Category: Labor

The Legacy of Thatcher’s War on the Miners

Forty years after their powerful union was crushed in an early battle of neoliberalism, still defiant ex-miners marched last weekend to their closed Yorkshire pit to hear their 86-year old former leader reflect on their struggle, reports Joe Lauria.

WATCH: Why Galloway Won

CN Live! spoke to Galloway campaign manager James Giles and Chris Williamson (below), deputy leader of the Workers Party of Britain, in the vote counting center in Rochdale on Thursday night.

Historic US Healthcare Worker Strike

More than 75,000 employees in six states and Washington, D.C., of Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare provider, on Wednesday began a three-day work stoppage.