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Mass Action Can Stop the Brexit Coup

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets last Saturday to defend democracy – to stop Boris Johnson closing down Parliament and imposing a no-deal Brexit. Read more »


A mass movement to defend democracy is born #stopthecoup

  On the last day of August a new mass movement was born. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of cities, towns and villages across the UK to protest Read more »


Ireland – Dancing on the Volcano

I am writing this article on the verge of leaving for Ireland to visit the border town of Newry, Co. Down for British and Irish Pride as a delegate of my union UNITE Read more »


Defend Democracy: Stop the Coup!

 Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament is the latest stage of a right-wing Tory coup that has been unfolding since the Brexit referendum in 2016. The suspension of parliament will presage a calamitous hard Brexit Read more »


Against the G7, for the rights of peoples and nations!

European Left Party statement: The G7 meets in a bunker atmosphere in Biarritz Read more »


Resources for solidarity with the Kurdish struggle

Solidarity with the opposition in Turkey Read more »


Brazil’s ‘car wash’ investigation in the mud: a dirty war against the left

As the Brazilian right-wing is imposing on the South American country a grave regression Read more »


A new nuclear arms race looms

As we approach the 74th anniversary of the catastrophic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Read more »


Flirting with Fascism – the arrival of Boris Johnson

Left Unity Principal Speaker Joseph Healy writes on the latest developments: Read more »


Chomsky signs Turkey’s Academics for Peace appeal

Academics are lining up to support this appeal for peace and express solidarity with the targets of Erdogan’s attacks on freedom and basic rights Read more »



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ACTIVIST CALENDAR

Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

Mon 23 Sept 11.00-12.30
Remain, reform, revolt: In and against Europe

In Brighton. What does changing Europe mean? What can a left movement – in and out of government – do about democratic reform, the environment, migration, and workers’ rights? Part of The World Transformed 2019 programme.

More info here

September and October
Remain Reform Revolt, public meetings

In Southampton, Manchester, Cambridge, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sunderland. Organised by Another Europe Is Possible and with a great lineup.

More info here.

 

20-27 Sept
Global Climate Strike

Global climate strikes and a week of actions to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and emergency action to avoid climate breakdown.

More info here

Sun 29 Sept, 12.00-16.00
Shut Down The Tories – Protest the Tory Party Conference

They shut down Parliament – now we need to shut down the Tories. Be in Manchester to demonstrate.

Details here

8-10 Nov
European Forum, Brussels

The annual event for progressive, environmental and left forces will take place in Brussels. If you are interested in attending contact info@leftunity.org

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