Unite and fight for jobs and education

Students must organise solidarity with workers struggles.

Mel Astbury  ·  07 September 2020

Tories could unleash a second wave by reopening schools

For parents', students' and teachers' control of health and safety in our schools.

A UCU rep  ·  03 September 2020

British Gas threaten to “fire and re-hire” 20,000 workers

GMB must press ahead with strike ballot.

George Banks  ·  03 September 2020

“Jobs jobs jobs”

Labour’s unemployment policy means handouts for the rich.

Tim Nailsea  ·  03 September 2020

Work or full pay!

Ending the furlough scheme threatens many thousands of jobs.

Dave Brody  ·  02 September 2020

The end of the eviction ban threatens many thousands with homelessness

170,000 private tenants have been threatened with eviction.

George Banks  ·  02 September 2020

Unite leaders recommend surrender

Say no to shoddy British Airways deal!

Tim Nailsea  ·  01 September 2020

Grassroots Fight for 15% can Win by Escalating Action

Rallies and demonstrations are due to take place across the country, as part of a growing grassroots revolt by nurses and health workers excluded from a recent public sector pay rise

KD Tait  ·  26 August 2020

How the pandemic hits women hardest

By Jaqueline Katherina Singh Internationally, women make up 70 percent of the staff in social and care professions. According to the German Institute for Economic Research, the proportion of women in the so-called systemically important occupational groups in Germany is just under 75 percent. In this article, we want to give an overview of how […]

Workers Power  ·  25 August 2020

Germany: The second wave of the corona-sceptics?

By Wilhelm Schulz It was an eerie sight: up to 30,000 corona “sceptics” and direct deniers of the pandemic demonstrating in Berlin on August 1. The organisers of the so-called hygiene demonstrations mobilised from all over Germany to celebrate the supposed end of the corona pandemic. The number of new daily infections recorded worldwide is […]

Workers Power  ·  03 August 2020

The Pandemic, the crisis and workers’ resistance in India

By Irfan Khan In India, almost one and a half million people have been infected by the coronavirus by the end of July. On 26.7. 1.435.435 infections were officially registered, 32,771 have died during the last months. Given the enormous rise in cases in recent weeks, the whole country is likely to be at the […]

Workers Power  ·  28 July 2020

The global crisis, the working class and the left

The global working class is threatened by the pandemic and economic crisis.

Workers Power  ·  18 July 2020

The great jobs massacre has begun

As unemployment rockets, union rank & file and unemployed must launch fightback.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 July 2020

Five ways the government’s emergency coronavirus legislation threatens the working class – and how to fight back

From strengthened police powers to forcing workers to pay for the crisis.

Dave Brody  ·  08 June 2020

Unions and Labour Councils must step up the fight against unsafe re-opening of schools

How we can stop the schools reopening on 1 June and put public health before private wealth

A school union rep  ·  20 May 2020

Relaxing the Lockdown? To save lives and jobs – we’ll need workers control

Britain has become No1 in Europe and No2 in the world for COVID-19 mortality. To replace the “stay at home’ message with “go to work” carries the danger of a second peak.

Dave Stockton  ·  07 May 2020

Threat of mass walkouts foils Royal Mail bosses’ sneak attack

Royal Mail's attempt to cut the postal service has been thwarted by the threat of walkouts.

A CWU Rep  ·  04 May 2020

Hungary: Orban uses pandemic to attack Trans rights

Under the guise of the coronavirus pandemic, Viktor Orban has been granted the power to rule Hungary by decree. His first act? To attack trans rights.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  04 May 2020

Remember the dead – fight for the living!

As the coronavirus crisis rips through society, International Workers' Memorial Day on 28 April is more important than ever.

Andy Yorke  ·  27 April 2020

Why Covid-19 has pushed the NHS past breaking point

The UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed not only the ineptitude of the current government but the sorry state of our National Health Service, which has been pushed to breaking point by successive administrations

Rebecca Anderson  ·  13 April 2020

A million sign on in two weeks: the reality behind Sunak’s empty promises

In the last two weeks of March, 950,000 people successfully applied for the income support part of Universal Credit. The DWP has moved 10,000 backroom staff onto the frontline to cope with the 10-fold surge in demand

Jeremy Dewar  ·  11 April 2020

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