About Peter Arkell
So far Peter Arkell has created 9 blog entries.
“We’re missing our lessons so we can teach you one”, read one of the many home-designed banners at the school strike for Climate Action rally in London’s Whitehall. Thousands of […]
The photographs are stunning, of war and poverty and suffering mainly, all in black and white and accompanied in each of the ten display rooms by a revealing quote from the photographer who took them – Don McCullin.
McCullin who […]
A series of McStrikes by low-paid workers has hit fast-food restaurants, pubs and courier companies throughout the country.
In June 1868, trade unions in Britain came together to launch a combined organisation. As the TUC — Trades Union Congress — celebrates its 150th birthday, the movement faces, arguably, its biggest battle for survival. Peter Arkell reports.
Membership of […]
Wars of intervention did not begin with Iraq in 2003. In 1918, shortly after the Russian Revolution armies from 14 countries were sent to support right-wing and monarchist forces fighting to overthrow the Bolsheviks.
The revolutionary government’s withdrawal from World […]
The pay claim of 3.9% + £800, made by an alliance of unions for the 1 million NHS staff, adds another intractable problem to the chaotic government of Theresa May, but it also puts the leaders of the trade […]
The robots are coming, there`s not much doubt about that. The question is: Are they welcome? And how do they actually make profits for the employer? Do they create profit in the same way as a human worker?
But first […]