The university strikes provide an opportunity to relearn traditions of collective solidarity which strengthen both the strikers and those giving solidarity.
Ian Allinson reports from a rally in Manchester against deportations, the hostile environment and the mistreatment of the Windrush generation and their descendants.
Today the UK leaves the European Union. The question of EU membership has divided and often paralysed the British left. Ian Allinson asks if we can reunite on more productive ground for the struggles ahead.
Ian Allinson looks at the elections of 1987, 1992 and 1997
The Labour and Tory manifestos could hardly be more different when it comes to workers’ individual and collective rights, but there are also important implications for what happens after the election - whatever the result.
Unite activist Ian Allinson responds to Len McCluskey's attempt to undermine the free movement policy agreed at Labour conference.
Faced with an impending global catastrophe and possible human extinction, it is easy to see why many people might feel that everyone has a common interest in tackling the climate emergency. This is a serious mistake.
Ian Allinson interviews Thomas Cook workers and argues that a stronger movement would not allow thousands of jobs to go without a fight.
In the UK, never. But it’s often unlawful. The climate strikes have highlighted the draconian British anti-union legislation and exposed confusion about the law and the consequences of striking unofficially.
As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacre, Ian Allinson argues that the right are pressing Boris Johnson to introduce a new wave of repression.