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 »

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 »


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 »

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 »

Birmgham Lacks Accessible, Affordable Meeting Environments

[Time to end the BLAAME culture] Birmingham Left Unity is making a public call to all community, campaigning and political groups Read more »

The Daily Mail’s eternal shame

David Landau writes: The Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday have the chutzpah to lecture the Labour Party about anti-Semitism Read more »

Councils: Centres of Resistance – the Leeds dimension

The Labour Party with Corbyn as leader is a party of contradictions Read more »

Hundreds take to the streets of Berlin: No More racist Murders – No cover-ups

Five Year neo-Nazi NSU Trial – the fight for justice goes on, reports Nick Jones. Read more »

Hundreds Protest against Fascist Yorkshire Patriots in Leeds

Hundreds of anti -racist and anti -fascist protesters assembled in Leeds to oppose a march organised by the Yorkshire Patriots in Support of Tommy Robinson Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Discussing assisted dying/suicide: a Left Unity contribution to debate

A draft policy statement on assisted dying/suicide, individual autonomy and the freedom to make choices, from Bob Williams-Findlay of the LU Disabled Members Caucus Read more »

An existential threat?

David Landau writes: Are the Jewish People facing an existential threat? 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.

Sat 29 Sep, 11.00-15.00
Protest at the Conservative Party Conference

To call time on failed austerity and campaign for a new deal for working people.

Victoria Square, Birmingham. More info on Facebook.

9-11 Nov
European Forum of Progressive Forces, Bilbao

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

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

Central London. More info on Facebook

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