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18 August 2010

Tube staff vote for action against cuts

"RMT members have sent a clear message in this ballot that they will not sit by while the tracks are turned into a death trap and our tube stations and platforms are left unstaffed." Transport union RMT general secretary Bob Crow declared after 43% of RMT members had voted by a 76% margin to take, writes Reg Johnstone.

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Staff and students unite in protest at Sussex university, photo Socialist Students

Staff and students unite in protest at Sussex university, photo Socialist Students

7 July 2010

Mass action can stop cuts

No apology. No concern. No regret. Sitting comfortably and calmly in his Newsnight chair Michael Gove, education minister, had no qualms about claiming that cuts to frontline services are "unavoidable". Gove merely blamed the previous government. Now young people leaving university cannot get a decent job...

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17 June 2010

About Socialism

Over 1,000 workers, students, pensioners and young people attended Socialism 2009. At the 2009 Rally for Socialism, those in attendance heard from leading trade unionists such as Bob Crow, general secretary...

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Dave Nellist at the TUSC Launch rally, London March 2010, photo Alison Hill

TUSC Launch rally, London March 2010, photo Alison Hill

16 June 2010

TUSC plans for future elections

"THE Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is not the answer for everything that we need to do as a movement to resist the austerity measures that will come from this Tory-Liberal government", said the RMT transport workers' union general secretary, Bob Crow, to a post-election meeting of TUSC candidates last week...

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21 April 2010

Dover trade unions against privatisation

The recently reformed Dover and District Trades Union Council recently held its first major public meeting against the threat of privatisation of the port of Dover, writes Jacqui Berry.

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19 April 2010

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition Manifesto Launch

'No choice' election for Britain's 7 million trade unionists

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14 April 2010

RMT union challenges far-right in Barking

THE RMT rail workers' union called a meeting in Barking on Sunday 11 April. The aim was to convince people in Barking, who are understandably angry with New Labour's cuts record, not to vote for the...

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Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT, speaking to the press, photo Paul Mattsson

Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT, speaking to the press, photo Paul Mattsson

7 April 2010

Mobilise to defend the right to strike

Editorial: The rail union democratically agreed and planned an effective strike. Network Rail bosses went running to the courts...

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24 March 2010

Trade unionist and Socialist Coalition general election launch rally

Thursday 25 March, 7.30 pm.
Friends Meeting House,
Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ.
Speakers include: Bob Crow, Rail, Maritime and Transport union general secretary;...

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23 March 2010

Byers, Hewitt & Hoon: inevitable outcome of the New Labour project

Ex-ministers suspended over cash for policy claims: ‎TUSC press release:
* Big businesses interests have silenced any voice for working people at Westminster

* Militant union leaders to challenge 'big business' parties in general election as the Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

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22 March 2010

Militant union leaders to launch general election challenge

BA dispute leaves no doubt - New Labour is dead as vehicle for working class politics...

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17 March 2010

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition General Election launch rally

General Election launch rally: TUSC has been set up in opposition to public spending cuts and privatisation, for investment in publicly owned and controlled renewable energy, for the repeal of the anti-trade union laws, and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. www.tusc.org.uk.

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24 February 2010

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition General Election launch rally

Thursday 25 March, 7.30 pm
Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ
Speakers include: Bob Crow, Rail, Maritime and Transport union general secretary; Brian Caton, Prison Officers Association general secretary;
Chris Baugh, Public and Commercial Services union assistant general secretary; Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor; Michael Lavalette, Socialist Workers Party councillor

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3 February 2010

Bob Crow launches Portsmouth TUSC

"Every victory we've won since the war is up for grabs." That was the rallying call from RMT general secretary Bob Crow as he launched the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) general election campaign in Portsmouth North by outlining the need to defend jobs, homes and services from the, writes Ben Norman, Socialist Party Portsmouth.

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19 January 2010

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gets started

From Vectis buses, to Vestas, to Fords, to Royal Mail and more; on every strike and picket line in Hampshire in 2009 we encountered workers' anger at their employers' attacks, but also their dismay at the failure of the Labour government to give them support, Portsmouth Socialist Party members write.

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No2EU on G20 protest in London, photo Paul Mattsson

No2EU on G20 protest in London, photo Paul Mattsson

12 January 2010

Launch of Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Editorial: After a series of discussions by participants in the 'No2EU-Yes to Democracy' European election coalition there will now be a general election challenge under the newly-registered electoral banner, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).

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18 December 2009

Striking Newport signals workers

Striking signals workers were out in force today at the picket outside the Newport panel on day three of the six day strike against management imposing new rosters...

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25 November 2009

People's Charter - a step towards workers' political representation?

The first convention of the People's Charter took place on Saturday 21 November. Speakers included Matt Wrack, general secretary of the FBU, Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT, and John McDonnell...

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Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery

Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery

18 November 2009

Fighting for a future

Scourge of mass youth unemployment: Youth unemployment is at a record high and what does the government do? It plans to slash funding for youth training schemes.
What do the bosses do? They cut jobs, pay and conditions.

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11 November 2009

RMT conference on political representation

The RMT transport union hosted an open-to-all conference on the crisis in working class political representation on Saturday 7 November. This followed the overwhelming backing given at the RMT's annual general meeting in July to the union's participation in the 'No2EU, Yes to Democracy' European election coalition, and a decision at that meeting to continue the discussion on the lack of working class political representation.

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