Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Fight to Save the NHS Goes On

UNISON healthcare conference – Our NHS Our Future: The Unison Health Care Conference 2012 was held from April 23-25 in Brighton. As WWIE pointed out last week, the conference took place at a crucial time for all working in the … Continue reading

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Party Funding, Corruption and the Concentration of Power

On March 26, Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, made a statement to the House of Commons on party funding. The statement was made in the context of the scandalous revelations of the “cash for Cameron” affair. The previous … Continue reading

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The history of all human beings is one of wanting to be more than they currently were or are.

From the moment that certain species of hominid emerged from the primate world and along with it the ability to rise above that condition, the human world became the predominant existence. The ascent from savagery and barbarism was an evolutionary … Continue reading

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Pensions protest on Clegg’s doorstep

16 April 2012 Dozens of PCS members joined a protest to defend pensions on Nick Clegg’s doorstep in Sheffield at noon on Saturday. The demonstration, organised by the PCS Yorkshire and Humberside regional office, outside the deputy prime minister’s Hallam … Continue reading

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Pensioners Savings Hit:

Lax monetary policy bad for savers, Budget report says BBC The government should explore ways to help pensioners whose retirement income has been undermined by low interest rates, a committee of MPs has said. In a report on the Budget, … Continue reading

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Youth and the Right to be More than they are Now.

The right to be more than one is now is a human abstraction that motivates an individual or collective to become accomplished. It is a human aspiration that raises material and cultural requirement. When we say that “the future belongs … Continue reading

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NEW YORK: Attack on pensions

New York Pensions Are a Right New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched a major attack on the pensions of New York public sector workers, demanding they pay more for less (see articles below). Hundreds of teachers demonstrated in downtown … Continue reading

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