After Starmer's misguided choice to quote Thatcher on crime, Simon Fletcher shows that the only time her rhetoric should be mentioned is when we are opposing it.
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Why teachers are going on strike – Simon Fletcher
Ahead of the massive wave of strikes set for February 1st, Simon Fletcher looks at the conditions facing teachers that have forced them to take action.
The Tories have to go – Simon Fletcher
"The Tory party is not only in chaos, its policies are a disaster for millions of the people... as they seek to hang on, there will inevitably be arguments for a caretaker figure who can replace Liz Truss and keep their party in power for as long as possible."
Liz Truss new Tory PM – what next for our movement? – John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey and Simon Fletcher
Discussing the start of Liz Truss' premiership and what it means for our movement, John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey, Simon Fletcher and Ruth Hayes were joined by hundreds of activists on Wednesday evening.
The PM is changing, the Tories have not
Liz Truss has announced an new package with details to be seen, with the new PMs leadership also bringing in new attacks on workers rights. Analysis by Simon Fletcher.
“We must all fight back” – Mel Taylor, TSSA, speaks out against London Transport Cuts
Attending the RMT's rally to save London's transport services, Mel Taylor joined speakers including US senator Bernie Sanders to speak out against deliberate under-funding and cuts.
A left Q&A with Rebecca Long-Bailey
A left Q&A with Rebecca Long-Bailey MP on a range of topics from political influences to books, music and art.
People can’t wait for future growth for a pay rise
"Where Labour’s position is stuck in shades of technocratic grey, the wider labour movement is going through a revitalisation - bursting with energy and assertiveness."
How the cost of living crisis is changing our politics
"Millions of people need a pay rise... Just as the government is not neutral over the strikes, neither should Labour be" - Simon Fletcher writes on Labour movement strategy during the crisis.
Support the railway workers – support the strike
Rail workers should be offered every possible support by everyone who wants to protect their pay, living standards and jobs in the cost of living crisis.