THE WORKING class is facing the most serious attack on its living standards since the introduction of austerity after the financial crisis of 2007–8. Workers have responded with the biggest […]
INFLATION HAS reached its highest level since the 1980s. The November rate for the UK was 10.67%. Between September 2021 and September 2022, food prices increased by 14.5 percent. At […]
AS IMPORTANT as they are, these strikes are not the immediate answer for the whole working class. Given weak levels of unionisation and strikes in Britain since the 1980s and […]
By Tim Nailsea A Collective Bargain is Jane McAlevey’s third book, following Raising Expectations (and Hell) and No Shortcuts. These are useful reading for trade union activists and are the […]
Labour’s lead has narrowed to just four points.
Dave Stocking reviews Simon Hannah's book on Lambeth Council's struggle against Thatcherism.
By KD Tait THE RAILWAY NETWORK was brought to a standstill as 40,000 rail workers walked out in the first national strike for 30 years. The RMT union is taking […]
What are they for?
In the first week of May, 85 years ago, the tragic end to the Spanish revolution played out on the streets of Barcelona.
The base rate of pay for deliveries has been reduced by 24%.