We need to talk about abortion differently

Joy Macready reviews Katha Pollitt, 'Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights', Picador, 2014, pp258, $25 “We need to talk about ending a pregnancy as a common, even normal, event in the reproductive lives of women…We need to see abortion as an urgent practical decision that is just as moral as the decision to have another child – indeed … Continue reading We need to talk about abortion differently

NHS strike bulletin: escalate the pay fight to win

Bulletin for the NHS pay strike 24 November 2014 Click here to read as pdf by a Unite health member Nine NHS unions and staff associations including midwives and nurses are striking together today for a one-percent pay rise, from 7-11 AM before a week of working-to-rule. The Con-Dem coalition is determined to continue to … Continue reading NHS strike bulletin: escalate the pay fight to win

Stop new imperialist war in Iraq and Syria

Download as PDF On September 10 US President Barack Obama launched a full-scale aerial war in Iraq and Syria against the forces of ISIS, the “Islamic State”, which overran large parts of Iraq and northern Syria in August and September. France and Britain have now joined the US war. The claim that the objective is … Continue reading Stop new imperialist war in Iraq and Syria

Leaflet to the Gaza solidarity protest 26 July 2014

Click here to view as pdf More than 870 Palestinians have been killed since Israel began its wholesale bombing of Gaza on 8 July. 80 per cent of them are non-combatants, including a large number of children. Israel’s most recent atrocity killing at least 15 people and wounding 200 others in the Ashraf al-Qidra school … Continue reading Leaflet to the Gaza solidarity protest 26 July 2014