“To every worker out there who is stepping up collectively to demand change - our solidarity is with you. You are amazing, and inspiring so many others to step up too” - Sarah Woolley, BFAWU
Tag: Arise Festival
Time for a people’s budget – for investment not cuts!
Hundreds joined a discussion ahead of Sunak and Hunt's Spring Budget calling for "an enduring and permanent shift in the balance of wealth of power in favour of working people."
Investment Not Cuts – What a People’s Budget would look like? With John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey and more
Ahead Sunak's Spring Budget, left voices are coming together tonight to discuss what a People's Budget would look like - with John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey and more.
Women for Socialist Change – Apsana Begum joins global guests for #IWD23 rally
"Socialist women all around the world are at the forefront of resistance to inequality and injustice."
The fight against outsourcing, privatisation and profiteering in our NHS – Helen O’Connor
"Alongside aggressive policies that are damaging the overall health and well being of the population as a whole - plans to break up and sell off the NHS have been afoot for decades."
Teachers’ Strike a significant moment in British Labour Movement History – Logan Williams, NEU
Speaking at the Building The Fightback rally, striking teacher Logan Williams hailed February 1st a moment in history of the British Labour Movement.
Thousands join rally to build the fightback in 2023
In support of the mass wave of strike action on February 1st, thousands joined Arise Festival's online rally to build the next steps in the fightback and defend the right to strike.
The Tories’ disastrous handling of health & social care has led us to this point – Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No
"Minimum staffing levels are not even met on non-strike days and the government should be focusing on fixing the problems which they have caused" - Holly Turner writes shows why we need to stand up for our NHS.
Building the Fightback in 2023 – Matt Willgress, Arise Festival
"Let’s make 2023 the year of mass waves of resistance to the Tories, where we put our values of solidarity and unity into practice."
Solidarity and Unity Vital to Building the Fightback in 2023 – Matt Willgress
Against a torrent of far-right reaction and deepening crises across our society, the left must come together to support struggles on all fronts, writes Matt Willgress.