Morning Star excluded from Government funding again

Readers of the Morning Star this weekend will have again seen the paper excluded from Government advertising. This is the second string of advertising from the Government which has seen the Morning Star shut out from crucial funding. The public health advertising serves two essential purposes. Firstly, and most obviously, the advertising is to promoteContinue reading “Morning Star excluded from Government funding again”

Job losses reach new high

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), have shown the number of people in work decreased by 220,000 between April and June. The largest quarterly drop since the height of the financial crisis in 2009. As with the crisis then, young workers are expected to be hit hardest. Morgan Horn, industrial officerContinue reading “Job losses reach new high”

Remembering Graham Stevenson, titan of the labour movement

This article originally appeared in the Morning Star. GRAHAM STEVENSON was born in the mining village of Keresley, near Coventry, on October 28 1950, the younger of two children.  His mother Nora (“Dink”), who had been a textile worker, died tragically when Graham was 15.  His father, Ernest, was an engineer and a lifelong tradeContinue reading “Remembering Graham Stevenson, titan of the labour movement”