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9 July 2014
Up to two million public sector workers will strike against rotten poverty pay on 10 July (J10). Firefighters are launching eight days of action against pensions robbery. Thousands are taking local action to defend living standards
28 August 2013
Lobby the TUC for a 24-hour general strike! I might be a physics teacher but it doesn't take rocket science to work out why the trade union movement needs to start taking united strike action, writes Martin Powell-Davies
10 August 2013
However, the working class is potentially the most powerful force in society. Worldwide the working class today is a larger part of the population than it has ever been, far larger than it was 160 years
17 April 2013
No ifs, no buts...: The death of Thatcher has revealed the deep class polarisation that existed under her governments and still exists in British society, writes Rob Williams, Socialist Party industrial organiser.
10 April 2013
When people try to remember where they were when they heard that Maggie Thatcher had died, their reaction will tell us everything about her legacy
28 March 2013
45. Elections are one facet of the struggle against cuts. In the short term the most pressing issue is the campaign for a 24 hour general strike...
5 December 2012
All 200 delegates representing 160,000 Unison members working in local government, health, education etc have unanimously supported a motion from the Glasgow city branch calling for a coordinated industrial action strategy, beginning with a one-day strike across Scotland...
31 October 2012
At the 20 October anti-austerity demonstration, three trade union leaders reflected the feelings of the majority of trade unionists in calling for a 24-hour general strike
24 October 2012
"The TUC has agreed to consult on the practicalities of a general strike. Let's start right here - if you are in favour of a general strike raise your hands" shouted Len McCluskey
10 October 2012
The Birmingham, Black Country and Worcester branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) passed a motion at its committee urging the TUC to set the date for a one-day general strike
3 October 2012
London meeting against austerity: On 27 September, London Socialist Party and Socialist Students members met to discuss the cuts and austerity which we are currently experiencing...
28 September 2012
Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe, speaking at a joint London Socialist Party and Socialist Students meeting
26 September 2012
I have worked for 50 years in the construction industry and I'm a member of the Ucatt union. In 2011 I went on the 26 March anti-cuts protest in London where I met many Socialist Party members...
26 September 2012
This [body] welcomes the overwhelming vote at this year's TUC Congress in support of the POA motion. It called for the unions to take "coordinated action where possible with far-reaching campaigns...
12 September 2012
We can stop this austerity: What a fantastic moment. Chants for a 24-hour general strike rang out along the Brighton seafront, as sun-seeking families lined the route of the National Shop Stewards Network march and applauded, writes Paula Mitchell
13 June 2012
Build for a 24-hour general strike: No amount of jubilees and sporting events will hide the fact that a burning anger is growing... Over the summer we can expect to see workers taking action in a number of sectors
6 July 2011
Just over a year ago, the Tory/Liberal coalition took power, promising to 'fix' the country. How have they done?
20 April 2011
A warning for the workers' movement: Following the magnificent 26 March TUC demonstration workers and anti-cuts campaigners want to know how to build the movement to defeat the cuts...
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