‘Left’ Labour and opportunism

This is the second selection of Labour  Review articles by Bill Hunter from the early 1980s showing  the historic role of Labour ‘lefts’ over the post-war period. This contains an important analysis for today looking at ‘left’ Labour and the refusal to break with the right-wing. Here, Bill shows...

Build the Fourth International

“To unite these Marxian elements, however small their number may be at the beginning, to revive in their name the words of real Socialism now forgotten, to call on the workers of all countries to relinquish chauvinism and raise the old banner of Marxism, this is the task...

Electricians Beating the Employers

Mick is a bricklayer who was a union official who was sacked after he ran for the leadership of what he felt was a inadequate corrupted union. The first person ever to be expelled from the union! He was Blacklisted by the police and the building employers to...

The Other Side of the Olympics

Athletes Go Gold; Olympic Committee Go for Commercialisation, Militarisation and Social Control. Millions have experienced the joy and exhilaration generated by the 2012 Olympic Games as athletes from across the world strove to win medals. The games, which took place in some of the poorest boroughs in the country, saw...

The UK Economy – to hell in a hand cart!

While Johnson is pretending to throw the “kitchen sink” at the British economy, as with COVID-19 containment and prevention, many in the health, education and other public services say it is too little too late. The “kitchen sink” is meant to save capital not workers. By Peter Windeler Figures show that...

Workers are moving again

The pressure from union workers in the public sector forced seven national unions to co-ordinate the biggest public sector strikes on 10 July (10J) in Britain since November 2011 with over a million on strike. NUT (teachers) and FBU (firefighters) struck against the imposition of pension reforms which means...

Solidarity Motion from Liverpool University UCU branch

Support the Brazilian protests against the World Cup for social justice and public services. What could make 100,000s or even millions of Brazilians protest against the World Cup being held in their country in June and July this year? Some results from the World Cup are already know Nine deaths...

Workers Must Fight Back Johnson’s Freedom Day  – Mass Infection is not an Option!

England will be the first country to roll back mandatory safety measures that give protection against Covid-19, by PM Boris Johnson. Scientists and doctors condemn it, as a third wave of the pandemic is rapidly spreading across England. Every disaster film begins with the most informed and socially conscious...

Save Liverpool Women’s Hospital

To Trade Union branches, Community Organisations, Political Organisations, Campaign Groups June 2016   Dear Sisters and Brothers Save Liverpool Women’s Hospital Campaign is writing to you regarding our concerns about the future of the hospital. We are a group who have come together to protest against the threats of closure. Our demands are: Full public...

OSAC: Standing In The Mayoral Election

Standing In The Mayoral Election (if we raise enough money). End Austerity Old Swan Against Cuts 2017 Programme for Mayor Old Swan Against the Cuts End Austerity achieved 12% of the vote in the local election in May 2016. We intend to stand in the combined authorities mayoral election. But,...

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