We’re pleased to announce Left Unity’s participation in a new political initiative. Today – we have come together with the Breakthrough Party, Liverpool Community Independents and others – to launch the Transform call: asking for support to move towards founding a new broad party of the left. We believe that the need for a new […] Read more »
Allan Todd writes: Chris Packham can join up those ‘dots’, if others still can’t, or refuse to do so – despite it, sadly, being something that’s increasingly easy to do these days. Read more »
Left Unity sends greetings and solidarity to the activists of Earth First! who have stepped up the action against the proposed new coalmine in Cumbria by occupying the site! This is part of their Summer Gathering 2023 – and, amongst other things, there’ll be workshops on nvda. They’ll be there until Monday 4 September, […] Read more »
Around 800 First West Yorkshire bus drivers will begin their strike action on 18th June. The workers agreed in good faith to move their anniversary pay date to October to aid the company financially. This means many have struggled with the massive increases in the cost of living and more than 54% increases in energy bills. […] Read more »
Members of the University and College Union are taking all out indefinite strike action in response to the University of Leeds Management decision to deduct 100% of pay for staff participating in the marking boycott. Read more »
UNISON members at the University of Leeds are continuing strike action organised over a period of months. In the last 14 years Higher Education employees have seen their pay go down- to the point they are being paid 30% less for doing the same job. Read more »
It is important that we stand with health workers in their disputes for better pay and working conditions. Here we provide a round of up-and-coming action: British Medical Association- Junior Doctors set to strike in June The Junior Doctors are set to take strike action this week from 7am 14th June to 7am 17th June in a […] Read more »
As we approach the anniversary of the founding of the NHS, this is an excellent exposé of just how the NHS has been reshaped to benefit the private sector. Read more »
Felicity Dowling. Principal Speaker for Left Unity says: Read more »
Meet Stuart Irving from the grassroots National Supply Teachers Network at our online public meeting: 7pm on Wednesday 27th September Read more »
Allan Todd writes: Karl Marx – way back in the second half of the 19th. C. – was one of the first to show, systematically, how capitalism kills. More recently, it has become increasingly clear to an ever-greater number of people that Marx was absolutely spot-on. This is particularly true of his conclusion that capitalism creates […] Read more »
YES to Just Transition and Climate Jobs – NO to the Whitehaven coalmine! Allan Todd writes: On Saturday 22 July, around 80 people – from trade unions and local campaign groups – gathered at the site of the proposed coal mine in Whitehaven, to hear a range of speakers talk about climate jobs for Cumbria, […] Read more »
The Northern March for the NHS on July 1st in Leeds attracted about 600 supporters. The march was called by Keep Our NHS Public and 24 unions branches across the North. Read more »
Another month, and yet another set of news stories that graphically underline the indisputable fact that the Climate and Ecological Crises are continuing to worsen, and are thus impacting negatively on the lives of millions of people around the world: Read more »
On Saturday 10 June a mobilisation for the neo-Nazi Patriots was drowned out by a counter demo in Leeds. Read more »
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Just Stop Oil – Slow Marches
Slow marches are still legal (so LOW RISK of arrest), and are extremely effective. The plan is to keep up the pressure on this ecocidal government to stop all new fossil fuel licences.
Wednesday 27th September at 7pm Left Unity trade union meeting
Meet Stuart Irving from the grassroots National Supply Teachers Network at our online public meeting. More details here
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