Posted on Tuesday, 14th February 2012 by admin2

The National Union of Students (NUS) is urging its members to stage a mass walkout in protest against the government “selling off” education. An email was sent to tens of thousands of students at the end of last week informing them of plans to hold a five-day week of action in March. In the letter, [...]

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Posted on Monday, 13th February 2012 by admin2

Dear Mr Forbes (\-) I just want to share with you my idea to regenerate Newcastle in these hard times. I’m a proud Geordie who despairs at seeing his home city in the doldrums. I sincerely want it to be a place that people want to work and live in. My idea is this: Why doesn’t the council encourage developers to build absolutely thousands [...]

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Posted on Saturday, 11th February 2012 by admin2

By RORY | Published: 11 FEBRUARY, 2012 A secret blacklisting file opened on an academic who researched health and safety following the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster claims the offshore oil industry threatened to cut funding to his university if he “continued to cause problems”. Investigative journalist Phil Chamberlain, writing in his Taking out  the trashblog, reveals that Professor [...]

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Posted on Friday, 10th February 2012 by admin2

The RMT Campaign to secure Churchill cleaners free travel on the Tyne and Wear Metro system has now attracted the support of 30 MP’s most of them Labour but also Liberal Democrats, Democratic Unionists and one Tory! Keep the pressure up – ask YOUR MP to sign EDM 2646 moved by the Gateshead Labour MP [...]

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Posted on Tuesday, 7th February 2012 by admin2

Very excitingly the Working Class Movement Library has been shortlisted in the Arts Council-funded Museums at Night competition to win an artist to appear in an event at the Library in May! Details here. Now we have to rally the public behind us to get our entry into first place of the three contenders to ‘win’ [...]

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