Allan Todd writes: As many have commented recently, we are arguably living in the greatest global crisis in human history. This is because we are currently facing multiple inter-locking crises: Read more »
Andrew Burgin, from the Left Unity EC, on a potentially key development in the emerging struggles against the cost of living crisis. The latest Cornwall Insight prediction for energy prices is that October will see an 81% increase in the price cap taking an average or typical bill to £3,582 a year. Read more »
The first issue of Left Unity’s new printable newsletter is now available. Click below to read or download and print to share at meetings and events. Left Unity Newsletter Read more »
Nick Jones reports: Hundreds marched through Leeds at the weekend to protest about NHS underfunding, cuts in services and privatisation. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
On Friday afternoon, August 5th, lightning struck one of the largest fuel depots in Cuba, the Supertanqueros de Matanzas base, leaving a trail of victims, in a human and environmental disaster. The European Left believes that international solidarity with Cuba is important in all its expressions and calls for support for Cuba in this crisis. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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