Monthly Archives: August 2009

FOR AN ALL ISLAND WORKERS’ MOVEMENT!

The working class on the island need a Workers’ Movement that is conscious and organised. It requires the Vestas workers by their side to develop this process. When Vestas workers sum up their struggle so far we ask them to … Continue reading

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Only The Working Class can save the Day on the Isle of Wight.

With Vestas closing the crisis on the Isle of Wight has been exacerbated. Hundreds of jobs at Vestas and related suppliers and indeed the local economy are all affected. The issue on the island is how it can be led … Continue reading

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Keeping the initiative is the main issue at Vestas.

There are a number problems coming from various angles operating at Vestas at the moment. How do Vestas workers develop consciousness and deal with it? The most important aspect of this is to keep the initiative in your own hands. … Continue reading

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VESTAS: Was it Necessary? – Of Course it was!!!

After 18 days of occupation by workers the question arises about whether it was necessary for workers to stage such a protest in such a manner. The question is of course rhetorical, the answer is absolutely it was and why … Continue reading

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A New Vision for the Future?

Investment in New Social Programmes. In the 1930’s depression and after the war the vision became a reality for investment in social programmes. The Beveridge report was published and the essence of the Welfare State that included the NHS came … Continue reading

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Transparency and informed decision making is the issue.

The owners of Vestas have been the clumsiest when keeping their hands close to their chest and spreading disinformation particularly about their reasons for closing the factory. The occupiers have forced the real intentions out into the open. It is … Continue reading

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The Courts act on behalf of the employers –

It is not surprising that the court agreed to the eviction order today, after all the state is the instrument of class rule. It is the constitutional right of private property to be protected by law. There is nothing in … Continue reading

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