While the government refused to discuss workers’ demands for months the wave of strikes and protests have led it to call nurses, ambulance workers, and physiotherapists to the negotiating table.
Tag: Jeremy Corbyn
UK Labour Leader Bans Corbyn as Party Candidate
Keir Starmer’s announcement this week is the most recent blow in the party’s long campaign against Corbyn, a champion of the Palestinian struggle for liberation.
Corbyn: Elected US Leaders Must Defend Assange
Watch former British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s address to the Belmarsh Tribunal and read the transcript here.
Corbyn Tells CN Australia Should Press for Assange Release
Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Consortium News the Australian prime minister should press the U.S. for Julian Assange’s liberty and he held out hope that popular action could end decades of neoliberal economic policies in the West.
Health Workers in UK Intensifying Fight
Royal College of Nursing’s Pat Cullen says Prime Minister Sunak “should ask himself what is motivating nursing staff to stand outside their hospitals for a second day so close to Christmas.”
WATCH: A Path to Peace in Ukraine
Noam Chomsky, Jill Stein, Vijay Prashad, Medea Benjamin, Brian Becker, Eugen Puryear and Claudia de la Cruz spoke on the need for negotiation, not escalation at a People’s Forum/ANSWER Coalition event in New York.
Crippling the Left
Whenever it truly matters, from Assange to Corbyn, this Guardian journalist aligns with the corporate media herd, writes Jonathan Cook.
Humanity’s Most Dangerous Situation
Calls for peace must be as powerful as calls to save the planet from the climate catastrophe, writes Vijay Prashad.
WATCH: CN Live!’s Video Report From London
Consortium News was in London to broadcast a live video report of thousands of Assange supporters who surrounded the Houses of Parliament demanding his release.
World-Wide Backing as Parliament Encircled for Assange
Protests around the world supported the human chain that formed around the British parliament in support of an imprisoned publisher, reports Mohamed Elmaazi.