US-based sitcom Superstore recently came to an end, after six series depicting the lives of workers at a giant retail company. Their efforts to fight back against the bosses will be all too familiar for exploited workers around the world today.
The Tories are basking in the success of the UK’s vaccination programme, and the prospects of an economic rebound. But the coronavirus crisis will leave deep scars on working-class communities. Only bold socialist policies can offer a solution.
Cold-war spy thriller Deutschland paints a nihilistic picture about humanity’s future. Equating Communism with Stalinism, the show sees no alternative but the crisis-ridden capitalist system. We must fight for a real socialist alternative.
Public sector workers are facing attacks across the board: on jobs, pay, and conditions; and over health and safety in the workplace. Socialist Appeal spoke to president of the PCS union, Fran Heathcote, about the struggles that lie ahead.
Following 65 days of tireless strike action, bus drivers at Go North West have scored an important victory in driving back the bosses’ fire-and-rehire attempts. This provides an inspiring example for other workers facing similar attacks.
Last weekend saw demonstrations across the country, celebrating May Day and protesting against the Tories’ latest repressive laws. The labour movement must throw their weight behind this struggle, and fight to bring down this criminal government.