By Tim Nailsea IN THE wake of the massive repression which has, for the time being at least, suppressed the mass protest movement, following the murder of Mahsa Amini by Iran’s ‘morality police’. The UK and the European Union are taking measures to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a ‘terrorist organisation’. The IRGC […]
Tim Nailsea reviews A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organising and the Fight for Democracy by Jane McAlevey
The deep divisions in the Conservative party have their roots in the decline of British capitalism.
The fight at Chep is an example of how attacks on the cost of living are eroding workers’ pay.
The British media have hailed the scale of sanctions being imposed upon Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.
Strike-breaking by Coventry's Labour council has raised the question of affiliation once again
The only way to ensure that union officials will never again sell out their own members to the bosses and the state is to democratise our unions.
Amid growing tensions between the CPB and the YCL, Tim Nailsea explains the nature of Stalinist politics.
Tim Nailsea reviews Why You Should Be A Trade Unionist by Len McCluskey
By Tim Nailsea STAGECOACH DRIVERS, engineers and cleaners in Scotland, Chesterfield, Manchester, the North-East, Lancashire and Liverpool and South Wales are all balloting, or have already been balloted for strike action. The issues are broadly the same everywhere. Despite working throughout the pandemic at considerable personal risk, drivers have either not been awarded a pay […]
By Tim Nailsea BRITAIN’S ECONOMIC growth has almost stalled because of shortages of labour in parts of industry and of material inputs, due to disruptions in the supply chain, coupled with the effects of Brexit. GDP grew by 0.4% in August but is still 0.8% below where it was in February 2020, before the country […]
We need 15% or £15 an hour
Remember the old slogan - "with the union leaders where possible, without them where necessary".
The pandemic revealed just how much British capitalism relies upon transport workers
Brexit and pandemic-induced shortages fuel demands for action on pay and conditions
This year's annual conference presents a last chance for the Labour left to regroup and reassess its priorities
Members deliver surprise result in blow for right and official left
Much of the interest in the Unite General Secretary election has been the result of the union’s influence in internal Labour Party politics.
General Secretary candidate Sharon Graham heads up the union's Organising Unit.
Unite General Secretary election raises questions about organising the rank and file.
Four candidates will be on the ballot paper.