Democracy & State > Trade unions

Anarchist origins of the 'general strike' slogan

17 Mar 2011

We set up this debate in response to widespread calls from the Trotskyist left for the TUC to call a general strike against the cuts. This is Mike Macnair's opening

Reinstate Peter Gregson

14 Mar 2019

The use of the IHRA ‘definition’ of anti-Semitism to expel a union activist marks a new low, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Chris Baugh set for re-election

31 Jan 2019

Left Unity has agreed its candidate for assistant general secretary, reports Dave Vincent

Left high and dry

24 Jan 2019

Dave Vincent gives his take on the forthcoming election for assistant general secretary

Support the Socialist View slate

15 Nov 2018

Peter Manson looks at the rift that has opened up in the Left Unity faction of PCS

A new beginning?

20 Sep 2018

Marcel van der Linden examines the state of the global labour movement

Edging towards a second vote

13 Sep 2018

The EU was a central theme for the second successive year, reports Peter Manson

Left in disunity

06 Sep 2018

Dave Vincent looks at the strange battle for assistant general secretary

Spirit of common struggle

14 Jun 2018

Terry Tapp A serf’s journal Zero Books, 2017, pp144, £9.99

Hold them to account

07 Jun 2018

Kevin Bean of the University of Liverpool branch reports on the attempts by the UCU leadership to sabotage union democracy

Where’s the politics?

17 May 2018

The TUC’s call for a ‘new deal’ is tellingly vague and lacking in detail, writes Peter Manson

Join us in battle

03 May 2018

The RMT is debating whether or not to affiliate. Jim Grant of Labour Party Marxists says get back in

Taking stock at half-time

22 Mar 2018

Morale remains high, as UCU members prepare for the second phase of strike action. Kevin Bean says members are increasingly questioning neo-liberal orthodoxy

Wave of militancy

01 Mar 2018

Kevin Bean of Liverpool UCU (personal capacity)

Determined to win

22 Feb 2018

Dave Douglass reviews Steve McGrail and Vicky Patterson Cowie miners, Polmaise colliery and the 1984-85 miners’ strike Scottish Labour History Society, 2017, pp146, £6

Parallel dead ends

25 Jan 2018

Peter Manson reviews: Ronnie Kasrils, A simple man: Kasrils and the Zuma enigma Auckland Park 2017, pp283, £16.19 and Dale McKinley, South Africa’s corporatised liberation Auckland Park 2017, pp198, £14.95

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