Crisis in Ukraine: Revolution or reaction? Labour Representation Committee [continue...]
Solidarity with the Greek people By Barbara Humphries The first AGM of the Greece Solidarity Campaign (GSC) took place at the UNITE headquarters on Saturday 1st March. The GSC was set up a year and a half ago in response to an appeal to Tony Benn on behalf of Greek people facing austerity measures, by veteran Greek political activists – Manolis Glezos and Mikis Theodorakis, for support from the British labour movement. Glezos is a national hero who, as a young man, tore down the swastika flag from the Acropolis. Theodorakis, apart from being a well-known songwriter, was a staunch campaigner against the dictatorship of the Greek unta from 1967-74. [continue...]
Grim toll of government’s fit-for-work tests Letter to Guardian Tuesday 4th March [continue...]
Labour’s Special Conference Round One to the anti-union forces, but a lot to fight for Pete Firmin, Political Secretary, LRC [continue...]
Victory over debate on disabled PRESS RELEASE 28/02/2014 Following a historic debate in the House of Commons, the first time in its history people with disabilities have secured a debate on a motion of their choosing, John McDonnell MP calls on the Government to implement a full cumulative impact assessment of the effects of welfare reform on sick and disabled people. [continue...]
Reject Miliband’s ‘reforms’: a ticking time-bomb which could destroy Labour as we know it, warn critics on the left [continue...]
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