Monthly Archives: January 2014

She’s not got a ticket to ride – good work strikes on the Tube and beyond?

The RMT, and London Underground staff in particular, have long had a reputation as being among the most militant groups of workers in the UK, so the news that tube workers are taking strike action isn’t hugely surprising in itself. … Continue reading

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Direct action and solidarity win in Glasgow, African migrants strike in Israel, and a few upcoming events

On the whole, 2013 wasn’t a great year; it wasn’t all terrible all the time, but on the whole it definitely felt like a year when things got worse rather than better. So, at the start of 2014, it’s nice … Continue reading

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For Michael Gove

Now that the likes of Harry Patch are no longer around to remind us, as we head into a year of commemorations of “the bravery of men and women who fought for, and believed in, Britain’s special tradition of liberty”, … Continue reading

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