1 December 2012
It is edited by Sean Vernell with a foreword by John McDonnell MP.
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As a movement, we desperately need to start fleshing out a
coherent alternative to austerity, and building a strategy to
mobilise around it. This pamphlet is a crucial contribution to
doing just that, and will help spur us on not only to debate
– but also on to action.
Owen Jones author of Chavs – The Demonisation of the
To defeat the attacks on our local services, people’s rights at
work, and their own members’ jobs, pay and pensions, trade
unions are going to have to organise and find new ways of
working that harness their greatest strength: their members
Mark Serwotka PCS general secretary
After decades of fighting for equality we are seeing the gains
we’ve made stripped away by the con-dem coalition. We need
to see equality not in the distant future but in our lifetime.
Trade unions have a crucial role to play in challenging the
injustices ordinary working people face. This pamphlet is a
very useful guide for all union activists who are fighting cuts to
focus on the issues we face and how we can fight back together.
Zita Holbourne co-founder and national co-chair of Black
Activists Rising Against the Cuts