Category Archives: Politics

Protest At Your Own Peril

Book Review: Matt Foot & Morag Livingstone – Charged: how the police try to suppress protest By Adrian Weir The odious current Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is widely despised and derided for her attempts to order the pushing back to … Continue reading

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Support Adrian Weir For Labour NPF In London

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International unionism in a globalized economy
 by Ken Neumann

SEFTON WILLIAMS LECTURE Given by Ken Neumann, former Canadian National Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) It is truly an honour to be here, receiving the Sefton Williams award and presenting this lecture. I want to thank the University of … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM SHARON GRAHAM: For Peace & Solidarity In Ukraine – Trade Union Appeal

Dear Colleagues, As the military aggression against an independent country unfolds at an alarming pace there is overwhelming support being expressed throughout Unite to support the people of Ukraine. It is not only the struggle for democracy that concerns us … Continue reading

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The Metaverse is workplace and a labour issue

By VALERIO DE STEFANO, ANTONIO ALOISI and NICOLA COUNTOURIS First published at https://socialeurope.eu on 1st February 2022 The Metaverse has been talked about only in terms of gee-whiz technologies – but it raises very serious labour concerns. In mid-January, the … Continue reading

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Speech To International Workers Action / Free Mumia Abu-Jamal and All Anti-Racist & Anti-Imperialist Freedom Fighters.

Speech to International Workers Action / Free Mumia Abu-Jamal and All Anti-Racist and Anti-Imperialist Freedom Fighters. Webinar February 2nd I’m Tony Burke the former Assistant General Secretary of Unite the Union in the UK and I want to start by … Continue reading

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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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