Arise Festival 2023 opened with an online rally in defence of our right to resist, with leading voices of opposition to the Tories authoritarian clampdown.
"We have seen strikes lead to significant improvements in working conditions and pay. Collective action by educators during the height of the Covid pandemic saw the government forced into embarrassing U-turn after U-turn."
"Pay is just the tip of the iceberg though. The strike is a reaction by educators to a system in disarray" - Robert Poole, Strike Map, on organising support for the teachers strike!