Workers Power issue 398

Fight for a workers’ government

Editorial November 2022, No. 398

KD Tait  ·  02 November 2022

As Tories fall apart, workers’ action can finish them off

By KD Tait SIX SHORT weeks was all Tory MPs needed to put an end to the Truss experiment. This time they did not make the mistake of consulting their members. Having already installed Jeremy Hunt as Chancellor, the election rules were blatantly rigged in favour of the bankers’ man Rishi Sunak. The forces of […]

KD Tait  ·  02 November 2022

Postal bosses go nuclear — union must respond in kind

CWU leaders have called off strikes after bosses threatened them with court action

A CWU Rep  ·  02 November 2022

Leftwing candidate excluded in Labour HQ stitch-up

Members should boycott this fraudulent selection.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  02 November 2022

New anti-union laws tighten the noose

What is the TUC going to do about it?

KD Tait  ·  02 November 2022

Yellow Unison goes running to education bosses

By a Unison activist THE NATIONAL Education Union has won an impressive mandate to call an official strike ballot for a cost of living pay increase. Not only did over a quarter of a million teachers vote by 86% on a 62% turnout for strike action in support of a fully-funded (i.e. increasing school budgets) […]

Workers Power  ·  02 November 2022

Childcare in crisis: mothers’ march demands better

By Millie Collins MORE THAN 12,000 people took to the streets across 11 major cities on 29 October to protest the extortionate cost of childcare, demanding much needed reforms to the archaic parental leave system—which Rishi Sunak disgracefully described as a ‘holiday’. The ‘March of the Mummies’ was organised by Pregnant Then Screwed, a charity […]

Millie Collins  ·  02 November 2022

Latest UN climate reports show need for socialist solutions

Official reports chart the complete failure of attempts to solve the climate crisis and serve as a reminder of the urgent need for socialist solutions.

Alex Rutherford  ·  02 November 2022

Trouble at the top: the social roots of the Tory crisis

The deep divisions in the Conservative party have their roots in the decline of British capitalism.

Tim Nailsea  ·  02 November 2022

French workers on the march

The cost of living crisis is prompting the biggest strikes in years. But trade union leaders are holding back a general strike.

Workers Power  ·  01 November 2022

China: Xi locks down the party

Who is Xi scared of?

Peter Main  ·  01 November 2022

Iran: workers join protests

By Dave Stockton PROTESTS FOLLOWING the murder of 22 year-old Jina Mahsa Amini have developed into the most serious challenge to the Iranian dicatorship in four decades. Women have taken the lead in daily demonstrations and have been joined by students in the country’s universities and schools, and, crucially, workers taking mass political strike action. […]

Dave Stockton  ·  01 November 2022

Hands off Haiti!

Haitians don't want or need another armed intervention

Dave Stockton  ·  01 November 2022

The great building workers’ strike of 1972

The building workers' strike holds lessons on the dangers of Broad Leftism for union activists today

Dave Stockton  ·  07 November 2011

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