Discussion & Debate

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 »


EU austerity and the false promises of the Italian government: confronting two adversaries

Recently, the European Commission rejected the Italian draft budget and a confrontation between the EU and Italy is imminent. How should the left react? Read more »


The changing character of the workforce

The British workforce is undergoing tumultuous changes, argues Tom O’Leary. It is important for both economic policy and political strategy to grasp the nature of those changes. Read more »


Bollocks to Brexit- Defend the NHS

The Tories promised £350 million a week extra funding for the NHS, writes Nick Jones. Instead we face privatisation, staffing crisis, cuts and an NHS ripe for a Trump US trade deal. Read more »


Beware Ofsted inspectors bearing gifts

Thousands of teachers will have been stunned by the announcement by Amanda Spielman, chief inspector of schools, that Ofsted intends to downgrade the importance of exam results in assessing schools and colleges, writes Phil Hearse. Read more »


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 »


Organising against fascism: building at the grassroots

David Landau speaks to anti-fascist activists in Greece Read more »


Lexit and the Left: a comradely response to Dave Bush

Around 15,000 fascists demonstrated in support of Tommy Robinson on 9 June 2018 Read more »


News from the Summer University

280 participants from 35 countries gathered in Vienna Read more »



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Peterloo March for Democracy – 200th Anniversary

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September and October
Remain Reform Revolt, public meetings

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