Monthly Archives: February 2016

DEFENCE AND SECURITY ARE BIGGER THAN ANY ONE PARTY

On 27 February about 60,000 of us took part in a CND march from Marble Arch to Trafalgar Square to oppose the UK replacing Trident with a new nuclear missile system. We were led by SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, Green MP and former leader Caroline Lucas and CND veteran Bruce […]

PETER WILKINSON HAS NO PLACE IN THE RAIL INDUSTRY

A Department for Transport civil servant has made a provocative and untruthful attack on train drivers. Peter Wilkinson is the DfT’s Director of Rail Franchising. His curriculum vitae presents him as a railway manager whose career has passed to and fro via a revolving door between railway companies and the DfT. On 18 February at […]

ZIONISTS SMEARS TRY TO DISCREDIT BDS

BDS is “boycott, divestment and sanctions”: a peaceful movement to force Israel to stop occupying East Jerusalem and the West Bank and recognise the Palestinian state. BDS believes that the right way to stop Israel’s illegal colonisation of the occupied territories is diplomacy and grassroots consumer action, not suicide attacks and Hamas rockets. BDS is specific. […]