Issue 1460

28 Nov 2022
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The last line in the ground
Unite boss Sharon Graham shares some of the campaigning tactics that have helped the union win double-digit pay rises for its members in a series of successful recent disputes. Mark Metcalf writes.

Clapped as heroes but now enduring a pay cut
Four nurses tell Sara Royle why their decision to go on strike over low pay is only a last resort.

Doreen Lawrence
In a moving letter to her younger the self the mother of Stephen – who was murdered in a racist attack – describes how she found the strength for fight for justice for her son and how she remembers him nearly 30 years after his death.

News, arts and entertainment, columnists James Meadway and Saskia Murphy – and much more.