UK Strike Action: challenges faced from public opinion
Howard Green takes another look at the continual strike action in the UK, and analyses at how the public may feel
RMT union holds annual conference in Leeds
On Monday, the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) opened their annual general meeting in Leeds. Addressing members, General Secretary Mick Lynch warned that the Conservative government is set to recoup the billions of pounds it spent fighting Covid-19 by attacking workers
Report by ex-UN rapporteur highlights failures of bus privatisation
A new report from former UN special rapporteur, Philip Alston, highlights the utter failure of bus privatisation in the UK, making a scathing critique of Britain’s ‘expensive, unreliable, fragmented, and dysfunctional bus system.’
The social conformation of the productive forces: why does technology always end up working against us?
The technology that is built and designed for colonising humans and for exploiting our planet is not going to lead us to liberation. Instead, a Communist alternative to a humane and socialised use of technology must be offered.