Tag Archives: Brendan Barber

New research shows 400,000 people will spend a second successive Christmas on the dole

TUC research demonstrates further hardship for many in one of the most financially difficult times of the year; meanwhile, the government refuses to help.

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When will this government of rabid cuts learn? Why tomorrow’s march is so important

As the government push on with their rigid policy agenda it’s more important now than ever to get our voices heard, writes Brendan Barber.

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TUC: We need to build a campaign to make the case for the alternative

TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber looks at the challenges for the TUC Congress in building a campaign making the case for a thorough-going economic alternative.

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Views from the March for the Alternative

Left Foot Forward’s Dominic Browne interviews celebrities, activists, union leaders and marchers from the TUC March for the Alternative on Saturday, March 26th.

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Why we need to March for the Alternative

TUC general secretary Brendan Barber explains why the March for the Alternative has come just in time.

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Barber: progressives must “fight back” against spending cuts

Brendan Barber urged the progressive centre-left to “fight back” against spending cuts. He called for a domestic ‘Tobin’ tax to raise £30 billion a year.

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LFF brief: universal benefits

Analysis of the current debate on universal benefits.

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