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21 October 2020
All Cambridge student households have been receiving random testing from the university, while the NHS is only testing individuals showing symptoms
11 April 2018
The bakers' union BFAWU has notified McDonald's that it is balloting workers at six stores with a view to authorising a strike later this year
6 September 2017
The annual Burston School strike rally on 3 September drew well over three thousand trade unionists and their supporters
23 August 2017
McDonald's workers balloted at Crayford, south east London, and Cambridge stores have voted by an incredible 95.7% in favour of strike action
9 December 2015
Pfizer has announced the closure of a Cambridge research institute. The world's biggest pharmaceutical company will axe 120 scientists' and support workers' jobs.
11 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. College and uni lecturers lead the fightback.
26 November 2014
On 20 November the UCU lecturers' union suspended the marking boycott started two weeks earlier
14 December 2011
Readers' comments: David Cameron recently announced plans to fast-track new drugs, making them available to patients more quickly, and before they have completed clinical trials, writes Paul Gerrard.
20 October 2010
UNIVERSITY BOSSES are resorting to blackmail in order to make sure the government accepts (at the very least) the hefty tuition fees rises recommended by the Browne Review...
24 February 2010
PRIVATE 'VULTURE' companies are licking their lips at the prospect of taking over and running a NHS hospital for the first time...
7 October 2009
"I HOPE this goes national soon" was the sentiment expressed by one Cambridge postal worker, striking on 29 September, writes Edd Mustill, Cambridge.
12 November 2008
On Wednesday 5 November around 100 students marched through Cambridge town centre as part of the East Anglia regional 'Students in the Red' day of action, writes Edd Mustill, Cambridge University Socialist Students.
22 October 2008
London: The chant of, "Stop the fees, stop the debt. Give us what the bankers get!" was heard up and down Victoria Street as Socialist Students protested outside the Department of Innovation, Universities and...
2 July 2008
AROUND 30 people attended a meeting organised by Cambridge TUC entitled 'Together we can beat Brown's pay freeze'. The speakers were Christine Blower, acting general secretary of the NUT and PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka...
2 April 2008
YEARS OF battling by health campaigners at Horton Hospital, Banbury, to save maternity and children's services threatened with downgrading, have won the hospital a reprieve...
27 February 2008
Socialist Students in Manchester on the Campaign to Defeat Fees day of action, photo Abby Taylor
20 February 2008
Cambridge: HEALTH ACTIVISTS, trade unionists and campaigners met in Cambridge recently to re-launch the local Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) branch... By Steve Sweeney
19 July 2007
Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party
5 July 2003
A FEW weeks ago an article in the socialist recalled the discovery of the structure of DNA. Francis Crick and James Watson took all the credit, not even acknowledging the ground-breaking work undertaken...
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