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UK budget: Osborne blowing in the wind

UK budget: Osborne blowing in the wind By Michael Roberts So now we have had the final Conservative-Liberal annual budget before the UK general election in May.  The Chancellor (finance minister) George Osborne waxed ecstatic in parliament that under his tutelage, the UK economy was the fastest growing in the G7 and in Europe and had created more jobs than anywhere else. [continue...]

Budget 2015: Brutal cuts hidden behind ‘unreal rhetoric’

Budget 2015: Brutal cuts hidden behind ‘unreal rhetoric’ In the last Budget of a Chancellor under whom the wealthiest have got wealthier and the poorest have got poorer, yet again it is the poorest who will suffer as a result of today’s Budget with £13bn cut from public services and £12bn further benefit cuts. [continue...]

Bridgwater: angry strikers set to escalate dispute

Bridgwater: angry strikers set to escalate dispute 250 Bridgwater fruit-juice makers resolve to see out their David and Goliath struggle against foreign-owned company to bitter end [continue...]

Support Keith Henderson for GMB General Secretary

Support Keith Henderson for GMB General Secretary Following the statement of the 23rd February 2015, indicating that Keith Henderson will be seeking nominations, for the forthcoming General Secretary election in the GMB: this supplementary statement is being issued to clarify the reasons as to why nominations are being sought. [continue...]

The Patriot Game’s a Bogey

Labour's Future

The Patriot Game’s a Bogey This is an incisive critique of Jim Murphy’s ‘Patriot Clause’ that is being proposed (on a take it or leave it basis) to the Scottish Labour Party’s Special One Day Conference in Edinburgh on March 7th. The article is by a group of Party members in Glasgow and reflects the serious worries that many have about this massive change in the Party’s constitution. [continue...]

Labour left -wing calls for anti-austerity measures

Labour left -wing calls for anti-austerity measures LONDON LRC Press Release [continue...]

Austerity – That’s Enough! Hastings & Rother LRC public meeting

Austerity – That’s Enough! Hastings & Rother LRC public meeting 2pm – 4.30pm, Saturday 14 March 2015
The White Rock Hotel, White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JU [continue...]

Left Platform Shows our Potential

Labour Briefing

Left Platform Shows our Potential THE JOHN MCDONNELL COLUMN
Labour Briefing March 2015, magazine of the LRC [continue...]

Support Katy Clark and Jon Lansman for Conference Arrangements Committee; Gary Heather for NCC

Labour's Future

Support Katy Clark and Jon Lansman for Conference Arrangements Committee;
Gary Heather for NCC [continue...]

Intervene to halt the sickening cuts imposed by Haringey council

Intervene to halt the sickening cuts imposed by Haringey council The London LABOUR REPRESENTATIONAL COMMITTEE seeks your support for the following petition. [continue...]

Progress - welcome to the Blairite Party-within-a-party

Labour's Future

Progress - Welcome to the Blairite Party-within-a-party Last weekend, in the sumptuous surroundings of a Jacobean-style Victorian country mansion in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside, New Labour enthusiasts gather for a weekend “political school“.  At £175 including overnight accommodation, two lunches, dinner, breakfast and refreshments, it’s a snip thanks to the generous sponsorship of Bell Pottinger, founded by Maggie’s favourite Ad man, and PR consutants to such eminent wealth creators as tax dodgers, Vodaphone, and stalwart defenders of media freedom, Sky. Those attending, not that they all know it, are at the heart of party within a party, a largely-covert organisation whose over-riding objective is to keep New Labour alive. [continue...]

‘The Luhansk People’s Republic doesn’t need independent unions’

The Luhansk People’s Republic doesn’t need independent unions and registering them is now prohibited [continue...]

MINERS UNION ON THE ATTACK ON TRADE UNION FREEDOM IN LUHANSK

International solidarity

MINERS UNION ON THE ATTACK ON TRADE UNION FREEDOM IN LUHANSK The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign reports on the banning of the Independent Trade Union of Miners (NPG) by the forces who control the self-proclaimed ‘Luhansk Peoples Republic’.  [continue...]

Firefighters to strike on 25 February for 24 hours

Firefighters to strike on 25 February for 24 hours Firefighters and Parliament have been misled, says FBU [continue...]

Young Labour Democracy & Labour Campaign for Free Education

Young Labour Democracy & Labour Campaign for Free Education
Young Labour Democracy,
7 March at 6pm in University College London, Pearson G22 LT, UCL [continue...]

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