General strike

Solidarity with the workers and youth of Kazakhstan!

Demand an immediate end to the state of emergency and all restrictions on democratic rights.

Martin Suchanek  ·  07 January 2022

Can India’s class struggle overcome communitarian divides?

Against racism and neoliberalism.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  10 January 2021

Which way forward for the unions?

As the Autumn’s coordinated strike action stalls, Jeremy Dewar reviews the unions’ record and asks how we can stop the retreat Up to 150,000 marched in London, Glasgow and Belfast in October in response to the TUC’s call, “Britain needs a pay rise”. There was wild applause in Hyde Park for our leaders’ speeches, none […]

Workers Power  ·  06 November 2014

Time for action

The TUC’s recent call for a mid-week day of action was a response to pressure from the rank and file – and pressure from the rank and file is needed to make it happen. Twelve months ago, the 2012 TUC Congress passed a motion from the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) calling on the unions to […]

Workers Power  ·  09 October 2013

People’s Assembly: an opportunity to fight for a general strike

The Coalition of Resistance has called a People’s Assembly in June. Already it looks as if it will be big. But, asks Jeremy Dewar, will it unite the movement against austerity in the action we need? During the three years of cuts and closures, privatisation and poverty the Coalition government has inflicted on the working […]

Workers Power  ·  13 March 2013

WP#370: Editorial – Unite the struggles and tear down the coalition

DAVID CAMERON could yet meet his poll tax moment. His latest outrage, the bedroom tax, is igniting massive discontent. The Welfare Reform Act includes an attempt to snatch back housing benefit from anyone deemed to be living with a spare bedroom, including disabled people and low-income families. In areas like the North West tenants cannot […]

Workers Power  ·  12 March 2013

Editorial: let's learn the lessons of 2012 | #369 February 2013

Read issue 369 here THE COALITION government is determined to start 2013 as it means to go on: by making workers, benefit claimants, pensioners and young people pay for the ongoing economic crisis. Austerity is now set to last till 2018 at least. A decade of pain. Not for themselves of course. This government has […]

Workers Power  ·  20 January 2013

Open Letter to the Unite the Resistance Steering Committee

Read the PDF version of our bulletin From Rebecca Allen and Jeremy Drinkall, candidates for the new steering committee to be elected on 17 November, on behalf of Workers Power Dear Brothers, Sisters and Comrades, We welcome the Unite the Resistance conference on 17 November as a chance to bring together the different struggles and […]

Workers Power  ·  15 November 2012

The TUC's failures: right and left

When the Tories cobbled together the Con-Dem Coalition in May 2010, they were clear about how they were going to tackle the economic downturn – by making the working class pay for the capitalist crisis. With the Lib Dems limping lamely behind them, the Tories set their plan to rip society apart and rebuild it in […]

Workers Power  ·  15 October 2012

Europe against austerity

The continent is still deep in recession. Coordinated by Germany, France and the European Commission and Central Bank, savage austerity is being imposed on its weaker economies. KD Tait looks at resistance in Portugal and Greece and opposition in France to the new Fiscal Treaty. The southern states of the European Union – Portugal, Italy and […]

Workers Power  ·  15 October 2012

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