UK

Royal College of Nursing: the voice of the establishment

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) represents most of the nurses employed within the NHS and has a membership of over 400,000. It started life as a ‘professional’ organisation for nurses, promoting excellence in practice, before registering as a ‘trade union’ in 1976. Scratch the surface of this grubby, conservative, false-flag operation, and you will see it is not a ‘trade union’ by any understanding of the term.

SPGB: utopian or scientific? The fallacy of the overwhelming minority - Harold Walsby

Harold Walsby

Harold Walsby's analysis and critique of the Socialist Party of Great Britain. Reproduced for reference.

The Communist Club - Keith Scholey

The Communist Club

This pamphlet gives a brief account of the organisation generally known as the ‘Communist Club’, or German Workers Educational Association.

The donkeys - Alan Clark

A donkey, Gen Alderson decorates an unknown soldier

A study of British High Command during World War I on the Western front in 1915, exploring the truth of the observation that British troops were "lions led by donkeys". Written by Alan Clark, a former Tory MP, we reject his political perspective but reproduce this book for reference.

East London squat evicted illegally

A squatted building in East London was evicted illegally, facilitated by police, last week.

Anarchists before the military tribunals, 1914-1918

Conscientious objectors in a work camp in Aberdeen

A short account of the hearings of two anarchists in front of the courts during World War One

Working for The Man

This describes my brief experience at a (now infamous) language school in London. It would be great to hear from others who have had similar kinds of experiences.

AngryWorkersWorld - Crisis/Struggle List

We propose to set up a mailing-list in order to collectivise a basic gathering of material concerning the development of crisis and struggles in the UK

Some editions of Communication Worker - 1987-88

'Christmas is cancelled' headline

Here are seven editions of the bulletin produced by the rank-and-file postal workers' group Communication Workers Group.

On balance: guidelines for the representation of women and men in English language teaching materials

Article by Women in EFL Materials written in 1991 offering a good overview on how to avoid discriminatory language and stereotypical images in ELT publishing.