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Union attacks “anti-worker” UKIP

The Solidarity Trade Union has launched a withering attack on the UK Independence Party (UKIP). UKIP are accused by the Union of wanting to victimise workers by scrapping legislation protecting working hours, holidays, overtime, redundancy and sick pay. The Union claims that UKIP want to undermine the NHS and sneak in privatisation. They say that … Continue reading

What can we do about the Horsemeat scandal?

I guess I’m not the only parent to be asked by their kid: “Daddy, have I ate horse?”. It’s not the kind of question I would have predicted if you asked me a while back, but given reports on the news recently it became  more likely. Sadly the answer is: “Yes, probably”. The news started … Continue reading

Human Rights Victory for BNP Worker

Arthur Redfearn was dismissed in 2004 from his job as a bus driver for Serco after winning a seat on Bradford Council for the British National Party. Mr Redfearn drove people with disabilities around Bradford. He fought a long campaign for Justice with numerous set-backs. This week, however, his perseverance paid off. The European Court … Continue reading

Another Alternative Publication On The Way

How Far Should The State Go?

LAST MONTH we featured a pre-publication e-poster. It advertised issue 6 of British Worker. It’s the bi-monthly paper of Solidarity Trade Union. That issue is out now and – for an agitprop publication – it’s thought-provoking stuff. What really caught our eye was the suggestion that the Government (i.e. the State) should do more to … Continue reading

Another publication in the pipeline!

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