Tag: leigh wilks

Students give solid support to education strikes

On December 3rd, unions at universities across the country held a second day of strike action in a dispute over pay which has seen staff take an effective pay cut of 15% over the last 5 years. While vice chancellors and university management bleat about the need for British universities to “compete in a global […]

A big show of support for socialist healthcare – a poor show of silence by the corporate media

It’s not every year that the first day of a party conference is met by 60,000 activists, marching in opposition to a single political issue. But, as the famously astute (yet famously ineffectual) Chancellor Nigel Lawson drily observed – “The NHS is the closest thing that the English have to a religion”. On Sunday 29th […]