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Ice and fire

What do you do on a Saturday? Last week as I trudged through the snow in central Manchester  I watched other people sat in bars and cafes with their friends laughing, bumped into people with bags of shopping and wondered … Continue reading

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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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