Monthly Archives: September 2015

Closure of Redcar steel plant is a huge blow to the government’s Northern Powerhouse agenda, says TUC

Commenting news that the SSI steel plant in Redcar is to close, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Today’s announcement is a massive blow to the government’s Northern Powerhouse agenda and British industry. There now needs to be a comprehensive, … Continue reading

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KILL THE BILL:

KILL THE BILL: Unions’ remaining powers under threat Morning Star The Trade Union Bill aims to permanently mire labour in court. By Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC MUCH has been said and written in condemnation of the Trade … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn casts Punch and Judy aside at Prime Minister’s Questions

by Luke James and Roger Bagley in Parliament JEREMY CORBYN led a revolution in Parliament yesterday by abandoning Punch and Judy politics to put the public’s questions to the Prime Minister. Labour’s new leader kept his promise of a “new … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: Thank you all for making this happen

David Martyn Hunt on Flickr (CC-BY) Morning Star Newly elected Labour leader JEREMY CORBYN looks back on 100 days that changed the future of Britain THANK YOU to the Morning Star and its readers for the most incredible support throughout … Continue reading

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UNITE THE UNION: COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP:

Community membership http://www.unitetheunion.org/growing-our-union/communitymembership/ Growing our union Community membership Community membership benefits Welfare benefit changes 2012-2013 Unite Community active groups Unite Community centres Community campaigns My year as a Community activist Stop benefit sanctions Unite in schools People can achieve so … Continue reading

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Lessons in Public Speaking (2) Jeremy Cobyn’s Speech:

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech, deconstructed By Jon Kelly BBC News Magazine Jeremy Corbyn has made his first major speech as Labour leader. What did it reveal about him? The leader of the opposition’s address to the TUC conference in Brighton represented … Continue reading

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Lessons in Public Speaking and Rhetoric. (1)

Rhetorical speaking has a long history going back to the ancient Greeks. Workers have to master the art when becoming political leaders. The techniques of irony, repetition and the rule of three are known rhetorical devices used by many politicians … Continue reading

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