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It's not just public sector workers who've been suffering

I was unfollowed on Twitter yesterday by someone who didn’t like the fact that I wasn’t throwing my weight 100 per cent behind the strike action taken by around one million public sector workers. 715 more words

Personally Speaking

Solidarity in Stoke

Yesterday Clarion were proud to take part in the joint union demonstration outside Stoke Civic Centre,in solidarity with striking Local Government workers.

Local government workers have already endured three consecutive years of pay freezes, followed by a below inflation settlement in 2013. 29 more words

Birmingham Clarion Singers

Nick Parker: "Working class people need a new political party"

Nick Parker is Secretary of Lincoln & District TUC and was amongst the organisers of todays March and Rally in Lincoln.

The March and Rally coincided with the national strike action called by a number of Unions across the country. 182 more words

Events

Nothing lower than a scab!

Does exactly what it says on the tin

Trade Unions absolutely did not destroy the British car industry

A stick often used to beat trade unionists with is their supposed culpability in the death of the British car industry. The conservatives will have you believe that the behaviour of trade unionists at car plants during the 1970’s damaged the industry beyond repair. 409 more words

Relevancy of Teachers Striking

The NUT strike that will take place on Thursday has forced the usual debate about whether or not the strike should be happening. Striking is often branded as a necessary evil within a capitalist society but as we add more and more controls, it seems unfair that teachers are able to use their position to make gains whilst groups such as the police and the army do not have this right. 300 more words

Person suspected of being an SSS Informant dealt with at the NANS Zone D meeting.

As the conference that had in attendance students from Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti and Kwara states at the Polytechnic of Ibadan yesterday July 7th was yet to start due to the delay in logistics and late arrival of delegates, students took time out to meet one another, exchanging plesantries and phone numbers. 171 more words

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