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13 December 2017
Toys R Us plans to close a third of its stores. Asda wants to downgrade hundreds of shopfloor supervisors. Britain's largest tobacco distributor Palmer & Harvey has gone into administration.
3 November 2017
Derek Robinson, one of the most famous trade unionists of the 1970s, has died aged 90
18 October 2017
This brutal, broken Tory government is limping. May's premiership hangs by a thread
18 October 2017
Theatre: We're Still Here: Under the threat of closure, the steel workers - but not the pensioners - were forced to vote for one of two options, either of which meant a cut in pensions. 'We're Still Here' dramatises the effect of this threat on the workers.
11 October 2017
Crowds poured into Manchester Cathedral on 2 October to see the shadow chancellor John McDonnell at a free event.
6 October 2017
A trade dispute is threatening thousands of Bombardier jobs in Northern Ireland.
28 September 2017
There is still massive uncertainty over the future of the Port Talbot plant and others
6 September 2017
The European Single Market is a major barrier to any incoming socialist or anti-austerity government
29 August 2017
"The Labour Party's announcement that it wants the UK to remain within all the EU's structures ... is the best news to come out of British politics in a long time", said a FT editorial.
8 August 2017
The Tories and media are trying to conduct a scare campaign, rehearsing the shop-worn theme of 'chaos', linking Jeremy Corbyn to the current turmoil in Venezuela
5 July 2017
One of the important debates at the 2017 Unison conference was about Brexit. One year on from the referendum, there were a number of motions and amendments about what form Brexit should take and what role the union should play.
5 July 2017
Corbyn had to sack three shadow ministers who voted to remain in the EU Single Market
28 June 2017
After an investigation of six years, and over nine years following the events concerned, the Serious Fraud Office has finally decided to bring charges against Barclays bankers
31 May 2017
Theresa May-hem attacks Jeremy Corbyn for his "nonsensical economic... mismanagement." Yet Tory work and pensions secretary Damian Green admitted: "Our manifesto is not un-costed, we just haven't costed it yet"!
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
12 April 2017
Old political elite discredited: In the forthcoming French presidential election Jean-Luc Mélenchon is closing the gap on the three frontrunners.
8 March 2017
Ford workers' warnings of a rundown of the Bridgend plant have unfortunately proved correct. Ford has leaked documents indicating the rundown of the plant over the next four years. The document projects the loss of 1,160 workers.
1 February 2017
Article 50 bill heading to parliament: Six months on from the referendum and Brexit remains a nightmare for the capitalist establishment in Britain, from which they can find no escape
11 January 2017
After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is frothing at the mouth as workers take action on the tube, railways and at airports.
9 December 2016
Tata Steel and steel union leaders have announced an agreement. However, it comes with a poisonous sting in the tail.
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