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Taking courage from the climate strikers

Tom explains why he and his fellow PCS members Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) office in Bristol are showing solidarity with the youth climate strikers on 20 September

Fighting for a living wage on a liveable planet - support the Climate Strike 20 September

Luis tells us how climate change is impacting his home country in ways which are often hidden from the climate disasters on our TV screens.

Get involved in the fight for better pay in Highways England

Some of you may have read the latest HE annual report. Said report, among other things, tells the public how much of their money the chief executive Officer is being paid. It even gives last year’s figures, for comparison, which is bordering on helpful. 

Speaking out about Britain's political crisis

Fran writes about her speech at the People's Assembly demonstration against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament and how she believes the labour and trade union movement must not permit the rights and interests of working people to be trampled on.

Trade unionists must mobilise for a Labour victory

With a snap election looking more likely by the day, the time for dismissing Boris Johnson as a gaff-prone buffoon is over. The trade union movement needs to be ready for a contest that will define our country for generations to come.

International Day of Remembrance of the Slavery Trade and Its Abolition

Floyd, who is the culture group representative on the PCS National Black Members’ Committee, highlights why it is important to commemorate the day and honour the slave revolts that took place  

200 years since the first battles for the vote, Westminster remains broken. Let’s change that.

A Prime Minister hand-picked by a tiny unrepresentative clique. A House of Lords packed to the rafters with unelected appointees. And an electoral system that throws millions of people’s votes on the scrapheap. 200 years after the Peterloo Massacre saw people die for the right to vote, our democracy is still warped in the interests of a few.

Better organising is paying dividends

Lots has been happening since my last blog. On return from my hols, I went straight to Durham to speak at a social security event hosted by Unite Community.

D-day for a new digital database approaches

The launch of the new organising app is the next important milestone in our digital development. But behind the scenes other exciting developments are taking place.

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