Offshore workers in the Unite union are the latest to have their legal right to strike blocked by the Trade Union Act. But it is possible to fight as Royal Mail have shown.
Even if councils stopped filling in potholes, maintaining parks and open spaces it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy the Tories’ demand for cuts.
It’s less than a month since the general election and the Tories have dropped almost their entire manifesto.
The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU
The Tories have stitched up a deal with the sectarian murderers and sexist bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, survivors had to fight to get help from the authorities. But there’s always money for the rich.
Grenfell is not some great exception to capitalist rule. It is a particularly sharp example of business as usual.