Monthly Archives: September 2013

20,000 in Stafford Hospital March

20,000 in Stafford Hospital march for children’s services to stay. Campaign group Support Stafford Hospital oppose plans to move some services Thousands of campaigners have marched in opposition to plans to move maternity and paediatric care from Stafford Hospital. The … Continue reading

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Work Capability Assessments Attack Workers’ Rights:

ATOS, the discredited “Health Police” were originally utilised by the Labour Government to end peoples’ genuine claims for benefits after going sick with serious illnesses. On the Isle of Wight Privatised doctors were used to overturn decisions by GP’s to … Continue reading

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Save Our NHS March and Rally

SAVE OUR NHS. Defend Jobs and Services. No to Austerity. March and Rally – Sunday 29 September 2013 For all details, see: http://www.tuc.org.uk/industrial/tuc-22405-f0.cfm

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The Fight against Royal Mail Privatisation:

One of the crucial and most passionate debates at the TUC Congress 2013 was on the necessity to oppose the privatisation of Royal Mail. The debate was also linked to the struggle to reverse rail privatisation and the need to … Continue reading

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Pensions debate TUC 2013:

Defend Existing Defined Pensions! Fight for Decent Pensions for All! This year’s TUC Congress once again debated the defence of occupational pensions, the state pension and state pension age. In the stand for the alternative, the fight is to defend … Continue reading

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TAXES v Education and Health etc:

The Wrong Assumption that Taxes are Necessary to Pay for Social Programs and Public Services Realization of Social Programs – K.C. Adams – Capital-centred theories fall down on the issue of how the value produced within social programs and public … Continue reading

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SOUTH KOREA ATTACKS TEACHERS’ UNION:

Teachers union vows all-out struggle against gov’t A progressive teachers’ union on Tuesday vowed an indefinite hunger strike by the union leadership and rallies in protest of the government’s pressure to bar dismissed educators from membership of the union. The … Continue reading

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