Monthly Archives: August 2017

Birmingham bin strike:

 Redundancy notices for refuse workers Rubbish piled up on the streets of Alum Rock in Birmingham during the dispute Refuse workers in Birmingham will be issued with redundancy notices after the council reneged on a deal that saw the lengthy … Continue reading

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Union to visit classrooms to highlight employment rights to pupils: 

Union reps prepare to go back to school to teach pupils about workers rights Union will train members to visit classrooms throughout Scotland to highlight employment rights to pupils TRAINING for a project aimed at educating secondary schoolchildren on workers rights … Continue reading

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McDonald’s workers to coordinate strike with allies around world

Workers at two McDonald’s restaurants in the UK will go on strike on 4 September, the US Labor Day holiday, in an attempt to coordinate action against the fast food giant with allies around the world. The announcement of the … Continue reading

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100 years ago, Lenin returned to Russia from exile to lead the Revolution:

In the centenary of the Soviet Revolution we look back at Lenin returning to Russia in the Spring. The masses were making the revolution and they needed their General Staff, which was the Revolutionary Party. On April 3 (16), 1917, … Continue reading

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Glasgow Janitors Strike ends in Victory

Delight for Glasgow janitors as 20-month strike ends in victory After a near two-year battle for a pay rise – led by Unison and dubbed locally as #Justice4Jannies – janitors finally won a six per cent hike on the eve … Continue reading

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What Kind of Education do we Want?

Many people interested in education are involved in teaching or support, some are parents and students. It has become a major political issue of our time and is under siege from Austerity. We need to save our schools and defend … Continue reading

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In the News:

International  US Charlotte Town attack on demonstrators. Trump caught out on support for riight wing supremacist, neo-nazi and KKK. Pragmatic approach in essence equating “Left” in same boat. Anti-fascist forces consisting of all in opposition including minority sections, including “Black … Continue reading

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