The new @unions21 podcast: Me and @beckyunions21 and talk the future of unions with @GavinJKelly1. It’s not for the faint-hearted. And we have an EXCLUSIVE with @angelaeagle, discussing her book The New Serfdom, co-authored with @Imi_Ahmed. Plus What Next after the TUC New Deal demo, and did SuRie do the right thing at Eurovision. A Makes-you-Think production
Voting to leave didn't make us lemmings: It's time for the Commons to say Yes to EEA membership
Nick Cohen's article is a disappointing and misplaced, attack on unions
It surely can't be expecting too much that the ability to honour those minimum rates of pay should be hard wired into business models, but also regulatory structures too.
The more we get away from the self-serving, dishonest and default denigration that unions generally receive in much of our media - the better for all of us.
The Government has “lost” a shed-load of our national archives. This seems to have come to light now simply because we are approaching the annual release of papers under the 30, 50, 75 or 100 year rule, and so this is all topical. It turns out that when asked, National Archives peeps say they … Continue reading Loss of Archives Is A National Scandal
The real political question is what does the current leadership stand for? A bigger issue perhaps than the fate of one politician, however senior.
Ryanair's woes continue: You know things are bad when you turn on your own staff.
The importance of concerted action to arrest and reverse declining membership levels can never be over-stated or repeated too often. And this is an existential crisis partly of our own making.
Fabrication, dissembling, being “économique avec la vérité” is seeping into everyday discourse on a wider scale and to a greater extent. It's time to stop the lies.