Not One Day More #ToriesOUT
Assemble 12 noon, Saturday 1 July 2017
BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA
March to Parliament Square
Left Unity congratulates Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party on an outstanding election result and calls on Theresa May to stand down. This has been a remarkable, policy-oriented election campaign which has shifted the political narrative in Britain. Significant numbers – including amongst young people – have rejected Tory policies based on fear, intolerance, stoking up divisions in our society and increasing inequality. Millions have rejected the Tory agenda of hard-Brexit and power projection based on nuclear weapons and military spending.
Left Unity has been proud to support Corbyn’s vision of a different society, and to work in support of his victory at this election. His radical approach has led to Labour’s first increase in seats since 1997 and its biggest increase in the share of the vote since 1945. Labour’s support has grown because Corbyn’s policies are based on social and economic justice and a rejection of austerity and cuts. Support has also grown because Corbyn’s policies stand for peace, respect and our shared humanity. This goes beyond national boundaries to his vision of how we relate to the rest of the world. No longer Blair’s ‘war-fighting nation’, ‘punching above its weight’, but a decent part of a shared community of nations.
Left Unity National Secretary Felicity Dowling said:
‘This is a tremendous victory for Jeremy Corbyn’s politics and we congratulate him and all those who have worked to secure this advance. We call on all those in the Labour Party – including the Parliamentary Labour Party – that have not previously supported Corbyn’s leadership and policies, to recognise the reality and get on board. The future of the Labour Party lies with Corbyn not the ‘Tory-lite’ rerun of Blairism that has so abjectly failed. We support the call from Jeremy Corbyn for Theresa May to resign. Her credibility is shot and she should go immedately.’
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.
Sat 1st July
Not One Day More: National Demonstration
Saturday 24 June
March for Homes
Join the movement preparing for this demo: private, council, housing association and co-op tenants, unions and housing campaigners
To get involved email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07432 098440
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 email@example.com
Weds 19 – Sun 23 July
European Left Summer University
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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