As the class struggle erupts across the world, workers’ anger towards capitalism and the bosses is increasingly finding a reflection in mainstream films and TV. But only freed from the shackles of profit can culture and creativity truly thrive.
Rising temperatures and COVID infections this summer have once again exposed how fragile Britain’s healthcare system is. To tackle waiting lists, fill staff shortages, and save our NHS, the labour movement must fight for bold socialist policies.
Ferry workers in Southampton and the Isle of Wight are currently taking action in a battle over pay. The employers are attempting to break the strike with scab labour. Union leaders must unite the struggles against the bosses and Tories.
Following months of bitter strike action, lorry drivers at Coventry city council have come out on top. Their dispute provides important lessons for the trade union movement. Through united, militant struggle, workers can beat back the bosses.
A recent report from the Low Pay Commission reveals how impotent watchdogs and regulators are when it comes to stopping criminal treatment of workers by the bosses. Instead, workers must trust only in their own strength.
Reports from recent picket lines of striking CWU members at BT Group show how workers everywhere are gaining confidence. Pressure is building across the movement. And trade union leaders are responding with calls for militant united action.