New Tory plans for the country’s dilapidated railway network offer nothing but further privatisation, profiteering, cuts, and attacks on rail workers. Labour and the unions must fight for public ownership and workers’ control.
With the lockdown over, and employees being forced back to work in unsafe conditions, the bosses are deploying every conceivable trick in order to boost their profits. Workers must organise, take action, and fight for workers’ control.
Ruthless construction bosses, with the help of the union bureaucracy, have attempted to rip up agreements in order to undermine workers’ wages and conditions. But rank-and-file activists have shown the way forward, waging a militant fightback.
A recent BBC audio series reveals the shocking injustice faced by Post Office workers falsely jailed for theft. The system is stacked in favour of the bosses. Only workers’ control can defend the many, not the few.
For decades, militant trade union activists have been targeted by the bosses. Now Marxists in the Labour Party will face similar victimisation, as part of Starmer’s purge. The scourge of blacklisting must be fought across the labour movement.
Labour’s right-wing dominated NEC has ruled that all candidate selections in the city of Liverpool will come under the control of the national party. This attack on grassroots democracy must be resisted by the whole left of the party.