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2 May 2012
Round-up across the country: All together in Liverpool to support TUSC mayoral stand: 300 people attended the Liverpool pre-election rally for mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates across Merseyside, writes Dave Walsh.
27 April 2012
Three hundred people braved the rain to attend a rally for Liverpool mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other TUSC candidates across Merseyside
25 April 2012
"The contrast between the government's lavish expenditure on the 2012 Olympics and Queen's Jubilee with the treatment of families being deported from Newham like refugees in their own country is sickening".
30 January 2012
Last Saturday over 50 prospective candidates and campaign organisers from around the country met to plan the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition's (TUSC) challenge in May's local and London Assembly elections
7 December 2011
The biggest of the 'Dirty 7' big contractors, Balfour Beatty, may have outlawed the strike by their electricians but today saw protests and walkouts all over the country. NB: Contribution from an electrician added on 9.12.11 (see end)
28 July 2011
Train manufacturer Bombardier has announced the loss of 1,400 jobs following the government decision to award the Thameslink rail project to German company, Siemens. Around 10,000 marched against job cuts on Saturday 23 July in the biggest demonstration in Derby for decades...
8 June 2011
The Con-Dems' attacks: The anti-trade union laws are important weapons in the bosses' armoury. Business secretary Vince Cable has threatened this week to make the laws even tougher, in the light of coordinated strike action. Alex Gordon, president RMT, writes.
11 May 2011
Roundup: 174 candidates, standing in 50 councils, contested the English local elections under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) umbrella, polling over 25,000 votes...
26 January 2011
Nearly 600 people, mostly workers with elected positions in trade union branches, trades councils, workplaces and anti-cuts alliances, filled a hall in Camden on Saturday 22 January for the special anti-cuts conference of the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN).
26 January 2011
Alex Gordon, president of the RMT transport union, explained to delegates at the recent National Shop Stewards Committee how the anti-union laws were being used to frustrate industrial action by workers...
19 January 2011
National Shop Stewards Network conference 22 January: In the debates and discussions that have taken place in the run up to the NSSN special anti-cuts conference on 22 January, a number of assumptions and misunderstandings have been raised in meetings around the country and also circulated on the internet...
12 January 2011
Joint statement on meeting between Bob Crow (RMT general secretary), Alex Gordon (RMT president), Bill Mullins (Socialist Party and co-organiser of the NSSN) and Linda Taaffe (Socialist Party and secretary of the NSSN)...
24 December 2010
Leaders of some of the most militant trade unions engaged in struggle today against cuts and sackings spoke at the Saturday and Sunday rallies of Socialism 2010...
17 December 2010
Socialism 2010, hosted by the Socialist Party, was a great success
5 May 2010
Fight the devastation of jobs and services: In the last days of the general election campaign the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) tried to provoke the 'big three' parties into breaking their silence and coming clean on the 'savage cuts' of £55 billion on average that they all intend to make. The IFS estimates that the cuts could be the worst since the Second World War.
18 November 2009
Scourge of mass youth unemployment: Youth unemployment is at a record high and what does the government do? It plans to slash funding for youth training schemes.
What do the bosses do? They cut jobs, pay and conditions.
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