Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
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.
26 July 2017
Revolution in Russia swept away the dictatorial rule of the Tsar in February 1917. Then in October, led by the Bolshevik Party, a second revolution set up the world's first workers' state
12 July 2017
Theatre review - Ocho: The story told of bravery and the cast itself showed a brave approach to the work
7 December 2016
Workers took 73% less unfair dismissal cases to employment tribunal last year than before the government introduced fees.
31 August 2016
Teaching unions must call coordinated national action: Education policy stands at something of a crossroads and the new academic year will be a significant one.
29 June 2016
Heavyweight commentary plus satire: If you're looking for a comedy that's whimsical and light-hearted, then maybe going to see the Nottingham-based 'Bread & Roses' theatre collective isn't for you.
15 June 2016
Theatre review - The Government Inspector: A fantastic achievement - fast paced, very funny, innovative and inclusive. The closest description might be a lost episode of Fawlty Towers - from 1836.
11 May 2016
Tory education secretary Nicky Morgan's zig-zag over academies is a testament to the campaign work spearheaded by the National Union of Teachers. But the threat to teachers' pay and conditions still stands.
24 February 2016
Theatre review: Iphigenia in Splott: Tremendous. That is the only way to describe Gary Owens' one-woman play "Iphigenia in Splott", directed by Rachel O'Riordan and starring Sophie Melville.
1 April 2015
NUT conference delegates are discussing how to fight attacks on pensions, pay and workload
19 August 2014
In a consultation ballot, 57% voted for a ballot for industrial action now.
2 August 2014
In BT the CWU is sending out yet another survey on whether union members feel that the application of performance management has improved
11 June 2014
When I joined the civil service some years ago, staff from a higher education background such as I were respected professionals with career prospects, writes Andrew Wilkins.
7 December 2012
Over 30 members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) took strike action on Thursday 6 December at Westfield Sports College, a secondary school in Sheffield, writes Alistair Tice.
13 July 2011
Theatre review: The Tolpuddle Martyrs story is one of enduring importance, especially in times like these. From a Spark to a Flame is a production dealing with the six farm labourers who, in 1832, dared to organise
11 November 2010
KATE JONES reviews Call Mr Robeson: A Life, with Songs, a one-man show currently on tour. It is coming to Coventry (Belgrade Theatre) on 27 November and Lincoln (University) on 11 December. For further...
19 November 2008
Super-rich bailed out by public purse while the rest of us are sinking, photo Suz squashdonkey.co.uk
12 April 2007
NUT conference: THE NATIONAL Union of Teachers (NUT) conference demonstrated just how many different attacks teachers and education face under New Labour...
4 April 2007
Teachers face heavy workloads, stress, performance pay: AT THE National Union of Teachers (NUT) conference this year, teachers are discussing how to resist government attacks on our pay and conditions and on comprehensive education...
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