We oppose Brexit and austerity

We oppose Brexit and we oppose austerity, writes Felicity Dowling.We call for greater solidarity across Europe. Instead of Brexit, austerity and racism, we call for 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 »


Trump trashes key nuclear treaty

CND has condemned Donald Trump’s INF Treaty withdrawal announcement, and called for popular action to prevent a return to Cold War nuclear escalation. Read more »

Join us for the People’s Vote March: make the case for Another Europe

This Saturday – 20th October, 12 noon in Park Lane – hundreds of thousands of people are likely to join one of the biggest marches through London for over a decade. Read more »

Zimbabwe protests as economic crisis worsens

In the last few days, the Zimbabwe police have arrested trade union leaders and scores of activists nationwide ahead of planned marches over the country’s worsening economic crisis, Read more »

The Party of the European Left on the Brazilian elections

On October 7th, Brazil goes to the polls, 186 days after the imprisonment of former president Lula da Silva. The elections are for for President, Vice-President and National Congress and are crucial not only for the country itself but also for the region and the whole world. In a time of advance of the neoliberal […] Read more »

European Left statement on Hungary

Brussels, 13 September 2018 Yesterday, a large majority of the European Parliament decided Read more »

Thousands join Germany’s Left attempt to take on the AfD

Over 110,000 registered with the organisation ‘Aufstehen’ at its launch in Berlin today, reports Nick Jones. The launch drew together the parliamentary leader of the German Left Party (Die Linke), Sahra Wagenknecht, alongside former president of the Green Party, Ludger Volmer and the SPD Mayor of Flensburg Simone Lange and other activists. The name can […] Read more »

Organising against the AfD: Chemnitz fights back

News of the huge turnout – over 50,000 at the massive anti-racist concert in Chemnitz today – is coming through as this article goes to press. The banner has been #wirsindmehr (‘There are more of us’) as protestors lead the way in unity against the rise of the far right. Nick Jones investigates the AfD: […] Read more »

Northampton is in crisis

The bins are over-flowing. The shops are closed. The pot holes fill the roads. Children centres are closing. Libraries are shut. Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

The changing character of the workforce

The British workforce is undergoing tumultuous changes, argues Tom O’Leary. It is important for both economic policy and political strategy to grasp the nature of those changes. Read more »

Bollocks to Brexit- Defend the NHS

The Tories promised £350 million a week extra funding for the NHS, writes Nick Jones. Instead we face privatisation, staffing crisis, cuts and an NHS ripe for a Trump US trade deal. 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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ACTIVIST CALENDAR

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

Sat 20 Oct, 10.00-17.30
How Do We Defeat The Rise Of Fascism & Racism? International Conference

A great line-up and a vital event in London.

Info and tickets

Sat 20 Oct, 12.00
People’s Vote March

Park Lane, London. Contact us if you can help distribute LU broadsheets.

Email info@leftunity.org

9-11 Nov
European Forum of Progressive Forces, Bilbao

To debate, build and act to ward-off current threats.

See website

Sun 17 Nov, 11.00-16.30
Reclaim Social Care Conference, Birmingham

To explore how to reverse privatisation and secure quality, stable, publicly funded and accountable social care services for all.

Speakers from Health Campaigns Together, the Labour Party, DPAC and more.

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Sun 17 Nov, 12.00
National Unity Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism

Central London. More info on Facebook

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