Month: October 2013

The Future of Trade Unions

On 23rd October 2013 an event was held in one of the surrounding universities debating the role of Trade Unions in Contemporary Society. Organised by one of York Trades Council’s young executives, the event aimed to reach out, explain and inspire young people to the benefits of trade unions within work and modern politics. With […]

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 […]