In Canada, talks between the right-wing Quebec Liberal Party government and student groups resisting tuition fee rises have broken down.
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National Union of Teachers activists will meet in Liverpool on Saturday 16 June to found a new network based on local branches (divisions and associations) of the union.
As the killing-rate in Syria speeds up, the underlying sectarian nature of Syrian society and the decades-old sectarian policy of the Assad dictatorship is increasingly being reflected in the violence on the ground.
RMT and Unite have called off strike ballots of their members working for East Midlands Trains (EMT), leaving drivers-only union ASLEF as the only union in a position to take strike action in the imme
Trade unions in local government have accepted a “deal” on pensions not very different from what we went on strike against on 30 November.
Delegates gathered in Brighton from 23-25 May for the annual conference of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS).
Tube union RMT has reached a deal with London Underground bosses that secures an Olympics working bonus for Tube staff whilst defending collective agreements.
We continue our symposium of recollections and reflections from activists involved in the “third camp” left in the United States with a piece by David McReynolds.
There is no definitive Marxist assessment of the current economic crisis or of the period leading up to it, but there is a vibrant debate among Marxists trying to grapple with the underlying causes of the world we’re in.