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Royal Mail privatisation sparks CWU strike ballot

Postal workers should vote yes to fight not just cuts but privatisation too By a CWU rep  In late August rumours from government sources surfaced in the press that the…

50,000 march on the Tories

Dave Stockton writes, according to Greater Manchester Police a column of some 50,000 demonstrators threaded its way through the streets of the city centre in a route which passed within…

Political Perspectives: autumn 2013

Perspectives passed by Workers Power National Committee, 15 September 2013. A: The Economy George Osborne boasts that Britain’s economy is “turning a corner” and “those in favour of a Plan…

CWU national reps meeting kicks off fight against Royal Mail privatisation

By a CWU postal rep…

CWU Bulletin: vote ‘Yes’ for action to stop privatisation

CWU leaders have called a ballot – with a ‘yes’ vote we could on strike by 10 October. The only way to scupper privatisation is to strike and show potential…

March on Tory Party Conference – 29 September

The illusion has been shattered. The austerity coalition – which was cobbled together by David Cameron and Nick Clegg after the election, on a set of policies never put to…

Is this our last chance to unite the resistance?

By Jeremy Dewar / 02 September 2013 David Cameron broke off his fourth summer holiday in an attempt to stampede parliament into supporting military action against Syria. But Ed Miliband,…

At 65, the NHS is sadly unwell…

By Dara O’Coghaidin, Mental Health worker / 02 September 2013 Established in 1948 to be a free and universal system of healthcare, the NHS reached the pensionable age of 65…

Royal Mail privatisation: workers prepare to fight

By a CWU rep Earlier this month, 500 full-time Communication Workers Union reps and officials, gathered in London for an emergency “policy forum”. They voted unanimously for a national strike…

Media’s “NHS needless deaths” smear campaign exposed

A recent “correction” in The Guardian makes it the first mainstream newspaper to confirm what many activists, bloggers and most of all, health workers have known for months: the so-called “needless deaths”…