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John Mitchell – Former Sogat and GPMU National Officer

by Ann Field 11th April 2019 It is a great privilege to make this tribute to John, it has been drawn up with respect, with sadness and love by several of his old comrades as well as myself. The London GPMU … Continue reading

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Keep Trump’s Hands Off Latin America

VSC E-UPDATE, MARCH 2019. ► Standing up to Trump and May’s interventions in – and hypocrisy on – Latin America ► 1. Help us get to 4,000 signatories our petition against Trump’s ‘regime change’ agenda. We are within touching distance … Continue reading

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Liam Fox’s desperate dash for trade deals is in tatters

It wasn’t supposed to be like this was is it? International Trade Secretary Dr. Liam Fox, currently second in the incompetency stakes behind transport secretary Chris Grayling (but just in front of Gavin Williamson) once told the UK that getting … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey On Channel 4 News

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Contrast Between Germany & UK On Immigration Policy

As the UK Government and the right wing media (and sadly the BBC) have been ramping up an ‘immigration crisis’ it is worth contrasting this with what is happening in Germany following Merkel’s ‘open door’ policy and how they have … Continue reading

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Support Adrian Weir For NPF Seat

Support Adrian Weir (@AMJWeir) Standing for NPF seat on the London Labour Party Regional Executive

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Mexican President Endorses Corbyn For PM

Mexican President López Obrador has declared his support for the leader of the Labour Party to become the next British prime minister. He made the endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn, whom he described as “my eternal friend,” during a gathering of … Continue reading

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Trade Unions Are Winning Victories In Mexico

In a sign that things are changing for trade unions in Mexico following the election of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) the independent Mexican mining and metalworkers’ union Los Mineros has won an important union victory at the El … Continue reading

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Labour Must Hold Their Nerve And Vote Down May’s Bad Brexit Deal

“We can’t be bounced into a bad Brexit – the idea that the only choice is between this deal or no deal is preposterous and an insult to the country” says Unite’s Len McCluskey “Last week, the Brexit drama became … Continue reading

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Brazilian Presidential Election: Unions Say The The Fight Goes On!

Official note from the Unified Workers’ Central [CUT] note on the outcome of the 2018 elections in Brazil Posted: October 29, 2018 – 11h33 | Last modified: October 29, 2018 – 11:58 The Executive Directorate of the CUT, in view … Continue reading

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