Marking the TUC’s Year of the Young Worker in style

This year’s Unity Festival will complement the Burston Strike School Rally with a top line-up of music, workshops and politics, writes CHRIS JENKINSON

NO-ONE at this weekend’s inspirational Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival will need reminding of just how powerful collective action and solidarity can be.

Trade unionists from across Britain came together to tell the government that combination is not a crime and demand those six Dorset farm labourers be brought back from Botany Bay.

And Tolpuddle has become the perfect way to mark their victory, rejecting the stuffy image of what a trade union event “should” be to put on a...
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2019-07-19 21:50
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