At the start of this year, Workers’ Liberty member Janine Booth was elected to represent London transport workers on RMT’s Executive. Workers’ Liberty members on the Tube decided to set up our own separate AWL branch, become more organised, and prioritise recruiting new AWL members.
Solidarity 202, 4 May 2011
An inquest into the death of newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson, who died after an encounter with police officers at the G20 protests, has found that his killing was “unlawful”.
The Save Greenwich Philosophy Campaign could reach its peak on Thursday 5 May when the academic planning committee meeting takes place.
Students and workers at Newcastle College have won at least a postponement of cuts.
Nearly 75% of universities who have declared their fees for 2012 have opted to charge the maximum £9,000.
The management of London Metropolitan University has announced a massive wave of course closures.
According to the Observer (24 April), Labour leader Ed Miliband “is set to make two speeches informed by the ideas of Blue Labour over the summer, although insiders insist he is also listening to contributors to a soon-to-be-published Purple Book”.
The murder of Constable Ronan Kerr in Omagh by dissident republicans at the beginning of April was just the latest deadly instalment in their increasingly dangerous campaign.
Osama bin Laden targeted working people - nearly 3000 of them on 11 September 2001 - in the confident belief that the imperialist government of the USA would be more hurt by that than his own followers, on the fascistic far right, would be.
At Easter (22-26 April) the National Union of Teachers conference voted to ballot union members for a series of strikes against the coalition government's increases in pension contributions, cuts in pension provision, and raising of the pension age. The first strike will be 30 June.