Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
17 August 2017
Following magnificent action, Brum's bin workers have forced a management retreat.
8 February 2017
Right-wing politicians and newspapers are trying to blame the austerity and privatisation-induced NHS crisis on so-called 'health tourists'. The Socialist spoke to Aislinn Macklin-Doherty, a doctor involved in last year's strikes.
12 December 2016
130 Doncaster waste transfer workers struck on 12 December over a 'draconian' management style and the victimisation and sacking of two colleagues.
28 September 2016
Bosses in the public sector have spent £46 million suspending workers over the past three years.
25 July 2016
New figures that half of all food produced in the US is thrown away brings the question of the wastefulness of capitalism into sharp relief.
4 November 2015
Studies now show that working long hours doesn't just damage your health - it doesn't even get more done.
29 October 2015
The recent visit of Chinese Premier Xi Jinping seems to have sealed the deal on the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor - a deal which is disastrous in every aspect.
2 September 2015
TV review: Geoff Jones reviews the BBC4 TV programme Britain's Nuclear Secrets - Inside Sellafield (on BBC iPlayer until 10 September).
28 January 2015
Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site is a poorly managed deposit for tens of thousands of tonnes of dangerous nuclear waste
13 October 2014
30 GMB members at Sheffield's five recycling centres took four days' strike action
19 February 2014
A lot of food is wasted in Britain. At farms, 'wonky' vegetables are rejected; at warehouses huge amounts of packaged foods are discarded because of split packets or minor blemishes
27 November 2013
Russ Bowering has won a victory against victimisation by Hull waste disposal contractor FCC
10 September 2012
So Mr Scott, councillor responsible for waste (mis) management, how much council taxpayers' money did you waste this weekend on your strike breaking operation?
6 June 2012
Private waste management contractor Veolia have met with solid resistance in their attacks on workers' pay and conditions in Sheffield, writes Chaz Lockett.
29 May 2012
Around 40 GMB members who work at the five recycling centres (Dump It Sites) in Sheffield took three days of strike action
9 May 2012
We are in drought. This is Thames Water's message for South East England, appearing on giant billboard images of cracked, dry earth, writes James Ivens.
23 April 2012
In Wrekenton, the Campground Action Committee was set up to fight proposals being put forward by French multinational SITA
5 January 2011
A STUDY in the USA has found that tap water in 31 out of 35 major cities contains exceedingly high levels of chromium 6 - a highly toxic and carcinogenic substance associated with waste contamination from the heavy metals industry...
14 October 2010
NEARLY 700 million litres of toxic red sludge poured from a ruptured industrial reservoir flooding three villages and polluting rivers in Hungary...
20 September 2010
The scale of the environmental threats facing us need to be understood, so that the difficulty in mitigating and then eliminating them can be estimated...
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