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24 November 2021
In the first of an occasional series on the history of working-class struggle in Britain, Scott Jones looks at the world's first working-class mass movement, the Chartists.
17 June 2020
These young black footballers telling their truths - of mums struggling to make ends meet; of estates that feel like open prisons and the police beating you back in; of hunger, real hunger through the summer holidays, and a desperation to escape the cycle of poverty and deprivation.
26 July 2017
Support workers for Bron Afon housing association in Cwmbran, south Wales, have taken their third day of strike action against a £3,000 annual pay cut imposed by management on the staff in the Supported Living Team.
21 September 2016
Non-fiction - 'Petticoat Heroes': This is not only a modern, class analysis of the 19th century 'Rebecca riots' - but also looks at the subjects of gender and culture in relation to the riots for the first time, providing fascinating interpretations alongside meticulous research.
18 July 2016
Production slowed to a virtual standstill on the second day of the second strike
2 June 2016
Over 80 workers, members of the BFAWU bakers' union, rallied at the picket line at RJ Brookes
1 June 2016
"More for less" is the slogan of 2 Sisters Food Group. That means more for billionaire owner and chief executive Ranjit Singh Boparan, and less, much less, for the workers.
13 April 2016
Tata Steel's UK assets are officially up for sale. Vulture capitalists are eyeing up any profitable pickings while willing to throw workers on the dole
2 December 2015
A volunteer reports on his time at the Calais refugee camp.
11 March 2015
Actor and activist Michael Sheen returned to his home town Newport in South Wales for a recent TV programme, 'Valleys Rebellion', commemorating the 175th anniversary of the 'Newport Rising'.
10 September 2014
Universal chaos: As anticipated, the government's cost-cutting Universal Credit (UC) system is leading to increased rent arrears among tenants
20 August 2014
Nato, the war-machine of Western capitalism, will descend on Newport in September
29 July 2014
There was a good mood on the picket line at Newport passport office as workers struck to demand additional staff and improved pay
2 July 2014
PCS action stops sell-off: Workers have been informed that privatisation will not be happening within this term of government
19 February 2014
Striking NUJ members took to the picket lines on Tuesday 18th February at three Newsquest titles in the North East
9 October 2013
Over 500 angry people protested on 5 October against Newport Labour council and Queensberry property developers' destruction of the town's Chartist mural.
25 May 2011
Newport Passport Office: On 23 May Tory immigration minister Damian Green announced the closure of Newport Passport Office as a processing centre, writes Dave Reid.
23 May 2011
The Tory immigration minister has announced the closure of Newport Passport Office as a processing centre but in a big concession to the massive campaign led by the PCS, retained half of the threatened jobs
26 January 2011
As Unemployment figures jumped again, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) civil servants in the PCS union were taking strike action to provide a decent service to claimants...
20 January 2011
Updated 21/1/11. As unemployment figures jumped again, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) civil servants in the PCS union were taking strike action to provide a decent service to claimants
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