Stem cells are in the news again with two stories hitting the headlines recently. The first was a report that sperm could be produced artificially from embryonic stem cells. Then last week came the revelation that ordinary skin cells can be reprogrammed to grow into a brand new individual.
The Barclays’ pension dispute is a crucial fight for the Unite union and the working class in general. The bank is trying to close its final salary pension scheme to existing members in a well-unionised workplace.