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Syriza’s modest proposal

By Tobi Hansen and KD Tait 19 January 2015 A snap general election in Greece looks set to end in victory for radical left wing party Syriza, ending a six-year…

London buses: 80 different rates – one solid strike

By Bernie McAdam 14 January On 13 January over 20,000 London striking bus drivers in Unite paralysed services. Pickets were held outside every bus garage in the capital. Boris Johnson’s…

Is UKIP a threat to Labour in 2015?

UKIP slashed a Labour majority from 5,971 in 2010 to 617 in Heywood and Middleton last month, setting the pundits claiming that UKIP could damage Labour’s vote at the general…

£10 minimum an hour – now!

By Joy Macready The campaign for a £10 an hour minimum wage is gaining momentum – and it’s about time. Everyone deserves a decent wage. Following a unanimous vote at…

Ferguson: the cops re-arm

By Peter Main November is expected to see a Grand Jury decide not to indict Darren Wilson, a white policeman, for the shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown…

USA: low paid fight for $15

As the fight for a living wage begins to take off here in Britain, Chris Clough takes inspiration from the Fight for $15 campaign in the US Fast food workers…

UKIP: a racist, big business party

Andy Yorke is bemused and disgusted in equal measure by the airspace and column inches afforded to UKIP’s Nigel Farage. Time to unmask the racist party Two by-elections in October…

Vote Labour – and build a socialist alternative

By Marcus Halaby As next year’s general election approaches, working class people across Britain will be thinking about who to vote for, or whether to vote at all. Labour’s abject…

Workers Power No.380 November 2014

The November 2014 issue of Workers Power is out now.   Click here to read online (pdf) or select an article below Save the NHS – support the healthworkers’ strike No to…

Which way forward for the unions?

As the Autumn’s coordinated strike action stalls, Jeremy Dewar reviews the unions’ record and asks how we can stop the retreat Up to 150,000 marched in London, Glasgow and Belfast…