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Royal Mail and the CWU are heading towards a major national dispute. "The workplace is a tinderbox and it's being ignited by Royal Mail", Gary Clark, CWU branch secretary, spoke to Socialist Party Scotland
A CWI May Day 2020 statement
Overworked, underpaid, struggling to afford the basics - this is true of the situation facing many 'key workers' that the Covid-19 lockdown has so clearly demonstrated society is dependent on.
In the space of one week, the trade union movement is marking two of its most important annual days - International Workers' Memorial Day on 28 April, and May Day on 1 May
Click here to go to the latest issue of the Activist, the bulletin of Socialist Party members in shop workers' trade union Usdaw
"Health workers don't want medals; care workers don't want badges. We want the equipment we need to be safe doing our jobs".
In January 1917 the world was in flames amid the barbarism of the first capitalist world war. Yet within months Lenin was elected head of the first democratic workers' government in history.
While no government has taken the necessary measures to fully defend the working class from the pandemic's effects, Britain has had one of the most ineffectual responses of the major capitalist powers.
A leaked Labour report has detailed internal sabotage by senior party officials of Corbyn's attempts to radicalise Labour policies
The coronavirus pandemic in the UK has not yet passed its peak. Hundreds are still dying every day, and yet the pressure is mounting for the Tories to announce an 'exit strategy'
"And to Mr Bezos my message is simple. I don't give a damn about your power. You think you're powerful? We're the ones that have the power."
As coronavirus deaths continue to mount at a terrifying rate - the government's responsibility for worsening the crisis is becoming clearer every day. After weeks of lies and broken promises, it's no wonder that trust and confidence in the government is falling. 67% think it has handled the crisis badly.
Organise to fight for socialist policies: Starmer, as was widely predicted, has been elected leader of the Labour Party. His victory represents a qualitative step in the capitalist class's campaign to make the Labour Party once again, as it was under Blair, a reliable vehicle for their interests.