Resisting the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act

Ian Allinson discusses the ways workers can resist the government's latest repressive anti-union legislation.
ASLEF train drivers’ union picket of London Kings Cross station 30th July 2022

Money matters for strikes

Ian Allinson argues that both strikers and supporters need to get serious about fundraising, and explains how the process can help spread unionisation and resistance to more workers.
CWU picket line

How to visit a picket line

Nervous about visiting a picket line? A seasoned trade unionist has real-world tips.
Marchers on TUC protest with "pay should match inflation" placard

Five reasons why pay rises don’t cause inflation

The real causes are global factors like Covid and the war in Ukraine – as well as corporate profiteering.

Solidarity needs rebuilding, urgently

The university strikes provide an opportunity to relearn traditions of collective solidarity which strengthen both the strikers and those giving solidarity.

Video: what is rank-and-file trade unionism?

Ian Allinson looks at rank-and-file worker organisation - the alternative to a reliance on bureaucrats to cut deals with management.