Tis always a fine day on the 1st of May
For it is and shall always be International Labour Day
From mechanics to pen pushers
To farmhands and court ushers
We march and sing and cheer
Loud and proud for our time draws near
Today was workers memorial day in Britain* I attended my local memorial service. Sadly due to the sea faring and heavy industry our list of deceased was long. In attendence were the local Labour Party, some LibDems, most active Unions, mainly UNITE and ASLEF. The service was religious but vaguely so and focussed on the aspects of the bible considered most supportive of workers rights.
We remember those literally killed by their work.…Continue
Hello everyone, as I'm sure you're all aware much of the media around the globe is incredibly anti Union and anti workers rights. With the notable exceptions of independent and alternative outlets whenever there's a strike or a campaign the coverage will be very negative. Given how important workers organisations are to billions world wide its important that we don't allow ourselves to get overwhelmed by the media's negative bias.
One way of doing this is by supporting the…Continue
I've been making PDF copies of important and interesting articles I find for my E-reader. After awhile I started sharing some of them to friends whom I though would find them interesting after awhile I found I had over a 100 of them concerning the global labour movement and revolutionary history so I started an archive of sorts using my MF account since I think some of you would find them of interest I'll be posting some of the links from time to time.…Continue