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Our answer to the steel crisis - nationalise to save jobs, not bosses' profits

05 April 2016
Labour’s leaders are right to argue for nationalisation, but it shouldn’t be a temporary phase, argues Nick Clark

Doctors in Egypt ready for strike against police brutality

23 February 2016
Doctors across Egypt held protests last Saturday against police brutality. Also: Chinese steel plant shut down, Morocco set for general strike

More tariffs won’t save steel jobs

09 February 2016
Steel giants Tata and ArcelorMittal posted losses last week for the last three months as low steel prices continue to eat into profits.

After Port Talbot cuts—we need a fight for steel jobs

19 January 2016
Steel firm Tata announced 1,000 new job cuts this week, including 750 at the Port Talbot steel works in South Wales.

'Constructive' trade unions aid steel bosses' blackmail

05 January 2016
Threats of closure are being used to blackmail steel workers in Scunthorpe into accepting attacks on their pay, pensions and jobs.

Steel workers - sacked before Christmas with no fightback in sight

15 December 2015
The mass steel job losses announced by Tata Steel in October are beginning.

Hundreds-strong march in Sheffield to save steel jobs

24 November 2015
Around 500 steel workers marched through Sheffield last Saturday demanding government action to save jobs.

Union leaders must build a bigger fight to save steel jobs

17 November 2015
As steel unions prepared for a mass rally against job losses in Sheffield this Saturday bosses warned of deeper cuts.

Steel workers take to the streets to demand action

10 November 2015
Over 2,000 steel workers and supporters marched through Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, on Tuesday of this week chanting, “Save our steel”.

Steel workers to march as more jobs are slashed

03 November 2015
Metals company Caparo Industries announced 452 job cuts on Friday of last week, after going into administration last month. 

Dozens of steel workers lobby parliament ahead of demonstration in Scunthorpe

28 October 2015
Dozens of steel workers from across Britain came to parliament today, Wednesday, to lobby MPs for government intervention to stop job losses.

Melted down for profit - the real reasons for the crisis in steel

27 October 2015
As thousands of steel workers face the sack, Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that we should blame the real culprits and fight back

The fight for steel last time

27 October 2015
In 1980 steel bosses announced a series of closures and job cuts to gut the industry. It was the newly elected Tory government’s first major confrontation with organised workers.

Steel workers in ‘fight for their lives’ over Tata cuts

27 October 2015
Furious steel workers are calling for support in their fight against closures and job losses.

Workers have the power to stop the steel jobs massacre

20 October 2015
Proposed cuts by Tata Steel and news that Caparo Industries have gone into administration has put 2,900 steel jobs at risk.

Steel worker speaks out - 'Save jobs, fight back'

20 October 2015
The steel industry and the communities built on it are on the brink—and without a real fight we risk going under completely.

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