Terrorism, Globalization and Conspiracy – Michael Parenti

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aMichael Parenti speaking in 2002 but he might as well be speaking now…. and he is well worth hearing now!  An hour of your life to understand the links between Capitalism, Poverty, the Trade Deals, Globalisation, Debt, the fall of … Continue reading

Midwives Standing Together – When We Have Had #ENOUGH

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There are many good people  in working reponsible roles in society. They are not earning a fortune; they are doing jobs because they care, careers they are proud of – because they want to make a difference. But caring is … Continue reading

What the Labour establishment didn’t really want us to know

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First and foremost… what an unmitigated mess they’re making of the leadership contest… the LP elite have certainly shown us their ‘petticoats’. Significantly, the proverbial tide has gone out, revealing their implicit attitudes and assumptions … and amazingly, we’ve seen … Continue reading

Workers Rights Attacked. “Unity is our Watchword!” : Jeremy Corbyn

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Protecting the Workers Trade Unions. They are part of the Labour movement, and we have so much to thank them for. They gave us the weekend, the eight-hour day, and the paid holiday. Now they need our help. Yet again, … Continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn speaks against TTIP at Durham Miners Gala

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In an inspiring and comprehensive speech, Jeremy Corbyn spelt out the aspirations [sic] that the left should have for any future Labour government.. a race to the top, not Osborne’s welfare for the rich and cuts for the poorest and the young.  An end … Continue reading

Attila Stockbroker’s Tribute to Bob Crow

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Attila Stockbroker   Radio 4 asked me to write a poem in honour of Bob Crow for their obit programme, so I did.  I could sense the dilemma in the producer’s voice: he liked the poem, but I knew he was … Continue reading

Get Together! – Now we need Trade Unions like never before.

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 Get Together! – Now we need Trade Unions like never before.   From @Earwiggle Trade unionists remember the Tolpuddle martyrs of the 19th Century. In 1834 six farm labourers were fighting for the right to be a member of a trade union in … Continue reading