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Written by a good comrade Barry Faulkner
Even the most casual observer of trade union affairs cannot help to have noticed the battle royal that is going on right now for the heart and soul of Britain and Ireland’s largest union Unite.
This battle is one that is not only being played out in our schools, factories, hospitals and offices, but also on social media and in the pages of mainstream media. You might wonder why this election for general secretary of the country’s biggest union is so “front of stage”, to answer that we need to look to the side bar in this exchange of ideas, the Labour Party. The battle for Unite is seen by some as thestruggle for Socialism and a new form of politics and economics which speaks to real people against turning back to a less democratic, less inclusive type…
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