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
Defend Steve Hedley
17 Apr 2020
RMT should immediately rescind the suspension of its assistant general secretary, argues Paul Demarty
Fourth emergency service
26 Mar 2020
Eddie Ford says postal workers must not allow management to use the pandemic crisis as an excuse to launch further attacks on the union.
Biggest possible majority needed
06 Mar 2020
Eddie Ford argues that strike action will pit postal workers not only against Royal Mail bosses, but against a union-smashing government too. Mass solidarity is vital if victory is to be won.
Prepare for a bitter fight
24 Jan 2020
The Tories are bent on ensuring that effective trade union action is impossible, writes Peter Manson. How to respond?
Vote Mark Serwotka
22 Nov 2019
Dave Vincent gives his take on the PCS general secretary election and the factional background.
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