Does anyone know why we currently have five separate anti-cuts campaigns in Britain?
The People's Charter and the Coalition of Resistance are the broadest and most widely-known so why do we need Right to Work, Unite the Resistance and the National Shop Stewards Network?
None of the campaigns have huge memberships but they have helped to build several big demonstrations in the past.
I would like to see a united anti-cuts campaign which links trade unions and communities to the Labour left, Communist Party and Green Party.
High unemployment and harsh cuts need to be opposed in a determined and united way. Having so many different anti-cuts groups is clearly counterproductive.
The People's Charter spells out a very effective anti-austerity programme and has widespread union backing. Why do we need five versions of the same campaign?
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