Every Strike, Every Time, We’ll be on the Picket Line!

Leeds rallies in support of Rail and Postal strikers Over 500 people joined the Solidarity outside Leeds Railway station in support of the RMT strike action today. Read more »

Left Unity National Conference 2022

Left Unity National Conference 2022 will take place on Saturday 3 December 2022 (online), timing to be confirmed. Read more »

Far-right wins Italian elections: a dark chapter for democracy

A statement from the European Left Party: Giorgia Meloni, the far-right leader in Italy, declared victory in the Italian elections and is anticipated to create the country’s most right-wing administration since World War Two. Read more »


Class War

New government policies are handing billions to the rich. They’re slashing taxes to benefit themselves, and uncapping bankers’ bonuses. They’re transferring huge sums to the energy companies that already make massive profits. And they’re destroying the NHS through systematic privatisation. This is nothing less then a massive attack on the working class by the ruling […] Read more »

The right to food is international

This is one of a series of articles about the right to food, all written as hunger and malnourishment are imposed on more working-class people in the UK, one of the richest countries in the world. Read more »

The Right to Food

Felicity Dowling writes: A society that denies us the right to adequate food when there is sufficient food available is truly a broken society. Read more »

Left Unity Newsletter #2

The second 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. Read more »

Remembering Sarah Parker

It is with great sadness that we have today learned of the death of our comrade Sarah Parker – a founder member of Left Unity and an active member of our North London branch. Sarah was a lifelong socialist and very active, notably in Haringey and in solidarity with the struggle of the Kurdish people. […] Read more »

Liverpool rallies to the RMT: Enough is Enough

Felicity Dowling writes: Striking RMT members and supporters marched in Liverpool today under the slogan Enough is Enough, the new campaign launched by trade unions and community groups. Read more »

Enough is Enough – London Launch

Doug Thorpe, National Secretary of Left Unity, reports: Over an hour before the meeting queues were snaking in both directions along St John’s Hill from the Clapham Grand, the venue for the London Launch of the Enough is Enough Campaign. Read more »

Come Together – Right Now!

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 »

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Discussion & Debate

Right to Treatment

Ivola Dombay writes: When I was growing up, we had regular dental check ups and saw GPs as needed. Read more »

Birmingham Enough is Enough Rally: 23rd September

Bob Whitehead reports: Registration for yesterday’s event closed early, so a capacity crowd of 1000 packed the hall in Digbeth. Read more »

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Local reports

Cost of Living Crisis: Build the Resistance! Keep Up the Momentum!

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 »

Support the RMT Strikes! Safety and Jobs before Profit! Renationalise the Railways!

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 »

Justice Denied: 18th June – Remember Orgreave

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 »

French Left Unites to Block Macron

The second round of the French Presidential elections presented French voters with a stark choice Read more »

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ACTIVIST CALENDAR

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

17-18 Sep & 8 Oct
Campaign against Climate Change

Three online events.

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1 Oct
Enough is Enough Day of Action

Nationwide. And, We All Want to Just Stop Oil occupation of Westmister (11am, Parliament
Square, London)

Sun 2 Oct, 13.00
Tory Party Conference Protest

Victoria Square, Birmingham

21-23 Oct
European Forum – Athens, Greece

6th edition of the European Forum of Left, Green and Progressive forces.

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Sat 22 Oct, 11.00-16.00
Northern Conference: Campaigning for Health and Social Care

Join the growing resistance to cuts, underfunding and privatisation of health. Network, build solidarity with health campaigns and unions.

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