Simply marching, having trade union general secretaries endorse you, and having essentially symbolic strikes cannot defeat austerity politics.
Today is the first NHS strike since action over pay 32 years ago; health workers at the frontline know that if they do not act soon, the NHS will decompensate and fail.
The TUC’s calculation that public sector workers are on average £2,245 worse off in real terms since this government came to power is timely, and explains today's strikes.
The only thing worse than a union boss on a luxury holiday is a union boss getting a discount on his luxury holiday thanks to a voucher offer.
Jubilee coverage could be disrupted by strikes.
Government wants to avoid a repeat of the fuel protests in 2000.
Video: the author of Chavs attacks "public sector scroungers".
There will be more to come if the government doesn't start meeting the needs of ordinary people.
The hated 3 per cent charge hidden in last year's spending review is non-negotiable and unions know