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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with local militant trade unionist, the RMT’s Brendan Kelly on strikes, P&O and a leftist view on Ukraine

The Railway Maritime and Transport trade union are no strangers to controversy.

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The Railway Maritime and Transport trade union are no strangers to controversy, from winning massive pay rises for their members through sustained strike action, to an unapologetically socialist stance and recent accusations of being ‘Putin apologists’. But what role does an “industrially and politically militant union” play today? Neil speaks with RMT regional organiser and Bristolian Brendan Kelly on recent strife on the railways, ferry ports and a take on the war in Ukraine that has stirred up longstanding debates about foreign policy.

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