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No US war on Venezuela

Latin American countries are powerfully condemning and opposing President Trump’s military option against Venezuela.  Read more »


No nuclear war

The terrible threat of nuclear war has suddenly become a reality in East Asia Read more »


Poland: resisting Catholic authoritarianism and nationalism

Poland has been convulsed politically, writes Joseph Healy. Read more »


Discussing Brexit in Budapest

Left Unity’s National Secretary, Felicity Dowling, speaks at the European Left’s Summer University in Budapest: Read more »


Trouble in Toryland

Politics in Britain has finally become very interesting, writes Sara Peterson. Having lived through Blair, Brown, the Con-Dems, the Tory Government, there are actually some seismic shifts in electoral politics. Read more »


Record numbers attend Durham Miners’ Gala

Roads were sealed off in Durham centre as over 200,000 trade unionists, campaigners and socialists took part in the 133rd Big Meeting, reports Nick Jones from Leeds Left Unity. Read more »


UK offer on rights of EU citizens in UK grossly inadequate

Retrospective removal of rights already acquired must not be allowed, say Brexit Steering Group members While we in the European Parliament Brexit steering group accept the UK’s decision to leave the European Union was a democratic choice, we were never convinced Brexit would be a positive development economically, certainly not for the standing of Europe […] Read more »


France Transformed: the second round of the parliamentary elections in historical context

Roger Martelli takes a close look at Macron’s election, the collapse of the Socialist Party, and the end of a long cycle for the French left So Emmanuel Macron has his majority, a smaller one than expected. The opposition is in pieces. The Left has to be rebuilt. As for the new president, he is […] Read more »


Boycott the Ritzy

Richard Farnos reports Read more »


Shaping the way we organise in support of a Jeremy Corbyn government

by Kate Hudson Will the remarkable change we’re witnessing in UK politics roll back the neo-liberal policies that have been so disastrous? Public hostility to Theresa May – already significant as a result of her election campaign – has increased, following the terrible and completely avoidable tragedy at Grenfell Tower last week: the destruction by […] Read more »



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