Climate change, sexual violence, abortion: far-right foregrounds brutal social reaction

The brutal face of hard right and fascist reaction has been vividly on display on the issues of women’ rights and the climate crisis in the past few weeks, writes Phil Hearse 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 »


Greece’s election: solidarity for the struggles ahead

New Democracy, the right-wing party which won Sunday’s election in Greece Read more »

The fatal policies of Fortress Europe

There have been 36,570 documented refugee deaths since 1993 – it’s time for change! Read more »

Far-right fails to win European-wide predominance

The European election results show that the advance of the far-right in Europe has stalled, overall performing little better than at the previous ballot in 2014. Read more »

European elections from a Left perspective

Transform! Europe and its partners offer  a collection of pre-election articles on many EU countries and an interactive map with the polls and results Read more »

Austria: extreme right deceives electorate

Joachim Tischler writes: Last week the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and weekly news magazine Der Spiegel published a story that was later taken up by various international newspapers. Read more »

Searching for Alternatives in Eastern Europe

Hungarian Marxist Tamás Krausz is interviewed by Róbert Nárai Read more »

Brexit and Ireland – the return of the Irish Question

Joseph Healy writes: For most of the 19th century and up until 1920s the Irish Question (or Problem) dominated British politics Read more »

Bailing out Theresa May?

Andrew Burgin writes: During the BBC TV election coverage of the local council elections Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Syriza – down but not out

Now it must fight Greece’s march to the right says Marina Prentoulis. Read more »

National Secretary’s Report

This was delivered to the National Conference in Liverpool on 29 June 2019 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 July, 11.00-16.00
Stop Brexit: Left Bloc on the March for Change

As the Tory Party is taken over by an extreme right-wing Brexiter, we will join the left bloc to march against Brexit.

More info at Facebook

24 & 27 July
Remain Reform Revolt, public meetings

In Birmingham, Leeds and more. Organised by Another Europe Is Possible and with a great lineup.

More info here.

 

Sun 18 Aug, 11.30-14.30
Peterloo March for Democracy – 200th Anniversary

Whitworth Park, Manchester.

More info on Facebook.

20-27 Sept
Global Climate Strike

Global climate strikes and a week of actions to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and emergency action to avoid climate breakdown.

More info here

8-10 Nov
European Forum, Brussels

The annual event for progressive, environmental and left forces will take place in Brussels. If you are interested in attending contact info@leftunity.org

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