‘The government has turned the railway into a laundering service to transfer public money to private companies – and they’re trying to make our members carry the can.’
This week, Grace speaks to Eddie Dempsey, Senior Assistant General Secretary of the RMT, about the strike action being taken by the rail union up and down the UK.
They discuss the background to the strikes, how the government constructed a railway network that funnels money away from workers towards executives, and the union’s ‘militant, rank-and-file culture of democracy’.
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