Tag: NUM

Not an atom of truth

It is a dangerous fantasy to think that nuclear energy can be part of a ‘green’ recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic or any form of solution to the climate catastrophe.

Davey Hopper obituary

Brian Parkin remembers Davey Hopper, president of the Durham Miners, who died suddenly of a heart attack on 16 July aged 73 at his home in East Boldon, the Durham pit village of his...
Banner Theatre with Chicago teachers after a performance of "Chicago: The Great Teachers' Strike" at Manchester May Day 2016

Chicago teachers join Manchester’s biggest May Day for years

Tara Stamps and Matt Luskin from the Chicago Teachers' Union joined Manchester's biggest International Workers' Day festival for years. Ian Allinson reports. Manchester TUC had organised a huge festival for May Day this year. Despite...

Dear Love of Comrades: The politics of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners

The film Pride tells the story of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. It's an extraordinary and inspiring achievement for a mainstream movie. For almost a year in 1984-5, over 100,000 miners were on...
LGSM march across Westminster Bridge

Pride: How solidarity in struggle changed the world for British LGBT people

The new film Pride shows the solidarity between the miners and a group of lesbian and gay supporters during the strike of almost thirty years ago. Struggle can change the world in ways we never...