So asked the Washington Post in 2013. So as the POTUS pays us a visit, we sat down with Damon Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel at the AFL-CIO, America’s TUC to record a special Unions21 podcast. That question is even more important today, as a hostile environment rages against organised labour in the US. … Continue reading “Can Damon Silvers Save Organized Labor?”
Just when you thought it couldn’t, really, get any worse, the US has taken another lurch to the right. There’s been some talk this week on this side of the “pond" about the political balance of the Supreme Court tilting to the right after the announcement that Justice Kennedy, a long-standing and (relatively) liberal member … Continue reading Janus, Free Speech, And A Sharp Turn For The Worse
Voting to leave didn't make us lemmings: It's time for the Commons to say Yes to EEA membership
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 25th Amendment could bring down the curtain on Trump. But is it a case of "better the devil you know"?
Our interests are not protected by pretending that all is well in Washington, or by wilfully indulging the President’s repulsive excesses.
Do we have too few shared experiences to make us feel part of a mass social movment?
What happens next? What should we do? And what's it to us anyway?
Why Trump's behaviour is a problem
Trump's election cannot be normalised. This is serious.