The Battle Hardens as UCU Members throw out latest ‘Deal’

by Richie Venton, SSP national trade union organiser Main photo: Max McKay – Richie Venton, USDAW NEC member addresses 200-strong trade union solidarity rally at Strathclyde University. “No capitulation!” “Reject the deal and sustain the strike!” That was the angry message from the ranks of striking university staff to their own UCU union leadership after […]

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Militant Remembered: Liverpool defies the Tories

A special archive podcast for friends and comrades today. Richie Venton, in addition to being the Scottish Socialist Party’s national workplace organiser, was formerly a prominent activist in the titanic struggles that took part in the city of Liverpool against the Thatcher Government in the early 80s. Ahead of tomorrow’s vast STUC and UK-wide protests, these […]

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