of a spike in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement on current developments in Belarus following the presidential elections.
Over the last week, Nigel Farage, former leader of UKIP and Far Right Brexiteer has launched a campaign to “declare an emergency in the Channel” amid reports that ‘illegal’ crossings are at an all-time high.
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), have shown the number of people in work decreased by 220,000 between April and June. The largest quarterly drop since the height of the financial crisis in 2009. As with the crisis then, young workers are expected to be hit hardest. Morgan Horn, industrial officer […]
Today (11 August 2020) in the Scottish Parliament, John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary, announced a U-turn over the SQA exam result fiasco which saw hundreds of thousands of grades downgraded. In Parliament, Swinney apologised for “getting it wrong”, and has pledged to launch an independent inquiry into the scandal.
“The COVID crisis has exposed jobs, the right to work and society’s total dependence on labour as the fault-line of capitalism”, Andy Bain told the Communist Party’s Executive Committee on Saturday (8 August 2020).
Yesterday (4 August 2020), Challenge covered how the Scottish Government and Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) had committed an clear class war against working class and deprived schoolchildren, awarding a significant number of children grades which were much lower than that which their teachers and preliminary grades had predicted.
Secondary school pupils across Scotland have been receiving their exam results today (4 August 2020) in exceptional circumstances, with exams being cancelled for the first time in history due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) issued a statement marking the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons yesterday (30 July 2020).