The Struggle to Free Palestine: international perspectives

Thursday 30th November at 7pm: Left Unity online public meeting: REGISTER HERE Read more »

Support the appeal from the Palestinian trade unions: stop the Israeli war machine

  Palestinian trade unions are appealing to trade unionists internationally to stop supplying weapons to Israel, to halt the Israeli war machine. We must act on their call. Read more »

Climate crisis disruption: too much, too little!

This is why it definitely is ‘No Time for a Coal Mine’ – or for any new fossil fuel projects, ANYWHERE! Allan Todd writes: With a general election looming, this Tory government continues to ignore the increasingly desperate pleas of climate activists for action to end the Climate Crisis. Read more »

Ecosocialism 2023 conference

Left Unity, as an ecosocialist party, welcomes the decision to hold the Ecosocialism 2023 Conference on 2nd December. It will take place, in London and online: click here to register. Read more »

Now is the time of Monsters

Fig. 1 – Gramsci’s observation: True in the 1920s & ‘30s – and true today! Allan Todd writes: Have to say that, today, I’m angrier than I think I’ve ever been before Read more »

!NOW! Can you join the Climate Crisis ‘dots’?

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 »

Earth First! Occupy Cumbrian Coalmine!

  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 »

Sign Up to Transform Politics

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 »

Leeds Bus Drivers to begin all out continuous strike action

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 »

Leeds University UCU On All Out Indefinite Strike

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 »

Leeds University UNISON Staff continue striking against low pay

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 »

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Discussion & Debate

Greetings to the Transform conference this weekend

Felicity Dowling writes: Left Unity is proud to play its part in the huge protests (and in the vital discussions) against the war on Gaza and the unspeakable crimes and cruelty it has unleashed. Read more »

Left Unity trade union caucus hosts public meeting

Meet Stuart Irving from the grassroots National Supply Teachers Network at our online public meeting: 7pm on Wednesday 27th September Read more »

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Local reports

Stopping New Coal: Speakers’ Corner

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 »

Report: Northern March for the NHS

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 »

Film review: Time to blow up a pipeline?!

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 »

National Humiliation for The Patriots in Leeds

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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Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

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.

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Saturday 25th November: national march for Palestine

Ceasefire NOW! Assemble 12.30 in Park Lane, London.

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