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1 October 2014

Continuing Bob Crow's legacy after RMT election

Mick Cash has been elected as the new general secretary of the RMT. The election was called after the tragic early death of Bob Crow earlier in the year

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20 August 2014

Support London Taxi drivers' fight against deregulation

Dave Wallis, a London taxi driver, RMT member and Bob Crow's cousin, says why drivers are campaigning against the Uber app

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Bob Crow on RMT lobby against privatisation on the railways, photo Paul Mattsson

2 July 2014

Remembering Bob Crow through struggle

The 2014 AGM of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union paid tribute to the magnificent role of former general secretary, Bob Crow

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28 May 2014

Local elections 2014: A good base for TUSC to build on

The vote tally for the 560 local election and mayoral Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition no-cuts candidates in the 22 May elections is 68,031

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14 May 2014

Fight together for pay rise - Come to NSSN conference

There is now the real prospect of Unison, GMB and Unite in the councils taking action together with teachers from the NUT, PCS and firefighters on 10 July

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6 May 2014

Election campaign press event

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is hosting a press event on Friday 9th May

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2 May 2014

RMT turns out in strength for May Day march

Thousands marched in London to celebrate May Day and commemorate Bob Crow and Tony Benn

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30 April 2014

May Day: Remembering Bob Crow and Tony Benn

This year's May Day has been dedicated to the memories of Bob Crow and Tony Benn. Here the Socialist carries again its editorial from issue 803, 20-26 March

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23 April 2014

Every job matters: Support the Tube workers' strike

RMT members on London's tubes will strike on 28-30 April

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9 April 2014

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition progress update

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) national steering committee met on Wednesday 2 April to discuss the latest progress report on the biggest left-of-Labour local elections challenge in generations

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9 April 2014

Build on the fighting militant traditions of the RMT

Following the tragic death of Bob Crow the RMT is to open nominations for a new general secretary. Nominations will close on 2 July and the postal ballot will run from 21 July to 21 September, writes Jared Wood.

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9 April 2014

Obituary: Pat James 1930 - 2014

Pat James, lifelong socialist and supporter of the Socialist Party, has sadly passed away at the age of 83

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2 April 2014

TUSC: No-cuts election challenge grows

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition national steering committee is about to approve the 440th candidate for the challenge in May's local elections. Of 160 councils with elections in May, TUSC already has candidates in place in 76. In 12 councils TUSC will be standing in at least ten seats.

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Socialism Today issue 177

24 March 2014

Mourn the loss, fight for the future

A spectre is haunting capitalist commentators, right-wing new Labour and their hangers-on, following the deaths of Bob Crow and Tony Benn. Militant - seemingly long buried according to these very same sources - now haunts them

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Bob Crow on RMT lobby against privatisation on the railways, photo Paul Mattsson

19 March 2014

After Bob Crow and Tony Benn: We fight on!

A deluge of tributes followed the sad and shocking death of Bob Crow, elected leader of the RMT trade union. He was known and respected because the RMT is to the forefront of militant action

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Bob Crow speaking at the NSSN's lobby of the TUC, 24.4.13 , photo N Cafferky

Bob Crow speaking at the NSSN's lobby of the TUC, 24.4.13 , photo N Cafferky

11 March 2014

Bob Crow - A great fighter for the working class

The Socialist Party is shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union - an uncompromising fighter for the working class and a champion of many important causes

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Kings Cross, 5.2.13, photo Helen Pattison

12 February 2014

Tube strike first round: Trade Unions 1 - Johnson 0

As we go to press a second planned 48-hour London tube strike has been called off. The RMT and TSSA rail unions suspended their industrial action after London Underground (LU) bosses have been forced to

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RMT Pickets , photo Paul Mattsson

12 February 2014

London tube stoppages show workers can win

The London Underground dispute is already having the effect of lifting up the sights of trade unionists. Following the successful first strike management has suspended implementation of all elements of their cuts plan until 8 April.

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12 February 2014

Effective action builds

Kings Cross underground normally opens its gates at 4.50am. But the strike was 100% solid - not one worker was in and the doors were staying shut

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