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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
European Forum, Brussels
The annual event for progressive, environmental and left forces will take place in Brussels. If you are interested in attending contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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