Category Archives: Politics

Speech at London Rally – Sheikh Jarrah Palestine January 22nd

Comrades and friends Tony Burke, Labour & Palestine and Unite I am here to express on behalf of Labour Palestine and Unite our solidarity with the Palestine and the people of Sheikh Jarrah. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the … Continue reading

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Morning Star Xmas Publishing Schedule

The Morning Star publishing schedule over the Xmas holidays is as follows: 24th December Published edition 25th December NO EDITION 26th December NO EDITION 27th December NO EDITION 28th December Published edition 29th December Published edition 30st December Published edition … Continue reading

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VSC STATEMENT ON VENEZUELA’S 2021 ELECTIONS

The Venezuela Solidarity Campaign congratulates Venezuela on the successful completion of its regional and elections on November 21st.  Venezuelans voted on Sunday to choose representatives for 3,082 elected positions: state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councillors. Over 70,000 candidates from … Continue reading

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George Jerrom: Former GPMU National Officer

By Peta Steel George Jerrom, former National Officer of the National Graphical Association and its successor the Graphical, Paper & Media Union was a leading communist working in the print and in print unions. A long time member of the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Richard Trumka

By Liz Shuler Acting President and Secretary-Treasurer AFL-CIO I’m heartbroken to inform you that our brother and leader, Rich Trumka, passed away this week at the age of 72. He was doing what he loved: spending time with his family. Rich … Continue reading

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Unite slams ‘abysmal’ removal of black bus driver from Labour’s London campaign

London’s biggest trade union, Unite, has slammed  the ‘abysmal’ decision to remove the only male Afro-Caribbean candidate from the Labour party list of candidates for elections across the capital this May. The union says that the removal of Preston Tabois, a bus driver and Tottenham Labour councillor, reveals the … Continue reading

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The OECD At The Crossroads

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McCluskey To Government: Publish Impact Of Bad Bosses Threat To UK Workers

Len McCluskey of Unite, is demanding that the government discloses the full impact of any roll-back of workers’ rights on the country’s millions of women, vulnerable and minority workers. Unite general secretary, Len McCluskey has written to Kwasi Kwarteng, the minister … Continue reading

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WAPPING – ‘THE WORKERS STORY’

At last the  film is now available online and on DVD! Chris Reeves of Platform Films has produced a marvellous film which has taken several years to complete as Chris is heavily engaged in making and producing films on many … Continue reading

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Workers Can’t Wait – Without Support, Millions Face Poverty

By Len McCluskey With poverty and unemployment skyrocketing before lockdown, the government must act urgently to avoid a disaster – and support millions of workers who are already on the breadline. In the end, it took Boris Johnson just eight … Continue reading

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