Gender inequality is a major cause & effect of hunger & poverty: estimated 60% of chronically hungry people are women: here.
It’s been a month of bitter contrasts for any observer of the British economy, with working people beset on all sides by assaults on their jobs, their pensions, their benefits and their standard of living: here.
Recent unemployment figures add to the growing list of government failures which must be resisted, says Jeremy Corbyn: here.
FALLING incomes will mean the biggest drop in living standards for middle-income families since the 1970s, when the Yom Kippur war resulted in the tripling of oil prices and a massive inflationary surge. For lower income, working class families and the poor facing the scrapping of benefits, the outlook is pauperism and hunger: here.
UNISON, the UK’s largest public sector union, on Monday welcomed a report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) calling on the government to put a stop to public sector job cuts to boost economic growth: here.
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Thousands of Unison members voting for strike action: here.
WORKERS in Greece are building up a tremendous multi-form action front, with occupations of ministries and state buildings, strikes and demonstrations, against the barbaric government Bill of huge wage and pension cuts, tens of thousands of sackings and the destruction of national collective agreements: here.