Unite & NSSN drop ‪#‎SportsDirectShame banner at St James’

January 13, 2016 in News

In September of 2015 organisers of Unite the Union’s Unite Community project and officers of the National Shop Stewards Network began to interact, with an aim toward building a common purpose for advancing the causes of the wider labour movement. What the two groups had in common beyond working-class aims was a common enemy in the multi-billionaire scourge of Sports Direct UK’s owner, Newcastle United Football Club megalomaniac Mike Ashley.   Together the Unite the Union and NSSN’s north east section mounted campaigns against Sports Direct in this socialist heartland. Receptions were sometimes mixed, complicated by the number of people […]