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Morning Star comment: Divide and rule is the oldest trick in the book

Comment in today’s Morning Star. Scapegoating immigrants is a way to distract attention from the economic crisis and who caused it. You have to go back to the 1930s to find anything worse in this country. The same is true … Continue reading

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February/March Voice column: What turns a trade union member into an activist?

A sense of social justice, a desire to right a wrong certainly. Talking to union activists at all levels, it always strikes me how much we have in common, both in terms of background and experience. Much has changed in … Continue reading

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Morning Star: Work and the Law supplement

Bring back cross-sectoral bargaining Ed Miliband has established a commission on “the future of work and prosperity.” It is a panel made up of Alison Downie, Douglas McCormick and John Monks. Trade unions should see this commission as an opportunity … Continue reading

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