Workers Power issue 400

After 1 February: where next?

By KD Tait ON 1 FEBRUARY hundreds of thousands of teachers, lecturers, civil servants and train drivers struck in the biggest coordinated day of action for many years. In London […]

KD Tait  ·  07 February 2023

Editorial 400: Victory means rank and file organisation

THE CURRENT strike wave represents the biggest and most widely spread opposition to capital since the 1980s, with up to 3 million strike days between June 2022 and the beginning […]

Workers Power  ·  07 February 2023

‘What NHS crisis’ says government as it pushes private sector

By Andy Yorke WINTER IS here and along with it the deepest NHS crisis yet. Despite the respite from covid in 2022, waiting lists hit an all-time record of 7.2 […]

Andy Yorke  ·  07 February 2023

Tories rip up workers’ rights

By Jeremy Dewar PRIME MINISTER Rishi Sunak and business secretary Grant Shapps are rushing the Strikes (minimum service levels) Bill through parliament in order to deny workers the right to […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  07 February 2023

NHS strikes: organise to win

IN A historic first, nurses in the RCN union, pushed to breaking point, have joined the strike wave against the cost of living crisis. And despite media attempts to probe […]

Andy Yorke  ·  07 February 2023

The first year of the Ukraine war

By Dave Stockton THE 23–24 February is the first anniversary of Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine War. On that night, 190,000 Russian armed forces launched a massive attack on the country. Their […]

Dave Stockton  ·  07 February 2023

Starmer v Sunak

By Alex Rutherford WITH A new winter of discontent, rising prices, a growing strike wave and scandals ranging from tax penalties to kidnapped child refugees, it is no wonder that […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  07 February 2023

End neglect and abuse of asylum seekers

By R. Banks THE GOVERNMENT’S mistreatment of asylum seekers has come into public focus in recent weeks through a series of scandals, highlighting serious safeguarding failures and violations of basic […]

R Banks  ·  07 February 2023

Crackdown in Iran as hardliners consolidate power

By Tim Nailsea IN THE wake of the massive repression which has, for the time being at least, suppressed the mass protest movement, following the murder of Mahsa Amini by […]

Tim Nailsea  ·  07 February 2023

Israel: rising repression, rising resistance

By Alex Rutherford and Marcel Rajecky ON 30 DECEMBER, the Israeli parliament voted into office a government headed by Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu. This time, Netanyahu has included in his […]

Workers Power  ·  07 February 2023

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