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The Covid capitalist crisis is hitting the working class hard from all sides. We face a tsunami of job cuts and attacks on living standards.
Face masks are mandatory in shops in England from Friday 24 July, following a similar move in Scotland
Labour-controlled Luton agreed drastic cuts to services at a full council meeting on 14 July. These are a direct result of a dramatic decline in dividend payments
The worst-kept secret in public sector union Unison is finally out. Right-wing general secretary Dave Prentis has announced that he doesn’t intend to stand in the next general secretary election
In the vote following the hustings Steve Turner defeated fellow AGS Howard Beckett by 3 votes.
On 17 July protests were held in London, Leeds, Bradford, Plymouth and Glasgow, organised by Usdaw members and supported by activists from the wider trade union movement.
The Socialist Party has written to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) proposing that discussions begin on contesting the various elections scheduled for May 2021.
Protesters brandished signs stating the basic demand of ‘save every job’. This is the collective message of the organisers.
A call on Maxine’s union, Equity, the wider union movement, and the entertainment industry, to support her
“90% of UK venues and festivals face closure” warned a report from the Music Venue Trust in June. Like many other service industries, the live music business has been left on a cliff edge
A brief attempt to intimidate the thousands of Haft Tappeh sugar cane workers who have been on strike since 14 June (see ‘Haft Tappeh sugar cane factory workers return to strike action’ on socialistworld.net) was pushed back
Action-packed and exciting, Wasp Network is a spy thriller that tells the story of the ‘Cuban Five’