Originally posted on Croydon Communists: Analysis by the TUC of the latest government statistics confirms that while average earning fell by £76 in 2022, the pay of key workers in the public sector fell by an agonising £180 per month this decline in wages was the highest since 1977 the average pay of workers is…
By Danny Boyle Good morning. Britain is to suffer chaos from industrial action on every day until Christmas – and it is likely to get worse, with more walkouts in the pipeline. We have a calendar of the UK’s winter of discontent. Unions gear up for month of industrial action It is the first dayContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 December 01”
By Danny Boyle Beijing is facing unprecedented disobedience as anti-lockdown demonstrations spread across China. We have the latest from on the ground – and the response of stock markets. Anti-lockdown marches sweep China in threat to Xi It is the most direct challenge to Beijing since the Tiananmen Square protests. Chinese protesters have called forContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 28”
July 25 The contest to succeed Boris Johnson moves up a gear today with the first head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. It’s unlikely to be pretty. Key reading: Truss Promises Low-Tax UK Investment Zones in Pitch to Tory Base The Pound’s Woes Run Deep,Continue reading “2022 end of July Bloomberg selection”
July 25 After the heatwave we’ve had this past week in the UK and beyond, it would be fair to assume that some of your plants are beyond repair. But all is not lost, thanks to this great advice from Jane Perrone on how to revive your crispy plants. So, get watering! Get yourself toContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 July 25 – July 31”
Politicians do not seem to have an eye for the poverty rate, quality and housing affordability, and do not seem to have any idea of the hours of work required to purchase necessities, but start feeling the hot breath of the frustrated citizens who bring chaos to the nation with their strikes.
All over Europe citizens are confronted with skyrocketing consumer prices. For many people the energy bill is presented by almost unaffordable invoices. Ordinary working people are struggling to find a balance between money coming in and money going out. The governments should not be surprised that more unions are poised for industrial action over theContinue reading “Everywhere in Europe the same”