JUNE 29TH, 2017
TUC and Labour: organise a general strike! Bring the Tory government down!
Theresa May leads a weak government intent on attacking the rights of the working class, but the vote for Jeremy Corbyn in the election showed that many people want to fight austerity including students, young people, casual and low...Internacional/International
Written by Martin Ralph - ISL
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 17:45
The pressure from union workers in the public sector forced seven national unions to co-ordinate the biggest public sector strikes on 10 July (10J) in Britain since November 2011 with over a million on strike.
NUT (teachers) and FBU (firefighters) struck against the...Teoria/Theory
This piece was originally published in the IS Network website.
The following piece was submitted by Martin Ralph, a comrade in the International Socialist League, based in Liverpool. It is a contribution to the ongoing debate within the IS Network, and the wider revolutionary movement, about the ongoing need for and possibilities of...Internacional/International
Written by Martin Ralph, ISL
Friday, 11 October 2013 23:30
At the TUC congress, held in Bournemouth between 15 and 18 September, delegates were welcomed with the following words: “With an election only two years away, we are now in a critical phase. The TUC’s General Council is determined to harness the huge potential of a...Internacional/International
Written by Larry Bowles *
Monday, 29 July 2013 07:02
The opening of the meeting was relaxed and created a positive attitude. Several speakers took to the stand and made some good speeches. Although all of the speakers were telling us what we already knew.
Frances O’Grady, general secretary of the TUC, addressed the assembly....Internacional/International
Written by Socialist Voice
Thursday, 13 September 2012 16:48
The TUC demonstration against austerity on 20 October in London calls for a “future that works”. On 6 September the TUC national council was split 16 to 16 over the Prisoner Offices Association (POA) proposal to call a general strike; the union rank and file...Internacional/International
130,000 Students on 24 November against education cuts
Written by Martin Ralph - ISL/ LITci
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 18:03
Trade Unionists Support the Student Occupations
The mass movement against education cuts continued with a great show of wit, anger and initiative by students on 24 November. School, college and university students...