Tag Archives: Trade Union Bill

Missing the movement

Zoe Williams’s call for ‘fresh thinking’ shows an ignorance of what’s really happening in the unions Zoe Williams is a highly skilful, highly intelligent writer who considers herself a progressive and who has done much good work to promote progressive causes. She … Continue reading

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Strikes and industrial militancy after the Trade Union Act

There are arguably two urgent questions facing the Marxist left in the trade union movement: how to provide leadership in assisting the movement to organise in the real labour market of today and how to raise the tempo of struggle … Continue reading

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The best antidote to the Trade Union Bill is stronger activism

In the House of Lords second reading debate on 11 January 2016, former TUC General Secretary Lord John Monks warned that the Trade Union Bill ’is a mortal threat to some unions’. It is a point of view that cannot … Continue reading

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The Trade Union Bill is creeping Fascism

In this guest blog, Kevan Nelson gives a scorching analysis of the existential threat to the trade union movement and the working class more widely posed by the Trade Union Bill: *** In 1935, at the time Comintern leader Georgi … Continue reading

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