Tag Archives: RMT

Book review; Bob Crow Socialist, Leader, Fighter by Gregor Gall

Bob Crow grew up on a council estate in the East End of London: his father was a docker and his mother was  a cleaner. He left school at 16 without any qualifications with dreams of becoming a professional footballer, … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…Good Vibrations…and discover an aspect of 70s Belfast that is not well known…the punk scene and one man’s struggle to bring some life into a bombed out city. His name was Terri Hooley and he ran a record shop and … Continue reading

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Getting back on track…………

Dear readers welcome to the first of an occasional series of thoughts from you about important issues today. The first guest post is by George Waterhouse, Young members Representative, Manchester South RMT. Following a media scandal, a botched contract and … Continue reading

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