Below we share, Len McCluskey’s – leader of the biggest trade union in Europe, Unite – speech in Hyde Park to the TUC anti-cuts demonstration on Saturday 20 October 2012. Read more
The continent of Latin America is changing rapidly and the good news is that it is the people of Latin America themselves that are driving this progressive agenda. For the first time the people of the continent are taking control of their own resources and their own destinies, and this model of continental self determination is one we should all applaud and support. Read more
Tomorrow – Wednesday November 30 2011 – 3 million public sector workers across the country will be on strike, not only to defend their pensions, but also to stand up for public services and a decent society, against the savage and ideological cuts of the Tories. From joining picket lines to protests – there is so much that students can do tomorrow to support the strike. Read more
Members of the National Union of Teachers and Associate of Teachers and Lecturers have voted overwhelmingly to join the University and College Union to strike against Tory attacks on pension on 30 June. The results of the Public and Commercial Services Union’s strike ballot are due tomorrow. Almost 1 million workers are expected to strike in the co-ordinated action later this month. Read more
As VAT rises to 20% and the rest of the Tory-led government’s cuts start to bite, students must be at the fore-front of the anti-cuts movement. The inspirational fight against the attacks on higher and further education over the past months has proved that a broad base of students can work positively together to fight the government’s destructive policies.
Students must continue to lead the way against the Tory attacks, joining with trade unions, the wider anti-cuts movement and the progressive majority in society. The national demonstration called by the TUC on 26 March is the next big opportunity. We need to take to the streets in our tens of thousands once again to march for the alternative: jobs, growth and social justice. Read more Read more