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6 September 2017
Tories and Blairites behind 'light touch' industry regulation: The old adage "there's a sucker born every minute" should be updated to every 20 seconds - after Britain's gambling industry was again revealed to be exploiting vulnerable people in order to increase profits
30 August 2017
Music review: 'Another Day' stands in the best tradition of British radical folk music
12 July 2017
Theatre review - Ocho: The story told of bravery and the cast itself showed a brave approach to the work
12 April 2017
Artists and culture workers have backed calls for no-cuts council budgets, and cross-union campaigns against poverty pay and under-representation of oppressed groups.
22 February 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including tube strikes and Show Culture Some Love.
7 December 2016
Workers took 73% less unfair dismissal cases to employment tribunal last year than before the government introduced fees.
9 November 2016
"Don't make a bonfire of our culture", read the PCS banner that led the 5 November demonstration against cuts and privatisation in museums and libraries. Over a thousand people marched through central London, including culture sector workers and library campaigners and a contingent of French workers organised in the CGT trade union federation.
5 October 2016
Music - Radio International (Kefaya): They say that you can tell a lot about a band by its name. Kefaya is an Arabic word meaning 'enough'. It was the cry of the grassroots revolutionary movement in Egypt, a powerful symbol of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
21 September 2016
Comment - nightlife: London's most iconic night club, Fabric, has had its licence revoked. The council claims to be taking the decision with the safety of clubbers in mind. However, just eight months ago, a judge called Fabric a "beacon of best practice".
21 September 2016
Non-fiction - 'Petticoat Heroes': This is not only a modern, class analysis of the 19th century 'Rebecca riots' - but also looks at the subjects of gender and culture in relation to the riots for the first time, providing fascinating interpretations alongside meticulous research.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
1 June 2016
Culture secretary John Whittingdale recently published the government's White Paper plans on the future funding and governance of the BBC. Ken Smith explains what lies behind the changes and why they must be fought.
3 February 2016
FT dispute: Journalists at the Financial Times will be taking 24-hour strike action on 4 February over the £4 million pensions robbery proposed by new owner, Nikkei
17 August 2015
The prolonged dispute at the National Gallery turned to indefinite strike on 11 August.
31 May 2015
The PCS mobilised support for the struggle against privatisation at the National Gallery with a demonstration of solidarity
18 March 2015
Review: India's daughter: Isai Priya, a Tamil activist and Socialist Party member, reviews BBC documentary India's Daughter
10 July 2013
I work for a bank. Well not a bank, a building society. Actually I don't work for them. I'm a contractor in an admin production line, and technically employed by a resourcing company, writes Wendy Thomas.
10 July 2013
Class struggle, humour and more: The Pitmen Painters written by the creator of Billy Elliot, Lee Hall, is showing at five venues - Darlington, Harrogate, Oxford, Outer London and Swansea between July and August, writes Chris Fernandez.
20 May 2013
PCS members at the British Library went on strike for a two-day programme of action on 16th and 17th May
17 April 2013
Defend our health service: Last autumn it emerged that 120 breast cancer test errors had happened between 2004 and 2010 at Kings Mill Hospital in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, writes Karen Seymour, Mansfield Socialist Party.
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