Editorial November 2022, No. 398
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 […]
CWU leaders have called off strikes after bosses threatened them with court action
Members should boycott this fraudulent selection.
What is the TUC going to do about it?
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) […]
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 […]
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.
The deep divisions in the Conservative party have their roots in the decline of British capitalism.
The cost of living crisis is prompting the biggest strikes in years. But trade union leaders are holding back a general strike.
Who is Xi scared of?
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. […]
Haitians don't want or need another armed intervention
The building workers' strike holds lessons on the dangers of Broad Leftism for union activists today