Monthly Archives: July 2008

As council workers make a stand, make August 6 a date for your diary

The Communication Workers of America once produced a t-shirt featuring a rising cobra and bearing the legend “When Provoked Will Strike”. A fitting motto maybe for the Unison members who took strike action on 16-17 July over a pitiful pay … Continue reading

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Metrix up the PR as project goes down toilet

On April 11 we wrote the following in relation to the proposed St Athan military academy: “The loss of Package 2 means that the project is now calculated at £11 billion – but bear in mind the escalating costs of … Continue reading

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Farewell to Cameron Richards

Gwent crematorium was packed on Friday as friends, family, work colleagues and comrades said farewell to South Wales activist Cameron Richards. The sheer number of mourners and the heartfelt trubutes to Cameron bore witness to the love and respect inspired … Continue reading

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No2ID – with friends like these, who needs enemies?

All leftists of a certain age will remember Grunwicks. In 1977, 90 Asian women working for this photo processing plant joined a union and went on strike against appalling pay and conditions. For this they were sacked. A bitter dispute … Continue reading

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Socialist forum: onwards and upwards

The Cardiff Radical Socialist Forum met for the second time last night to discuss the united front tactic, specifically as it relates to the fight against fascism. Numbers were up from the first meeting, with activists coming from Swansea and … Continue reading

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