Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.
The Workers Party of Britain Trade Union group discussed recently how to win more workers to trade unionism and more trade unionists to socialism.
Anglesey workers are increasingly angry at the situation that has been forced on them by the two-week lockdown in Wales, which is neither fair nor effective and threatens many with extreme hardship.
The Workers Party of Britain is calling for rank-and-file trade union members to refuse to keep subsidising the Labour party – a capitalist party that represents the interests of the bosses, not those of the workers.
Heartened by the recent gains by striking binmen in Bexley, including better pay, improvements in health and safety, full sick pay and the reinstatement of victimised workers, refuse and cleansing workers in Merton are pressing on with their own struggle for decent pay and conditions.
The Workers Party of Britain (Birmingham branch) will support any industrial or campaigning action that museum staff threatened by redundancy may choose to take.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Tower Hamlets Labour council for its attempt to sack all 4,000 of its workers and rehire only those who are prepared to accept a vastly inferior contract, laughably dubbed ‘Tower Rewards’.
Corbyn’s Labour leadership campaign of 2015 was a miracle to behold. He surfed a wave he was himself generating which in turn built the wave ever higher. And he swept his centrist opponents away in a landslide victory. How, then, did it all go so wrong in just a few years?