48 hours

JUST 48 hours to go before Scots will vote on whether to become independent and thus break-up a 300 year old entity, the United Kingdom. Those gambling their own [...] Read more ...

via Economist
17 Sep 2014

Let's stay together

Lyrics: I'm, I'm so in love with you Whatever you want to do It's alright with me 'Cause you make me feel so brand new I want to spend my life with yo [...] Read more ...

via Youtube
17 Sep 2014

Read On. Get On. Help every UK child read well by 11

Sign our petition calling on political leaders to ensure every child in the UK is a confident reader by age 11. Reading is the key to unlocking a child’s full potential and one of the best routes out of poverty for our poorest children. Yet in our country today too many children, including 40% of our poorest children, leave primary school without [...] Read more ...

via Savethechildren
17 Sep 2014

Join the chain for Bangladesh

One year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh which killed nearly 1200 workers, £14.9 million in compensation is still owed to the victims of the collapse and their families.The TUC has been campaigning with unions in Bangladesh to call on UK companies to pay up. This is a message from Nazma Akter, President of the SGSF garme [...] Read more ...

via Tuc
17 Sep 2014

“Why we must not neglect the North East” by @grahamemorris

Devolution or Independence: We must not neglect the North East In the early hours of Friday morning we will learn whether Scotland has voted in favour of Independence. The arguments have been well rehearsed from the uncertainty of Independence, and the stability offered by the Union, to the economic and democratic freedom offered by Independence. [...] Read more ...

via Labourleft
17 Sep 2014