From the TUC

BREAKING NEWS: Wisconsin Police Have Joined Protest Inside State Capitol

28 Feb 2011, By

Another world is possible! From inside the Wisconsin State Capitol, Ryan Harvey reports: “Hundreds of cops have just marched into the Wisconsin state capitol building to protest the anti-Union bill, to massive applause. They now join up to 600 people who are inside.” “Police have just announced to the crowds inside the occupied State Capitol…

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Turning Back the Tide

25 Feb 2011, By

Andrew Brattle of the RMT has sent in this fabulous entry to the TUC 60 Second Ad Contest, I love the metaphor of the waves and tides of cuts, so please do check it out, and if you visit the site you can also add comments and give ratings to the films. As one of…

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Iraqi unions hold protests tomorrow – in Baghdad and London

24 Feb 2011, By

Whilst headlines have been with Egypt and Libya in recent weeks, Iraqis have also been holding protests in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, demanding further political reforms, more jobs and an end to corruption. Unions have played a key role in these, and their campaign aims to reach a new level tomorrow, with a peaceful mass march…

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March 26th – After Rally Party

23 Feb 2011, By

After the rally in Hyde Park on Marchy 26th Philosophy Football and the TUC are organising, a big night out. The entertainment is headlined by the superb spoken word beats of Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, with the brilliant comedy of Josie Long, the show is opened by the surreal juggling of Rod Laver. And…

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Back On Track: Unions, coalitions and job-creation

23 Feb 2011, By Guest

One challenge for unions in the 21st century is for unions not just to lead the defence of current employment, but to also be in the business of creating new jobs for future union members. One way to achieve this is through encouraging unions to build coalitions. In doing so we promote the role of…

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A growing movement?

22 Feb 2011, By

Has there ever been a time where there were so many demonstrations, rallies, protests and pickets? In the past there have been huge movements, of course, but never this variety of action. Working people are waking up to what this government is doing to their lives and communities. While there are some mass demonstrations –…

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