Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why we need trade unions

Trade unions are part of my dna. My father went on strike during the National Building Workers dispute in 1972. Mum did not work outside the home, they had four children and still sent money home to Ireland to our … Continue reading

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I love badges

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Con-Dem Their Cuts!

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Redder than my lipstick!!

I am feminist, socialist, northern, Irish, working class.  I count myself as a privileged person to be able to be part of this tradition that has enriched the history and lives of people in this country and in the world. … Continue reading

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