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

Furlough end threatens 1 million jobs

Mass unemployment and the scourge of long-term joblessness have returned.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  27 August 2021

Stop the third wave: no trade-off between lives and livelihoods

Coronavirus cases are surging once again.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 June 2021

The pandemic is dragging working-class women back to 2017

The pay gap is widening.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 March 2021

The Jarrow Crusade – a model to follow?

1930s unemployed movement.

Joy Macready and Dave Stockton  ·  08 October 2020

The unemployed struggles of the 1920s – We will not starve in silence!

HIstory of the National Unemployed Workers Movement.

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2020

Bristol Trades Council to protest rising unemployment

Take this motion to your trade union or Labour branch.

Workers Power  ·  01 October 2020

Motion on the great jobs massacre

Passed by Lambeth Unison

Workers Power  ·  09 September 2020

How capitalism causes unemployment

How Marxists explain the causes and consequences of unemployment under capitalism

Jeremy Dewar and Samuel George  ·  08 September 2020

Down with Universal Credit: a living wage for all

Every person should be entitled to a living wage

Mel Astbury  ·  08 September 2020

Jobs for all!

Fight for work or full pay.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  07 September 2020

Unite and fight for jobs and education

Students must organise solidarity with workers struggles.

Mel Astbury  ·  07 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 great jobs massacre has begun

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

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 July 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

Unpaid internships: an exploitive trick

Increasing numbers of young people are being forced to work for free as school leavers, college leavers and university graduates enter a flat jobs market, writes Rachel Brooks.

Workers Power  ·  30 May 2011

Britain’s young jilted generation

SOME PEOPLE would have you believe that young people today are lazy and that they don’t care about education. Adverts tell young people how terrible their life will be without the right shoes, deodorant or iPhone. Teachers and celebrities tell us that there is a world full of opportunities and it’s our own fault if […]

Workers Power  ·  25 March 2011

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