Government and bosses have tried to blame the travel chaos on lockdowns, but it’s really the result of airlines cutting costs and attacking their workers – the same reason BA staff are taking strike action.
RMT workers across Britain have just voted for the biggest rail strike in decades. They are fighting not only a cost of living squeeze but funding cuts that would destroy the rail system as we know it.
Millions of people in Britain can’t afford to eat. That the government plans to spend this year undermining democracy and fighting culture wars instead of fixing that problem makes it clear whose side it’s on.
For decades, attacks on trade unions have decimated workers’ rights in Britain. The P&O scandal is the result – and it could be your job next.
Record fuel prices have left millions struggling to pay for travel. Public transport can be the alternative – but only if years of Tory privatisation and underfunding are reversed.
This week’s rail fare increase is the highest in almost a decade. With fares rising at twice the level of wages since 2010, there’s only one solution – a return to public ownership.