TUSC - not just supporting but leading campaigns

Apr
25

TUSC is different from other parties. We are, as the BBC put it, the only '100% anti-austerity party' - but that's not all. Our candidates are different from most of our opponents too.

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Gogglebox debates TUSC and a "Workers' MP on a Worker's Wage"

Apr
24

The biased official polling organisations still won't even allow people to have the option of giving their support to TUSC - but tonight's Gogglebox did on Channel 4!

Sandra and Sandy were definitely impressed!

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TUSC - trying to fill the "roaring silence at the centre of this campaign"

Apr
24

If there had still been a hustings meeting going ahead in Forest Hill and Sydenham tonight (regrettably it has been cancelled – along with next week’s Penge Forum event too), I was hoping to quote from a Guardian journalist. That might seem an unusual angle to take for a TUSC candidate, but we’re people willing to listen to a range of opinions, particularly when Aditya Chakr

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Local debate 2 - Ken Mackenzie to leave Sedgehill School

Apr
23

A lot of Sedgehill parents were shocked today to receive a

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Local Debate 1 - cancellation of the Forest Hill/Sydenham hustings

Apr
23

While I've been busy with my day-job as a teacher trade

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Join the 'No Academies at Prendergast' march on Saturday

Apr
21

The official 'consultation' period over the plans to turn the three Prendergast schools into academies is now underway. Parents, staff and students have already shown their strong opposition to these damaging proposals. Now it's essential to maintain the pressure on the Governing Board.

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The union belonged to the members: CORE and the CTU

Apr
07

Gemma Short reviews Strike for America: Chicago teachers against austerity by Micah Uetricht

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Discontent grows in the NUT

Apr
07

By Gemma Short (Barnet conference delegate, LANAC supporter and member of Workers' Liberty)

I originally wrote this report for Workers' Liberty's newspaper, Solidarity. I plan to write a further article tackling some of the arguments about Chicago raised by Alex Kenny, amongst others, at conference.

The National Union of Teachers met for its annual conference this weekend (3-7 April).

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LANAC FRINGE MEETING

Mar
25

LANAC FRINGE MEETING AT NUT CONFERENCE 2015

A Strategy to Win for Teachers

7.30 Friday April 3rd

Wharfedale Suite, St George Hotel, 1 Ripon Road, Harrogate (5 mins from Conference Centre)

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Education question times - lacking class struggle?

Mar
11

Yesterday I received an email in my inbox inviting me to Barnet NUT Education Question time, part of the NUT's Stand Up for Education "political" campaigning.

We are often told this "political" campaigning is social movement trade unionism, is similar to the Chicago model, is involving communities in our campaign. However I can't help but feel this event is lacking in the "movement" part of social movement trade unionism. And for that fact the "trade unionism" bit.

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