Solidarity with French workers and students

Over the last few weeks France has been rocked by a new movement – the Gilet Jaunes – named after the high-vis jackets that all drivers in the country are required by law to have. The protests have been aimed at the new tax on fuel. Such has been the strength of these protests that […] 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 »


Opposing chaos capitalism

This government is inflicting a cruel criss-cross of poisoned wounds on ordinary people in their day-to-day lives, writes Left Unity’s National Secretary Felicity Dowling. Read more »

EUROPE ON ALERT! Statement from the Bilbao Forum

The 2nd European Forum of Left, Green and Progressive Forces met in Bilbao from 9-11th November, drawing hundreds from across Europe and beyond, Read more »

US midterms: European left commends progressive advances

On Tuesday 6 November, the people of the United States went to the polls Read more »

We support the TARIS workers!

Seven workers at the TARIS Factory in Izmir (Turkey), which produces olives and olive oil, were dismissed from their jobs for joining the trade union. Read more »

Brazil election: defeat for humanity – victory for Bolsonaro, Trump and US imperialism

Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s Presidential election in the final round, writes Fiona Edwards. Read more »

Neo-fascist Bolsonaro followers attack people throughout Brazil

Bolsonaro’s ultra-right rhetoric has led to political assassinations and violence perpetrated by his followers. 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 »

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 »

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Discussion & Debate

Take action to stop fracking

Pollution and man-made climate change threaten the very future of the human species, Read more »

What’s the real cause of California’s wildfire disaster?

Things are getting serious, writes Phil Hearse. At least 31 dead and maybe 200 missing. Thousands of homes and businesses burned down. 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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