Protest at drinks giant’s job cuts

Published: July 30, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

by Keith Richmond Twenty thousand distillery workers and their supporters took to the streets of Kilmarnock at the weekend to protest at Diageo’s decision to put 900 people on the …

Community anger at Corus planned cuts

Published: January 29, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

COMMUNITY, the union which represents the majority of British workers at the steel company Corus, has reacted angrily to the firm’s announcement that it wants to cut 2,500 jobs and …

RMT steps up its campaign to stop cuts

Published: January 22, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

RMT general secretary Bob Crow and Ian Gibson, Labour MP for Norwich North, lobbied commuters at Liverpool Street station in London on Tuesday as the union stepped up its campaign …

Film: A family in the wilderness

Published: September 24, 2016
Written by Patrick Mulcahy

Captain Fantastic Directed by Matt Ross Watching Captain Fantastic, director Matt Ross’ second movie, I was reminded of the screenwriting advice mocked in Todd Solondz’s Wiener Dog: you’ve got to …

Health inequality revealed

Published: September 23, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Ian Hernon New TUC research has found that around one in eight (12%) men and women are forced to stop working before state pension age due to ill-health or disability. …

The Diary: John Street

Published: September 20, 2016
Written by John Street

Venal Vennells The Post Office’s annual report revealed a surge in the earnings of chief executive Paula Vennells, who is currently presiding over a programme of office closures and mass …

Whose finger on the trigger?

Published: September 10, 2016
Written by Andrew Rosthorn
Harold Macmillan Trigger

Jolyon Maugham QC, a barrister challenging the power of Theresa May to activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, says the Prime Minister has no right to start Brexit. It’s …

What future for our buses?

Published: August 15, 2016
Written by Trevor Hopper

Buses may be unfashionable, but they remain an important constituent of our social fabric, writes Trevor Hopper. There is some debate on whether Margaret Thatcher actually stated that a man …

The struggle to outrun the limits of Labourism

Published: August 9, 2016
Written by Sheila Cohen

Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth Of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour Verso £12.99 “Poor old Jeremy” has been the refrain sounding in my brain since watching Corbyn suffer the torments surrounding …

Auditors find payment errors

Published: August 8, 2016
Written by David Hencke

Overworked staff at a Ministry of Justice agency made a series of serious blunders in paying out complex criminal compensation payments to victims, a report by the government’s auditors has …