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Support civil servants’ strike against poverty pay

Support civil servants’ strike against poverty pay

This is a crucial battle which deserves the support of all working-class people. A victory for the civil servants would act to boost the confidence of workers across both the public and private sectors and show that it is possible to fight back against poverty pay and austerity.

“Our Union, Our Choice”- Interview with Tony Gregg, NASRA Branch Secretary

“Our Union, Our Choice”- Interview with Tony Gregg, NASRA Branch Secretary

Thanks for talking to The Socialist, Tony. On the 31 May we saw the seventh day of strike action of ambulance workers organised by NASRA. What is the dispute about and what is its significance? The dispute is essentially about workers’ right to choose the union that represents them rather than the […]

Sudan: Counter-revolution raises its ugly head

Sudan: Counter-revolution raises its ugly head

Heroic people’s resistance against bloody clampdown by regime’s militias By Serge Jordan, CWI On Monday June 3 before dawn, the military regime and its thugs brutally dispersed the sit-in which had been camping outside the military headquarters in Sudan’s capital Khartoum since April 6, and which had served as the […]

Tackling the mental health crisis

Tackling the mental health crisis

Mental health services continue to be so overwhelmed by demand that people seeking help routinely face long waiting lists to access the treatment they need.

Fermanagh workers stand up to poverty pay

Fermanagh workers stand up to poverty pay

In April, following an intense organising effort, Unite members at Balcas – a Fermanagh-based wood mill – voted overwhelmingly for strike action, commencing with a two-day stoppage.

After Lyra McKee’s killing: How can we overcome sectarianism?

After Lyra McKee’s killing: How can we overcome sectarianism?

A new report by researchers at the University of Ulster recommends the setting up of a new Stormont department to tackle sectarianism in society. Divisions remain prevalent, even among younger generations. The killing of Lyra McKee in the Creggan area of Derry gave a glimpse of the potential for a […]