The Class Warriors are on the March

Photo by Daniel Lloyd Blunk-Fernández on Unsplash

Last month, workers from the British transport trade union, the RMT, went on strike over wages, conditions, job security and what RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch described as the “transport austerity” of job cuts and inadequate pay. The Sun newspaper, harking back to the Arthur Scargill led miner strikes of the mid-1980s, proclaimed in its headline:

Rail unions cripple UK, Scargill joins picket line…

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Zack Breslin

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