Spain promotes contingency plan against domestic violence

As concerns rise internationally about the incidence of domestic violence during lockdown, the Spanish state’s Ministry of Equality has published a ‘Contingency Plan against gender violence Read more »

The pandemic, the working class and the Left

Andrew Burgin writes: The Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating across the world. Every few days the scope and scale of the disease is increasing Read more »

We don’t need a £5.7 million letter from Boris: fund social care

We need food for the elderly and a fully funded not-for profit Social Care System, says one of our members: Read more »

Manolis Glezos – activist and freedom fighter dies aged 98

Today, Greece mourns ‘lion-hearted’ Manolis Glezos, one of the country’s greatest defenders of democracy and Greece’s most celebrated anti-Nazi resistance hero Read more »

Hungarian left speaks out on coronavirus crisis

This is a social and humanitarian catastrophe, say the Workers’ Party of Hungary 2006, member of the Hungarian social roundtable and of the European Left. Read more »

Scrap Zero-Hour Contracts: end the two-tier workforce

A teacher writes on the huge problems facing supply teachers and education support workers: Read more »

Join the Right to Stay campaign

A new campaign from Another Europe is Possible launches today: The Covid-19 pandemic is dominating government policy, public health and public consciousness – and rightly so Read more »

Cancel local authority debt

To provide councils with resources which are desperately needed for this unprecedented crisis, cancel the debt owed to the Public Works Loans Board, writes Martin Wicks. Read more »

Eastern Europe and the Pandemic – a petri dish for totalitarianism?

Joseph Healy writes: In Central and Eastern Europe the main threats to democracy have been in Hungary and Poland Read more »

Supporting survival

Felicity Dowling writes: Supporting the survival of as many people as possible (and survival to return to good health) Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

The virus and the response

From Birmingham and West Midlands Left Unity: Neo-liberalism We have been living through four decades of neo-liberalism Read more »

International Women’s Day in the Czech Republic: a report from Brno

Brno, one of the principal cities of the Czech republic, has a left progressive community which, in many cases, contrasts favourably with the capital city Prague, writes Diana Young. 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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