Left Unity welcomes the decision of the Spanish people to reject the politics of Fascism and the past and to support the election of a progressive government. While regretting the loss of some seats by our sister party Unidas Podemos we salute their return to the Spanish Parliament and hope that they will form part of a new progressive, anti-fascist and anti-austerity government.
The appearance of the Fascists in the Spanish Parliament for the first time since the death of Franco is deplorable and is a grim warning of the creeping advance of Fascism across our continent which must be resisted. But their numbers are far less than the media, including the UK media, predicted and the increase in turnout was clearly a response by the Spanish people to stop them in their tracks!
This also suggests that Spain will be electing more Left MEPs next month to the European Parliament. But the warning note has been sounded that Fascism is on the march and Left Unity with our sister parties in the European Left will continue to fight it!
Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.
Left Unity is a member of the European Left Party.
Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.
Sat 20 July, 11.00-16.00
Stop Brexit: Left Bloc on the March for Change
As the Tory Party is taken over by an extreme right-wing Brexiter, we will join the left bloc to march against Brexit.
More info at Facebook
24 & 27 July
Remain Reform Revolt, public meetings
In Birmingham, Leeds and more. Organised by Another Europe Is Possible and with a great lineup.
Sun 18 Aug, 11.30-14.30
Peterloo March for Democracy – 200th Anniversary
Whitworth Park, Manchester.
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.
European Forum, Brussels
The annual event for progressive, environmental and left forces will take place in Brussels. If you are interested in attending contact email@example.com
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