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PCS: time to move beyond one-day strikes

The Public and Commercial Services Union has played a leading role in calling for the co-ordinated public sector strike on 30 June, writes Rebecca Allan, PCS rep…

Teachers taking action over pensions

THIS YEAR’S NUT conference passed important resolutions calling for co-ordinated strikes over pensions and backed calls for a one day public sector general strike. Teachers will now join with hundreds of thousands…

Battle for Libya rages on

Fierce fighting continues across Libya as the revolutionaries struggle to bring down Gaddafi’s regime.…

Egypt: the struggle for freedom continues

The revolution in Egypt has entered a new phase. New independent trade unions are recruiting tens of thousands and demanding an end to starvation wages and sweatshop conditions. Marcus Halaby…

Syrians can bring down Assad regime

SYRIAN security forces shot dead over 80 protesters on 22 April. They killed another 12 the next day, as the democracy movement attempted to bury its dead. President Bashar al-Assad…

Fight racism – defend migrants

Prime Minister David Cameron has again whipped up racist fears about immigration, calling for “good immigration, not mass immigration” and claiming he will stop “hundreds of thousands” coming to Britain.…

Thousands march for Smiley Culture

“DIRTY BABYLON!” snarled the crowd in time to the reggae beat. It was a line from a 1980s Smiley Culture hit: “Cockney say Ol’ Bill, we say Dirty Babylon”. How…

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