Workers on strike in UK universities said no to a bad deal yesterday — and they’re prepared for the long haul.
Steven Parfitt is a historian at Loughborough University specializing in British, American, and global labour and social history. He is the author of the recent book, Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland.
University lecturers in the UK will walk off tomorrow in the largest-ever strike called in British higher education.
Jeremy Corbyn’s recent success has finally deflated New Labour’s favorite boogeyman: Michael Foot’s 1983 general election defeat.
Today’s tumultuous political environment resembles the Gilded Age more than the 1930s.
Labour Party elites aren’t really worried about Trotskyists infiltrating the party — they’re afraid of grassroots democracy.