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Defy the anti-union laws

Union leaders complain that their hands are tied by the anti-union laws, but where is the campaign to abolish them? Jeremy Dewar outlines how we could launch one When the…

Editorial: organise the rank and file

Over the past year or two the failure of the union leaders – left as well as right – to call the escalating and united action they have promised at…

We need a new leadership to beat austerity

By Jeremy Dewar As union leaders prepare to wind down strikes and settle for a pro-austerity Labour government, workers need to fight for a pay rise now and demand Miliband…

10 July strike: one day is not enough

By Dave Stockton More than one million workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland struck on Thursday 10 July against the government freeze on pay and the 20% decline in real wages…

10 July strike bulletin: step up the action and fight to win

Our Bulletin for strikers on the 10 July public sector strike, arguing that one day protests won’t be enough to smash the pay freeze.  …

Strike together to smash the pay freeze

Millions of us have suffered a huge drop in our living standards as the bankers, bosses and Tories have made us pay for their crisis. Jeremy Dewar explains why we…

Going all out to win at Lambeth College

By Jeremy Dewar Like many further education establishments, Lambeth College is facing devastating cuts. Unlike most, however, its workforce has come out fighting – in an all-out indefinite strike. Teachers…

Has the Labour Link broken beyond repair?

  A special conference in London voted by 86 per cent to approve constitutional changes that will massively reduce the number of union affiliated members in the party and curtail…

Teachers: all out on 26 march

 The National Union of Teachers has called a national strike in a continuing campaign to defend pay, pensions and conditions: report by NUT member Bernie McAdam Teachers are right to…

Scrap the Tories’ hospital closure clause

  By Dara O’Cogaidhin   The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign brought about one of the most significant defeats for this government to date – a judicial review in July ruled…