Workers Power issue 395

Stop Julian Assange extradition

Priti Patel has agreed to extradite Julian Assange to the United States.

R Banks  ·  13 July 2022

Starmer fails test of elections and strikes

Boris Johnson's government suffered two significant by-election defeats on 23 June.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  13 July 2022

Colleges to strike as UCU re-ballots in HE

UCU members at 33 further education (FE) colleges are taking part in a ballot for industrial action.

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  13 July 2022

Building collectivism, organising councils of action

By Andy Yorke THE 18 JUNE demonstration and RMT strikes have given a real shot in the arm for hundreds of thousands of workers preparing to defend their pay, jobs […]

Andy Yorke  ·  05 July 2022

Mail, post, telecoms: co-ordinate the strikes

By a CWU rep IT IS a sign of the times that workers across the three main sectors organised by the Communications Workers Union—Royal Mail, Post Office and British Telecom—could […]

Andy Yorke  ·  05 July 2022

Women’s double burden doubles again

By Millie Collins AFTER 12 YEARS of cuts to wages, pensions and public services, one in five—14.5 million—people live in poverty, including more than four million children. While the richest […]

KD Tait  ·  05 July 2022

Colombia: Right-wing ousted by populist coalition

By Dave Stockton THE VICTORY of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez in the elections for president and vice president in Colombia was greeted with rejoicing on the streets. This is […]

KD Tait  ·  05 July 2022

Pakistan: The capitalist crisis and the working class

By Shehzad Arshad SINCE SHAHBAZ Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League replaced Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister, the political crisis wracking the country has deepened. Nevertheless Sharif’s new government […]

KD Tait  ·  05 July 2022

1972: When dockers fought the law—and the dockers won

The 1972 dock strike has important lessons for today as we enter a new period of industrial struggle

Bernie McAdam  ·  05 July 2022

The Rwanda deportations: a ‘world leading’ attack on refugee rights

The arbitrary denial of rights to asylum seekers who arrive by irregular routes threatens the principle of universal democratic and human rights

Workers Power  ·  28 June 2022

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