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Walking Away from Workers

The period of defeat following the miners’ strike has been marked by an ideological retreat from class across the labour movement. Our task is to put the agency of working people at the centre of socialist politics.

NUT Fair Pay For Teachers protest London 1984 during a one-day strike. (Photo by Stefano Cagnoni /

Over the past forty years, we have experienced a massive shift of wealth from working people to the tiny minority in whose interests our society is run. Between 1955 and 1980, the average share of income spent on wages was 68 percent; post-1980 the average share dropped to 58 percent. This was also reflected in […]

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