UK

Unite: national strike needed to make Stagecoach pay up

We need 15% or £15 an hour

Tim Nailsea  ·  15 October 2021

A living wage for all

By Jeremy Dewar Workers in Britain are being hit by a triple whammy this month: inflation heading towards 5%; a £20 cut to Universal Credit, hitting the unemployed and worst paid workers; and the ending of furlough for 1 million workers, throwing hundreds of thousands out the door. These are not ‘temporary blips’ that will […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  10 October 2021

National Insurance hike will make workers pay for Tory health and care crisis

By Reginald Banks The Tories have fired an initial salvo at the working class in the battle over who is to pay for the pandemic. The new ‘health and social care levy’, which cleared all of its Commons stages in a single day, will raise national insurance rates by 1.25% to their highest level ever […]

Reginald Banks  ·  09 October 2021

Met boss keeps top job – for now

Despite a career of abuse, cover-up and racism, Cressida Dick will be reappointed as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.

Marcel Rajecky  ·  07 October 2021

Strategy and tactics in Unite after Graham’s election

Remember the old slogan - "with the union leaders where possible, without them where necessary".

Tim Nailsea  ·  05 October 2021

HGV crisis: Argos workers show the way

The pandemic revealed just how much British capitalism relies upon transport workers

Tim Nailsea  ·  03 October 2021

Labour Party Conference 2021: Locking the Left out for good?

Starmer’s overriding goal in 2021 is to lock the party’s left wing out of power for good.

Dave Stockton  ·  01 October 2021

Uber drivers step up fight for fair pay with two days of action

Two trade unions have called on Uber drivers to stop work.

Workers Power  ·  30 September 2021

Afghanistan: Regime changes in Kabul

By Dave Stockton AS THE 20th anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of the War on Terror and the misnamed Operation Enduring Freedom approached, Joe Biden pulled the plug on the Nato occupation of Afghanistan. Announcing the exit of the remaining 2,500 US troops from the country led to horrible scenes in Kabul airport, with […]

Dave Stockton  ·  27 August 2021

Fighting Priti Patel’s war on migrants

Despite its talk of helping Afghan refugees, the government is passing new laws to harass migrants

Millie Collins  ·  27 August 2021

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