Phil Buyum Jackson

3 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Haringey, North London – the Front Line Against Gentrification.

Haringey council, a Labour stronghold in north London is planning to sell off huge swathes of council land and property to private developers.

Turkey’s endless war

Phil Buyum Jackson discusses the latest bombing in Ankara, Turkey's endless war against the Kurds, and the hypocrisy of the EU's refugee deal. There were few...
Suruç bombing

Understanding Ankara: why many see blood on the hands of the...

The bombing in Ankara was the deadliest in modern Turkish history. In a country where the state regularly uses violence against protesters, and with an...

Latest articles

Rally at end of TUC march, plus book cover

“If you want to organise at work, buy this book”

Organising at work is essential to rebuild working-class power. In his forthcoming book, long-time activist Ian Allinson explains how it's done.
Woem on picket with placards

Support striking care workers!

UNISON members at Saint Monicas Trust care homes in Bristol are striking against the threat of new contracts imposed without negotiation. Bristol rs21 report from their picket line and support rally.
Photo taken outside Manchester Crown Court shows barristers in full robes on strike, holding placards reading 'Crime Doesn't Pay', 'Fair Pay for Fair Trials' and 'Legal Aid: Don't Lower the Bar'.

Barristers on less than minimum wage? Support the criminal barristers’ strikes

Manchester-based criminal defence barrister Rosalind Burgin explains why members of the Criminal Bar Association are on strike this summer over pay.
Health worker carries placard reading "Heroes shouldn't have to use food banks"

The NHS is in crisis – but the fightback on pay can help save...

Health campaigner Gill George analyses the crisis facing the NHS – both nationally and in Shropshire, where she lives – and the campaigns to fight back.
Marchers in the Resistance contingent of the 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade hold signs reading "Stop Police Terror" and "Black & Brown Lives Matter"

Queer liberation and socialism: learning from the stories of a movement

Dana Cloud writes about the history of queer liberation struggle in the United States, its socialist origins, and lessons for today's queer politics.
Cover of The Housing Question

The Housing Question today

Gus Woody reflects on the importance of Engels' pamphlet "The Housing Question" today and how socialists can build on it around housing struggle.

Highlights

Rally at end of TUC march, plus book cover

“If you want to organise at work, buy this book”

Organising at work is essential to rebuild working-class power. In his forthcoming book, long-time activist Ian Allinson explains how it's done.
Health worker carries placard reading "Heroes shouldn't have to use food banks"

The NHS is in crisis – but the fightback on pay can help save...

Health campaigner Gill George analyses the crisis facing the NHS – both nationally and in Shropshire, where she lives – and the campaigns to fight back.
Marchers in the Resistance contingent of the 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade hold signs reading "Stop Police Terror" and "Black & Brown Lives Matter"

Queer liberation and socialism: learning from the stories of a movement

Dana Cloud writes about the history of queer liberation struggle in the United States, its socialist origins, and lessons for today's queer politics.
A collage of abusive and derisive headlines from coverage of the Depp v Heard defamation trial

This is no time to stay silent

The Depp v Heard trial has unleashed a torrent of misogyny that feminists cannot ignore.
Gas flame under pan

Let them burn oil – Sunak and energy bills

Rishi Sunak’s latest U-turn in response to the cost of living crisis shows the Tories scrambling for a response.
Photo from UCU strike four fights rally in Manchester, banner in front reads 'End casualisation', behind that is a Manchester Metrolopitan UCU branch banner. Photo by Ian Allinson.

Lowering expectations: misrepresentations of McAlevey

Trade unionists have been inspired by McAlevey's work. But now sections of the union bureaucracy are co-opting her insights.