Monthly Archives: June 2018

Academies in Freefall:

The academy dream is in freefall. Schools should not have to pick up the pieces Laura McInerney The Guardian As more trusts are collapsing, a strict cap on executive pay and a lock on school assets is required. Eight years … Continue reading

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Let footie fans work flexibly to watch the World Cup, says TUC

Issue date: 12 Jun 2018 As the World Cup begins in Russia today (Thursday), the TUC is publishing advice for bosses whose staff want to watch games during their normal working hours. As the World Cup begins in Russia today … Continue reading

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Culture: Alternative Worlds

A Retrospective of the Music of Hugh Shrapnel Friday, July 6, 2018 – 7.30pm The Holst Room, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT Tickets £10 (£7 concessions) available at Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk) or at the door. Bar open before … Continue reading

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World Trade Dispute:

The U.S. administration has been rebuked for creating an authoritarian climate that endangers “liberal democracy” and the rules-based international system. With regards to trade, the Trudeau administration in Canada, for example, says it has no choice but to retaliate with … Continue reading

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National Trades Councils Conference’s unanimous opposition to Accountable Care Systems:

The 150th Annual Trades Council Conference has unanimously passed a composite NHS motion from Cheshire, Calderdale and Derby Trades Councils, that calls on the TUC to take action to oppose Accountable Care Systems (rebranded by NHS England as “Integrated Care … Continue reading

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“Meltdown Monday” on the Railways

“Meltdown Monday” on the Railways Exposes the Wrecking of Public Authority Striking railway workers at Newcastle central station this month A thorough breakdown in communication and cohesion brought new crisis to the railways on May 21, on what has become … Continue reading

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Grenfell: The Need for New Social Relations.

June 14 marked the anniversary of the untold tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire in which 72 people lost their lives and which left the community traumatised and angry. The people themselves have upheld an outlook of hope in their … Continue reading

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