Book Review: Reg Birch: Engineer, Trade Unionist, Communist by Will Podmore

This biography by Will Podmore was published in 2004 on the tenth anniversary of the death of Reg Birch, Executive Committee member of the AEEU (Britain’s one time largest engineering union) a militant trade unionist and a communist. Reg Birch founded the first organisation to split from the Communist Party of Great Britain and which Read more about Book Review: Reg Birch: Engineer, Trade Unionist, Communist by Will Podmore[…]

Grenfell Tower Disaster: The People Take Command!

Following the terrible disaster at Grenfell Tower, North Kensington, London, there has been much criticism and anger about the inadequate response of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council and the national Government in helping the victims of the fire. A fire in residential quarters on this scale is unprecedented so it is not surprising that the Read more about Grenfell Tower Disaster: The People Take Command![…]

After the British General Election: Where do we go from here?

The General Election has returned a hung Parliament. Labour under Jeremy Corbyn has increased its electoral support and made significant gains in numbers of Members of Parliament. On the surface this seems to have been brought about by opposing austerity. It was clear from the election result that people are desperate to see an end Read more about After the British General Election: Where do we go from here?[…]