Birmingham Bin Strike: An acid test for Labour

by Richie Venton In an important victory for all workers fighting austerity, the High Court has ruled (on 20 September) in favour of Unite the union and ordered Birmingham Labour city council to withdraw the compulsory redundancy notices they’d issued to 113 safety critical refuse collection workers. As part of the legal ruling, the union […]

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Another round of GERS ping-pong

by Colin Fox Claim and counter claim around the GERS figures entirely miss the point that it is the policies followed in Edinburgh and London which produce them – they tell us little about the prospects for an independent Scotland with working class people at the driving seat. A glaring example of this is the […]

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