Trade unions that organise workers on the national rail network and on London Underground will be striking on August 13th, 18th, 19th (Tube strike) and 20th. Solidarity with the rail strikes!
China has overperformed on renewable energy development goals in the last three Five Year Plans (FYP). Already, ambitious implementation of the current FYP at the local level is boosting overperformance at the national level.
The visit to Taiwan of the Congressional delegation led by Nancy Pelosi is the latest, and by far the most serious, in a series of provocative actions by the US over the Taiwan question.
The implications of going ahead with the visit, given the repeated warnings from China that the status of Taiwan is for them an existential issue, were clear.
Stop Rwanda flights! No offshore detention – Protest
Monday 5 September 9am to 5pm
Outside the Royal Courts of Justice, London
Most of the world’s population rejects NATO’s policies and global aspirations and does not wish to divide the international community into outdated Cold War blocs.
The Tory leadership candidates are agreed on all essentials of policy. They are both believers in a small state, which means they are intent on further cuts to public services, outsourcing and privatisation. They also agree on a commitment to outlaw strikes. There is only a furious debate on the tactical issue of when to implement tax cuts.