Progressive government formed in Spain

Report from a Spanish comrade. On Monday 13 January the new government of Spain was sworn in. This government is a coalition between the Socialist Party (PSOE) and Unidas Podemos (Podemos + Izquierda Unida). Read more »

Election defeat: what happened and what next?

By Andrew Burgin and Kate Hudson. A shattering defeat… The election of 2019 has given Boris Johnson the majority he craved. His campaign was fought on the most fundamentally dishonest basis: Read more »

Seven reasons why we defend Free Movement

Migrants are net contributors to society. All serious economic research has shown that migrants make a substantial net contribution to the British economy. Read more »

Left Unity condemns US state terrorism in Iraq

Left Unity condemns the US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and six others in a drone strike in Iraq. Read more »

New deveopments on the Czech Left – Skutecna Levice

On the 6th of November this year there was a national teachers strike here in the Czech Republic, writes Diana Young Read more »

European Left Party Congress in Malaga, 13th to 15th December

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Grève générale: General Strike in France 5th December

Left Unity stands in solidarity with the strikers – a crucial struggle almost completely unreported in the English media. Read more »

Jews for a Labour victory

A statement by Jewish Socialists on the coming UK general election. Read more »

Labour Manifesto 2019 – Housing

Labour’s 2019 manifesto commitments on housing are a significant improvement on the 2017 manifesto, writes Doug Thorpe Read more »

After The Elections: Statement on the Spanish election

By Alberto Garzón, General Coordinator of Izquierda Unida, Left Unity’s sister organisation in Spain Read more »

Stop the Coup in Bolivia

By Francisco Dominguez Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Scotland after the Election: a brief overview

On Saturday 11 January 2020 upwards of 80,000 people marched in driving rain through the streets of Glasgow in support of Scottish independence and opposition to the new hard right Tory government in Westminster, writes Craig Lewis. Read more »

What price workers’ unity? Thoughts on the election and the future

David Landau writes: Rarely has the question of workers’ unity, the united front, been presented as so crucial yet so problematic as in the aftermath of this election Read more »

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Local reports

Tens of thousands joined TUC demo

Trade union members, peace campaigners and politicians joined pensioners and families from across Britain Read more »

South London Left Unity Public Meeting

South London public meeting where Richard Farnos spoke on the gig economy and Ian Townson Chair of UNITE Community Lambeth & Southwark spoke on the campaign for the Picturehouse workers. Read more »

‘Save Our NHS – Fighting Back to Win’ Demonstration in Barnsley 28th October

The newly formed, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw NHS Action Group (SYBNAG) is appealing for support Read more »

Birmingham Left Unity organises protest in support of refuse workers’ strike

Bob Whitehead reports Read more »

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Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

Mon 20 Jan, 1.00-3.00
Protect Family Reunion Now

Rally in Parliament Square to call on peers to back an amendment and uphold refugee family reunion.

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Sat 25 Jan
Global Day of Protest – No War On Iran!

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