Monthly Archives: September 2014

Africa would be very different without the sacrifice of Cubans

Linet Perera Negrin For the President of the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU– PF), Simon Khaya Moyo, his country and Cuba share a common history and experience in regards to their struggles for independence. Zimbabwe was colonized … Continue reading

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Academy members vote for industrial action

UNISON members in academy schools who were balloted and are subject to national joint council (NJC) pay awards, have voted yes to strike action in a dispute over pay. The result of the main academies strike ballot is as follows: … Continue reading

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Midwives vote for strike

Midwives vote in favour of strike action By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Midwives will be joining other NHS workers in England in a strike over pay next month. The Royal College of Midwives announced 82% of its members … Continue reading

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Central Organisations of Trades council produce their Programme:

Trades Union Councils 2014-15 programme of Work. Trades Union Councils 2014-15 programme of Work continues the themes of last year’s programme of work and is based around the TUC 2014 campaign ‘Countdown to a future that works’. The key themes … Continue reading

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A fairer economy will ease the pain of the middle classes

Speaking at a fringe organised by think tank Bright Blue at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady will say: “We now have an economy that is enriching too few and failing too many. As those … Continue reading

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Catalonia referendum on independence from Spain:

Artur Mas signs order for Catalonia referendum on independence from Spain Madrid holds cabinet meeting over legal challenge in Constitutional Court CATALAN President Artur Mas signed a decree in Barcelona on Saturday to call a referendum on independence from Spain. … Continue reading

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Climate Summit

UN Climate Summit in New York TML Massive Turn Out in New York City Expresses People’s Strong Opposition to Neo-Liberal Destruction of Planet Earth A massive demonstration of the political will to end the neoliberal destruction of Mother Earth took … Continue reading

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