IT’S NOT JUST our working and social lives that came to a halt when the Lockdown was announced. For young people from three to 18, their worlds shrank as schools closed and they were sent home. Is it time for ...Read More »
Jaden Moodie: another victim of state neglect?
JADEN MOODIE was just 14 when he was murdered on 8th January 2019. A formal Serious Case Review has now reported on what happened to him – and concluded that opportunities to save Jaden were missed by the authorities. The ...Read More »
Healthcare or Warfare?
THE Stop the War Coalition is holding a virtual meeting on Saturday, 16th May to explore the issue of government expenditure on keeping people healthy and, on the other hand, killing them. The military never seem to go short of ...Read More »
London Unison branches support Tower Hamlets colleagues
IT IS BAD ENOUGH that the General Secretary of a national trade union has had to step in and point out it will support its members in Tower Hamlets, who are opposing the Labour Mayor’s plan to impose new contracts ...Read More »
Unison Gen Sec pledges support to see off “Tower Rewards”
UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis joined the May Day virtual rally called by Tower Hamlets Unison on Friday – and pledged that the national union would support local workers fighting “Tower Rewards”. Tower Rewards – re-named “Tower Robbery” by the ...Read More »
Celebrate East London’s key workers!
AND ONCE we have celebrated – get ready to defend their jobs. That’s the message from Tower Hamlets UNISON, which has called a virtual May Day rally to talk about the down side of fighting the Coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus ...Read More »
Support the NHS with Tower Hamlets campaigners
THERE’S MASSIVE public support for NHS workers at the moment. We see it every week, when the public clap from the doorsteps at 8pm on a Thursday to show our appreciation for healthworkers – and it comes up in virtually ...Read More »
Starmer: total twerp on Corona exit
NEW LABOUR LEADER Keir Starmer has baffled Labour Party members and the wider public by coming up with a new demand for government action on the Corona pandemic. What is he calling for – in what is pretty much his ...Read More »
Labour Anti-Semitism Report: pure dynamite
IT IS THE report that could blow the Labour Party apart. The news which came out on Easter Sunday has provided evidence that should send shock waves through Labour members and supporters – and could change the face of Labour ...Read More »
Corona & class: Part 1 – how a virus divided society
THE UK GOVERNMENT’S response to the Corona pandemic has been ridden with all the establishment prejudice and discrimination of normal times – but the crisis has made it all just a little bit more obvious. The virus doesn’t discriminate: the ...Read More »