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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 On Wednesday, members of South London Left Unity joined other Labour and trade union activists calling for people to Boycott the Ritzy cinema in Brixton. Ritzy staff in BECTU have asked for the boycott in response to Picturehouse sacking three union reps, with a fourth awaiting a disciplinary hearing.  Their crime? – […] 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 »


May’s offer to EU citizens – press release

Responding to Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer to EU citizens regarding their post-Brexit rights Joseph Healy principal speaker of Left Unity said: “May’s offer today to EU citizens is a gross insult and a disgrace to the millions who have made their lives in the UK and who deserve better than this. The proposal for […] Read more »


2017 Summer Conference agenda and motions

The agenda and motions for Left Unity’s Summer Conference this weekend can be found at this link 2017 Agenda Read more »



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Weds 12 July, 19:30
Who’s beating back ISIS in Syria?

Learn more with Rahila Gupta, freelance journalist, writer & activist, who visited Rojava in 2016.

David’s Bookshop, Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DE. £3 entry.

www.davids-bookshops.co.uk  Organised by the North Herts Friends of Rojava. Contact nhfor@outlook.com

Weds 19 – Sun 23 July
European Left Summer University

This year, the European Left/Transform Summer University will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from 19-23 of July. For programme details click here. For registration click here.

Sun 23 – Sat 29 July
International Youth Camp, Otranto, Italy

The Fourth International’s annual youth camp – find out more about socialism, feminism and environmentalism.

For more information email contact@socialistresistance.org

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