Another invisible group in this lop-sided election

April 27th, 2010

Judging by the media and the politicians, you’d never know that the trade unions existed, even though they embrace 7 million members and are by far the largest voluntary organisations in Britain.   Yet they’re treated like an unwelcome elderly relative, best seen and not heard, and largely ignored till they begin to demand that their due rights be respected.   Then all hell breaks loose in order to force them back in their box so that life can continue normally again as though they weren’t there. (more…)