Saturday 3 July saw the third one day strike by over 40,000 rail workers in defence of decent pay, jobs, and passenger safety. Read more »
With ‘National Treasures’ like Chris Packham and Stephen Fry recently voicing their support for the peaceful direct action of Climate groups such as Extinction Rebellion, Insulate Britain and Just Stop Oil, it is clear that more and more people are finally realising that we need urgent action to drastically cut carbon emissions to Net Zero. Read more »
The Summer University of the Party of the European Left & Transform!europe takes place from 8th to 12th of July 2022, High School José Estevão, Aveiro, Portugal Registrations are open! Find the form here Read more »
Nick Jones reports: Results from the second round of the French General election show that Macron’s hopes of driving through more austerity were rejected and his majority has been slashed to 245 seats. Read more »
Nick Jones writes: Unions are uniting for the Yorkshire march for the NHS in Leeds. Read more »
Ken King writes: The main parties of the Left in France have united around a coalition of candidates in the upcoming parliamentary elections for the National Assembly on 12th and 16th June respectively. This is an historic achievement in respect of the challenge of the far right. Read more »
Recording of the public meeting held on Thursday 23rd June to analyse the recent significant election results in France and the north of Ireland. Read more »
RMT members have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over pay and impending cuts, which threaten jobs and safety on the railways. Read more »
Hanna Danilovich, International Representative of the Belarus Electrical And Radio Trade Union, REP, and David Hemson write: The Belarusian alliance with Putin and support of the invasion of Ukraine has led to an all-out attack on independent unions. Read more »
Sharing the statement of The Anti-War Committee of Kyrgyzstan (KYRGSOTS), originally posted in Russian here. English translation below. Read more »
Felicity Dowling writes: We are the socialists, far from the only socialists, but in Left Unity, socialism is our starting point. Read more »
Andrew Burgin writes: 1) We are now well into the third month of the war. In my initial piece on the war written several weeks ago I outlined the origins of the war Read more »
Craig Lewis reports: 80% of train services were axed during the 24-hour RMT strike on Tuesday as 50,000 rail workers took strike action. RMT general secretary Mick Lynch praised the “fantastic” turnout of members and said they had “exceeded expectations in our struggle for job security, defending conditions and a decent pay rise”. Read more »
Great atmosphere on the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign March today in Sheffield. The campaign includes ex miners, trades unionists and others who are determined to get justice for miners who were victims of police lies and cover ups at Orgreave in June 1984. The march and rally is important because it was precisely on the […] Read more »
The second round of the French Presidential elections presented French voters with a stark choice Read more »
Andrew Burgin on the growing Kill the Bill protests With the outpouring of rage and anger and sadness around the murder of Sarah Everard, Read more »
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