Barely a fortnight after the biggest industrial action in a generation some union laders are teetering on the edge of capitulation. Unite Rep Bryan Simpson argues that they should be organising more resistance, not sell-outs.
Christopher Hitchens is being mourned by many in the media today. Tony Blair was singing his praises on the BBC. But the Hitchens I admired passed away many years ago, about 11 September 2001, to be exact.
The drums of war are beating again, if they ever stopped. After an embarrassing showing in the US’s recent outings in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and the rest, can the ruling class summon up the idiocy to attack Iran?
Unite representative and victimised student protester Bryan Simpson argues that the disgraceful sentences handed down to protesters as young as 17 are indicative not only of the state’s intention to supress dissent but also its fear of mass protest.