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22 July 2020
Media reports that Tata Steel in Port Talbot is considering shutting down its two blast furnaces, and replacing them with 'greener' electric arc furnaces, which would require far less workers, have provoked anger and panic among the workforce, steel unions, and local politicians.
28 November 2019
Tata has given its steel workers the worst possible Xmas message
16 October 2019
On 12 October steelworkers from all over Britain joined hundreds of Orb workers and their families on an impressive march through Newport, South Wales, to demand that the Tata Orb steelworks in the city is saved.
24 May 2019
British Steel, the UK's second biggest steel firm, has been taken into compulsory liquidation
22 May 2019
The private steel producer could go under, threatening 5,000 jobs at its Scunthorpe and Teesside plants and a further 20,000 jobs in the supply chain
6 June 2018
Donald Trump, in rebooting his presidential campaign slogan to "Make America Great Again" is attempting to do this on the backs of the rest of the world, by introducing tariffs on US imports.
18 October 2017
Theatre: We're Still Here: Under the threat of closure, the steel workers - but not the pensioners - were forced to vote for one of two options, either of which meant a cut in pensions. 'We're Still Here' dramatises the effect of this threat on the workers.
28 September 2017
There is still massive uncertainty over the future of the Port Talbot plant and others
6 September 2017
The European Single Market is a major barrier to any incoming socialist or anti-austerity government
1 August 2017
No pay rise for ten years! That's why 18 steel fabricators in Sheffield are on strike
17 February 2017
Tata steelworkers reluctantly accepted an inferior pension scheme
24 January 2017
Steelworkers in Tata plants across the UK will be voting on a potential agreement
9 December 2016
Tata Steel and steel union leaders have announced an agreement. However, it comes with a poisonous sting in the tail.
7 December 2016
John died of heart disease very suddenly, at a too early age.
30 November 2016
Editorial of the Socialist: Tory Chancellor Phillip Hammond's Autumn Statement estimated the cost of the Brexit vote at £59 billion - to come out of the pockets of working-class people.
16 November 2016
Once again steel workers have been left reeling, bitterly disappointed and suffering from a deep sense of betrayal, since it was announced that Tata Steel will be closing the British Steel pension scheme in January.
15 June 2016
As we approach voting day for the EU referendum, panic has set in for the establishment and 'project fear' has been stepped up. The official campaigns on both sides have bandied about arguments full of lies and misrepresentations. We answer three key questions: Does the EU build international solidarity? Does the EU defend workers' rights? Does the EU keep the peace?
15 June 2016
Taste for socialism at union's 2016 conference: GMB congress passed key motions on no-cuts budgets and steel, but unfortunately backed Trident renewal and the EU Remain campaign.
1 June 2016
Socialist Party members, striking workers and real life helped spoil the love-in between the leadership of the trade union movement in Wales and the Welsh Government that the general council had planned for Wales TUC on 24-26 May.
1 June 2016
Taxi trouble: Taxis flying Unite the Union flags led over 200 marching Nottingham taxi drivers with more taxis bringing up the rear, writes Nat Sharpe.
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