Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Regroupment of the Sectarian Left-Wing Groups : A Case of ‘More of the Same but Larger’

The Regroupment of the Sectarian Left-Wing Groups : A Case of ‘More of the Same but Larger’ Any regroupment of the sects will merely serve to give sectarianism re-birth in new form. It is a negation, of course, but a … Continue reading

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United Auto Workers Vote at the Chattanooga Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee, United States.

United Auto Workers Vote at the Chattanooga Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee, United States. Preliminary References : http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/02/14/united-auto-workers-lose-historic-election-at-chattanooga-volkswagen-plant/ http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/21/volkswagen-tennessee-auto-workers-union-drops-appeal-lost-vote …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. This vote against unionisation amongst the car workers in Tennessee, in my opinion, expresses the contradictory forces which workers are now … Continue reading

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Beginnings of Restoration in Cuba?

Beginnings of Restoration in Cuba? The Cuban Revolution has brought gains for the Cuban people in areas such as education, health, gender equality, provision of utilities and public services, employment, nutrition, etc : http://bermudaradical.wordpress.com/2009/01/01/cuba-50-years-of-revolution/ All these gains come under threat … Continue reading

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Where is Trade Unionism Going? : Trade Unionism in the Epoch of Capital’s Structural Crisis

Where is Trade Unionism Going? Trade Unionism in the Epoch of Capital’s Structural Crisis Shaun May The formation of the traditional political organisations of workers took place under different conditions in a different epoch to those which are now emerging … Continue reading

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What Future for Trade Unionism?

What Future for Trade Unionism? The Trade Unions were established essentially as ‘wages and conditions’ organisations in order to secure a greater share of the surplus value which living labour itself produces. They were never intended, nor could they have … Continue reading

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UNITE’s Community Membership Initiative or the Ancient Game of Legionaries and Auxillaries

UNITE’s Community Membership Initiative or the Ancient Game of Legionaries and Auxillaries This is quite an encouraging initiative. However, a closer look at this creature – at its underbelly so to speak – has revealed something quite iniquitous. We have … Continue reading

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Trade Unionism in the Epoch of Capital’s Structural Crisis : Where is Trade Unionism Going?

Trade Unionism in the Epoch of Capital’s Structural Crisis Where is Trade Unionism Going? The formation of the traditional political organisations of workers took place under different conditions in a different epoch to those which are now emerging with capital’s … Continue reading

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