After a serious of localised industrial actions, Spanish coal miners, in the main mining regions of Asturias and Castile and León, went on indefinite strike on 29 May.
Solidarity 251, 29 June 2012
The GMB union has launched a landmark legal challenge against contractor Carillion, after evidence emerged that it had been involved in large-scale blacklisting of trade union activists in the construction industry.
On 22 June hardly any students made it into the college I work at because of the strike.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) met in Blackpool last week for what (with one exception) was a fairly quiescent special conference, with the union’s Executive Council carrying all the motions it proposed.
Workers in various London transport companies and grades are planning industrial action as union efforts bring long-running demands to a head.
Global, impersonal, uncaring, ruthless and divisive but...
Pandelis Pouliopoulos (1900-43) was the first general secretary of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) and a founder of the Trotskyist movement in Greece.
The Workers Revolutionary Party was the largest group on the revolutionary left until the mid-1970s, and a sizeable force until it collapsed in 1985.
John Grahl (Professor of European Integration at Middlesex University) spoke to Martin Thomas.