Voting is now open for our internal elections. All Left Unity members can elect new national officers, standing committees and regional representatives to the National Council. Read more »
Left Unity comment on the Copeland and Stoke election results Labour’s Blairite right wing has been waiting for the party under Jeremy Corbyn to lose a by-election and for the first time it has, in Copeland. In fact the resignations of Blairite former MPs Tristram Hunt in Stoke and Jamie Read in Copeland were almost […] Read more »
This is the second of Ernie Tate’s letters to Left Unity detailing and analysing the struggles against Trump as they emerge on the other side of the pond. As we work to build the movement here against the turn to the right in politics so too are we building stronger links with struggles and movements […] Read more »
Demonstrations against US president Donald Trump’s proposed state visit took place across the UK last night as parliament debated a near 2 million strong petition opposing the visit. The demonstrations were jointly organised with the One Day Without Us movement which sought to highlight the importance of migration and migrant workers. In central London on […] Read more »
MPs have overwhelmingly agreed to let the government begin the UK’s departure from the EU in their final vote on the Brexit bill. The draft legislation was approved by 494 votes to 122, and now moves to the Lords. Labour’s shadow business secretary Clive Lewis quit the front bench rather than follow party orders to […] Read more »
One of the most important areas of work for socialists in Europe in the period of Trump will be to establish ongoing working political relationships with comrades in the US and Canada. To that end Left Unity will increase our coverage of politics across the pond. We will begin with a new ‘letter from North […] Read more »
A Left Unity comment piece on the early days of Trump’s presidency There’s a storm coming Donald Trump’s first ten days in office have brought a blitzkrieg of reactionary measures, from banning Muslims from seven states from the US, to ordering the start of his bizarre wall with Mexico, ordering a botched military raid in […] Read more »
From our latest newsletter. Millions of people in the US and across the world have taken to the streets to protest the racist, sexist and homophobic policies of the new US President Donald Trump. In the UK we have seen dozens of such protests with three huge mobilizations alone in central London. A new movement […] Read more »
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Calling all members: Would you like to stand for an elected position in Left Unity? Left Unity’s internal election process is beginning now and will be completed by the end of March. Read more »
Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.
Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.
Wed 22 March, 18.30
Meet the European Left Party in Manchester
Presented by Left Unity with speakers Heinz Bierbaum, Waltraud Fritz and Stephen Hall. An opportunity to build a radical left movement across Europe.
6.30 – 9pm at Home, 2 Tony Wilson Place, First Street, M15 4FM.
Thurs 23 March, 18.30
Meet the European Left Party in Leeds
Presented by Left Unity with speakers Heinz Bierbaum and Waltraud Fritz. An opportunity to build a radical left movement across Europe.
6.30-9pm at The Tetley, Hunslet Rd, LS10 1JQ
Sat 1 April, 11.00
Leeds March for the NHS
Marching to oppose cuts and to reject the STP’s, calling for an yearly 4% increase in funding, to end privatisation and ensure that good quality free health care is provided for all.
Stop Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain
Oppose Trump’s visit. He is a racist and a misogynist and a supporter of torture and a preacher of hate. Event by Public Reading Rooms.
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