public and third sector

Southampton: Britain's Wisconsin?

Public sector workers in Southampton are reaching the end of a week of strike action, organised in response to swingeing cuts and job losses being implemented by the Conservative-led local council.

The demolition of social housing? The state attack on tenants & tenancies

Demolition of Pruitt-Igoe social housing project - St Louis, USA 1972

A critical look at some of the major changes happening to social housing in the UK—and its likely effects on tenants and those in housing need.

Exclusive: HATE-FILLED UNIONS RUINING BRITAIN!

I've been rooting through the Sun's bins recently and was shocked to find a letter addressed to the staff by the firm's chief, Rupert Murdoch

2011 Wisconsin protests

The occupied capitol building in Madison

Pictures from the protests in response response to the Wisconsin Governor's proposed bill that would eliminate collective bargaining for public sector employees, among other things.

Greece: New general strike against austerity

Today, 11 May as senior EU and IMF inspectors arrive in Athens, across the country workers have walked out yet again against austerity measures.

The Organizer # 21

The Organizer # 21

December 2009 PDF of the Twin Cities IWW branch's quarterly newsletter.

IWW report on the political situation in Wisconsin

Report of the situation Wisconsin from the secretary of the Madison Industrial Workers of the World branch with which we do not necessarily agree but reproduce here for reference.

Wisconsin: South Central Federation of Labor's general strike packet

The general strike packet that the education committee of the South Central Federation of Labor distributed to its affliate unions in Wisconsin.

Movement against pensions reform: to draw a lucid balance - Mouvement Communiste

Hundreds of thousands march against pension reform

Mouvement Communiste analyse the ultimately unsuccessful 2010 movement against pension reform in France.

Brief report from a brief visit to Madison - Loren Goldner

A piece by Loren Goldner about his trip to Madison, Wisconsin to join the protests around collective bargaining law.