Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

NHS and Health

Poems and pondering on all matters health, and on fightingting to defend our NHS.

RMT training course: Mental Health

Submitted by Janine on 7 July 2020 at 14:59
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This is provisional, and dependant on public health guidance continuing to allow reopening of facilities. Please contact your RMT branch secretary for information.

As RMT's National Education Centre reopens, with safety measures in place, Janine will be tutoring a week-long residential course on mental health.

Covid 19, democratic ownership and the future of the economy

Submitted by Janine on 5 May 2020 at 11:25
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Janine will be speaking from a transport worker's perspective at this online event hosted by Another Europe Is Possible.

 

In 2008, the state bailed out the banks. In 2020, it is bailing out the whole of capitalism. State intervention and public borrowing are at their highest level in peacetime history.

Poems for Workers' Memorial Day

Submitted by Janine on 4 April 2020 at 15:58
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This is a partcularly poignant year for the annual Workers' Memorial Day, with key workers dying in the fight against Covid-19.

Janine will be contributing some poems as Waltham Forest Trades Council remembers the dead and rededicates itself to fight for the living. Speakers include Matt Wrack (General Secretary, Fire Brigades Union) and local MP John Cryer.