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.
Tag: Trade Unions
Coming together to defend our right to resist
“There’s a comprehensive assault on basic civil liberties" - Logan Williams writes on defending our Right to Resist ahead of the opening rally of Arise Festival 2023.
RMT call for investigation into government policy on railway ticket officers
"The government and rail companies are deliberately preventing ticket offices from selling cheaper rail tickets as part of a strategy for running down and eventually closing all ticket offices."
When Workers Take Action Together, They Create a Better World – Rob Poole, Stike Map
"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."
City of London Corporation workers to strike – Unite the Union
“The City of London Corporation is monstrously wealthy but believes its already hard up workers should swallow a substantial real terms pay cut... How can it possibly accept that its own staff should be driven to measures like using foodbanks"
The Rich List Shows the Wealthy Still Have Much to Celebrate – Jon Trickett MP exclusive
“The richest one per cent pocketed 66 per cent of all new wealth created since the pandemic began. Just 10 individuals now have more wealth than the poorest three billion people on earth” - Jon Trickett MP
The Anti-Strikes Bill is yet another attack on our communities – Kate Osborne MP defends the Right To Strike
"This legislation is yet another attack on our communities and on the most vulnerable. We see through the Tories lies and spin. We do not need minimum service level legislation."
When our democracy is under attack, it’s up to the labour movement to fight back – Jeremy Corbyn exclusive
"The government’s anti-strike bill is part of a broader attack on our fundamental democratic rights." - Jeremy Corbyn
Defending the right to strike: defiance not compliance
The Tory Strikes Bill is making it's way through parliament despite mass opposition in the streets, at picket lines and in the House of Lords. George Binette writes on the defence of the right to strike.
Defend the Right to Strike: Emergency Protest on Monday – PCS
"Every union member is under attack from these new laws. We must defend the right to strike" - the TUC's emergency demo takes place on Monday, May 22nd.