All posts tagged TUC

What are the lessons from the Miners’ Strike 30 years on?

Archived government papers from 1984, many personally annotated by Margaret Thatcher, have been released recently under the ‘thirty-year rule’, which allows some state secrets to be made public when the authorities deem it safe to do so. Unsurprisingly, they prove […]

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Looking back in anger – The Miners’ Strike 30 years on

With new papers released by the National Archives about the Miners’ Strike the Anticapitalist Initiative’s Chris Strafford caught up with Harry Paterson, author of the upcoming book Look Back in Anger: The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire 30 years on, to discuss […]

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The People’s Assembly: what might ‘building from below’ really mean?

Luke Cooper discusses the potential and pitfalls of this Saturday’s People’s Assembly Against Austerity The People’s Assembly has resulted in a considerable bout of energetic debate on the British left, ranging from the super-supportive, to the cynically-critical, and those, on […]

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Tax strike! Recalling the Poll Tax Revolt

James Drummond looks back on the revolt against Thatcher’s flat tax

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TUC march: Mixed day shows need for actions from below

Numbers down on last year but some signs of growing appetite for militancy

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We need a strategy to win!

We need to talk strategy, argues Simon Hardy

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What should the TUC do?

John Bowman highlights some simple but effective policies

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After the march… will the TUC step up the action?

The TUC is talking the talk, but will it walk the walk, asks John Bowman?

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