Davey Hopper: union man
Huw Beynon reflects on the life of his friend and comrade Davey Hopper, the tough and imaginative Durham miners’ leader, who died in July

Classic book: The Enemy Within
Huw Beynon looks back at Seamus Milne's classic The Enemy Within: The Secret War Against The Miners

Bring on your wrecking ball: the politics of Bruce Springsteen
Huw Beynon and Steve Davies consider the significance of an artist whose new album targets the bankers’ crisis

Developing trade unionism in the crisis
Unions must rise to the challenge of the cuts by empowering local branches and developing wider civil society resistance says Huw Beynon

Dole not coal
Twenty-five years after the start of the year-long miners' strike against pit closures, fewer than half of the jobs lost in mining areas have been replaced. Huw Beynon reports on the common experience of Durham and south Wales, two of the coalfields that were worst hit by the closure programme