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26 February 2014
Some establishment politicians become so adept at defending the indefensible during their time in office that they can amass a fortune from the skill after leaving
5 February 2014
Is this the end for the unions and Labour? In response to the Collins Review proposals to 'reform' the link between the unions and Labour, Mirror columnist Kevin Maguire declared: "It is time for the trade unions to march proudly out of Labour's front door instead of being slowly bundled out of the back"
22 January 2014
Ed Miliband and his shadow cabinet are going hell for leather with speeches and newspaper columns. They want to show how fit they are for election in 2015
5 November 2013
Sections of the capitalist media and the Tory Party leadership have gone into overdrive in their denunciation of the trade union Unite and its former convener at Grangemouth, Stephen Deans
30 October 2013
Postal workers rally: There is a national rally for striking Communication Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail on Monday 4 November at 12 noon in the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE
30 October 2013
I hate SSE because of a boiler not installed when promised, leaving my family, including two young children, without hot water for four weeks this summer, writes Ronnie Job
23 October 2013
A few popular, focus-group tested words by Ed Miliband at Labour Party conference had an effect. But just how red is Ed really? Peter Taaffe writes.
9 October 2013
With good reason big business is accustomed to the main political parties doing its bidding - legislating for easy profits from privatisation of public services, cutting corporation tax and undermining workers' rights.
2 October 2013
Millionaire chancellor George Osborne announced at Tory conference a plan to keep the country on rations until 2020! Ken Douglas writes.
25 September 2013
What we think: Asked by a member of the public when he would "bring back socialism" Ed Miliband replied: "that is what we are doing, Sir". Unfortunately, it would be impossible to spot socialist policies at this year's Labour conference.
11 September 2013
In a speech at the 2013 congress of the TUC, PCS president Janice Godrich set out the reality of Austerity Britain: 13 million people live in poverty, up by a million since the Coalition came to power; 1.8 million families are on housing waiting lists; half a million people are now reliant on food banks
11 September 2013
"Your policies seem contradictory and they're confusing people. Can we get a clear answer: are you for or against austerity?" This question put by PCS president Janice Godrich to Labour leader Ed Miliband
10 September 2013
Ed Miliband has proven time and again that he does not want the Labour Party to represent organised workers within the trade union movement - and his policies don't represent the interests of workers
2 September 2013
As reported in the Sunday People, Ed Miliband is expected to announce that a Labour government would repeal the bedroom tax
17 July 2013
From the platform of the Durham Miners' Gala Davie Hopper, general secretary of the Durham Miners' Association, mentioned this was the first time in 115 years there hadn't been a Labour MP speaking
5 July 2013
Time to discuss step of disaffiliation: The attack on Unite, the biggest trade union in the country, following New Labour's suspension of the selection process in Falkirk, is a decisive moment in the relationship between the unions and Labour. Unite's preferred candidate and the constituency chairperson have been suspended from party positions [Article updated 8.7.13]
26 June 2013
In his book Last Man Standing, Jack Straw, home secretary in Blair's government, claims to have made every effort to ensure factual accuracy. He has now been forced to admit publicly that some of his allegations were totally untrue. Peter Harris exposes some of the dirty tricks
12 June 2013
In a series of speeches last week, the Labour leadership crossed the Rubicon and completely betrayed the poor and working class
4 May 2013
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate Mary Jackson polled 1,916 votes, coming in ahead of the Lib Dems
17 April 2013
Ed Miliband said, at Labour Party Wales Conference, that he wants the shadow cabinet to come to Wales and learn from the good things that the Welsh Government is doing, writes Ronnie Job.
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