Category Archives: Trade Unions

Tony Abbott and the Aussie Car Industry

 Andrew Dettmar President of the AMWU in Australia sent me this about the UK’s new ‘joint president of the Board of Trade’ former Aussie PM Tony Abbott – supposed trade negotiator supreme – dumped by his own party and his … Continue reading

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Labour joins fight to build Royal Navy support ships in UK shipyards

By Amanda Campbell – first published on UNITELive  August 28th, 2020 Following our story in UNITElive earlier this month on the campaign to build the Royal Naval Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships within the UK, the Labour is now backing … Continue reading

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When Boris met Tony…

When one ‘desperate’ PM appoints a ‘gaffe-prone’ ‘misogynist’ ex-PM to preside over the ‘new’ Board of Trade, the weird and unusual just got weirder, First published on UniteLive, Friday, August 28th, 2020 In what smacks of another act of desperation … Continue reading

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Call To Arms – Daily Mirror Article On CSEU Proposals To Bring Forward Spending Plans

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Abdullah Öcalan: My Solution for Turkey, Syria, and the Kurds

By Abdullah Öcalan  For over two decades, Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan has been held in the Turkish prison on İmralı Island. In this op-ed for Jacobin, he calls for a “democratic nation project” able to unite citizens of different ethnic backgrounds … Continue reading

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Why Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal is not so different to no deal

Businesses have been concentrating on COVID-19, not the UK’s impending exit from the EU. From Politics EU By Charlie Cooper August 8th As the days tick away to the end of the post-Brexit transition period in December it’s all starting to … Continue reading

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TUC Organise 2020

Sign up now for loads of great on-line meetings…. https://www.tuc.org.uk/sign-organise-2020-events#.XvoAmc8Se6s.twitter

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Why the UK needs a national Recovery Plan – Webinar

UK manufacturing must be at the heart of any strategy to #Recover and #Rebuild our economy. Join our live webinar debate with leading opinion formers across industry and politics #ManufacturingMatters Thursday 25th June 11am – 1pm Register here: https://unitetheunion-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mVERzZ7ZRLCrIGZAd67dbQ……

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Brazil Solidarity Initiative & Covid19

Please consider signing our statement below. Just email  info@brazilsolidarity.co.uk with your name and position or what they would like to be listed as? “Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has consistently dismissed Coronavirus as “just a fantasy” and “media hysteria.” He has recklessly refused to … Continue reading

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The Brexit transition deadline will not be extended, says Gove. Can’t wait for the “Oven ready ambitious trade deal” they promised!

Michael Gove said yesterday that he informed his EU counterparts that the UK is not planning to extend the Brexit transition period beyond January 1st, the current date at which the UK must formally stop acting under EU trade and … Continue reading

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