Why was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima?

The United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima 75 years ago today. It remains an act of barbarism unparalleled in the history of war – and its use was never a necessity. Read more »

Urgent solidarity for Beirut needed

The European Left Party has shared this appeal from the Communist Party of Lebanon Read more »

EL launches Platform on Covid-19 crisis

Covid-19 shows us we need a complete transformation of the economy: sustainable, just and in the hands of the people. Read more »

Support Art Workers!

Join Transform! europe’s webinar on the plight of cultural workers across Europe during the pandemic. Read more »

Diary of a pandemic shop steward

Joseph Healy writes: After the death of my colleague and friend, I became the main trade union representative Read more »

For a red-green united front!

The next (online) meeting of West Midlands Left Unity will be on Saturday 15th August, at 12 noon. There will be two key areas for discussion. Read more »

A tribute to John Hume

The death of the Nobel Peace winner and veteran campaigner for peace and justice is a seminal moment in Irish history. Read more »

Meet Evo Morales in discussion with the European Left

You are invited to join a Webinar organized by the European Left: “The EL meets Evo Morales: democracy, self-determination, and people’s inclusion”. Read more »

European Left Vice-President backs new anti-cold war campaign

Faced with the threat of a new cold war, due to increasingly aggressive statements and actions being taken by the US government, Read more »

Venezuela between pirates, COVID and sanctions

Marco Consolo writes: If it weren’t serious, we’d laugh at the cynical hypocrisy of the empire. For almost 20 years Washington and London (and the European Union) have been behaving with Maduro’s Venezuela like old corsairs. Read more »

Attacks on migrants – Attacks on the working class

David Landau writes: Every time there is new immigration legislation we who have been fighting against immigration controls over many years say that it can’t get any worse. And then it does. The current legislation is no exception. Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Allan Todd reviews Derek Wall’s new book

 “Cometh the [midnight] hour, cometh the book!” Read more »

The wearing of the Greens – Irish Greens enter new government

Joseph Healy writes: Back in 2009 I wrote an article about the Irish Green Party and its role in the Fianna Fail-led coalition government 2007-11 Read more »

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Local reports

NHS defended at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Rhondda Cynon Taf – LU Wales in practice!

The save Royal Glamorgan A&E (SRGAE) campaign, which was initiated by the People’s Assembly RCT/Bridgend group, has had a tremendous victory Read more »


Sandra Daniels and Bob Williams-Findlay from West Midlands Left Unity have issued this statement on behalf of Disabled Members. Read more »

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 »

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