UK

TV Times - 24 - 30 May 2008

This week's pick is an investigation into the close links between the British government and the brutal warlords of Somalia.

Local journalists strike in York

Local newspaper journalists go on 5 day strike in York over below-inflation pay rises.

Council workers to vote on action

UNISON members in local government in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will vote on strike action to begin in July, while teachers discuss co-ordinated action.

Who cares for the carers?

Rob Ray investigates how privatisation is costing social care workers, following a damning verdict in a recent report, for Freedom Newspaper

Strike threat over Reuters redundancies

NUJ members at Thompson and Reuters say they are ready to take industrial action over the way managers go about the job cuts if all voluntary routes available are not explored.

Kavanagh, Mat, 1876-1954

Mat Kavanagh

A short biography of Mat Kavanagh, Liverpool-Irish class struggle anarchist.

A rose by any other name: a radical history of Manette Street, London

A look at the radical history of Manette Street in London, whose buildings housed various elements of the socialist, anarchist and immigrant workers' movements from the late-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth.

TV Times - 17 - 23 May 2008

This weeks pick highlights the unorthodox and troubling ministry of a Unitarian Reverend who believes it is his mission to assist non-terminally-ill people to commit suicide.

Council workers to ballot for strike action

UNISON members working in local government in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been given the green light for a ballot on industrial action after rejecting the pay offer from employers.

Science museum in strike ballot

National Science Museum staff are being balloted on strike action after voting overwhelmingly to reject below inflation pay offers for 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.