Pandemic Politics and the radical left: Left Unity policy conference 2020

Saturday 14th November from 11am to 4pm via Zoom Welcome to our policy conference. We will be discussing motions and amendments to our policy manifesto. All are welcome. Read more »

Bolivia: the European left celebrates the victory of MAS!

The Party of the European Left (EL) salutes the beautiful victory in the first round of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca, candidates for President and Vice-President of Bolivia, fielded by MAS-IPSP (Movement towards Socialism). Read more »

Campaign Launched: for a National Care, Support, and Independent Living Service

Bob Williams-Findlay reports: Saturday 10th October 2020 saw the launch of the Keep Our NHS Public and Socialist Health Association campaign for a National Care, Support, and Independent Living Service. Read more »


Palate and pandemics

“Ever noticed how you come across somebody once in a while that you shouldn’t have f**ked with? That’s me.” – Walt Kowalski, in the film Gran Torino (2008) Read more »

Putting the ‘e’ in Revolution

“The central premise of ecosocialism, already suggested by the term itself, is that nonecological socialism is a dead end and a nonsocialist ecology cannot confront the present ecological crisis.” Read more »

Standing Orders Committee Report No 1 – 2020 National Conference

Motions The Standing Orders Committee (SOC) has received 8 Manifesto amendments, 7 policy motions and one report (Wales – not for voting) submitted for National Conference. Read more »

Awaiting a verdict in the Golden Dawn trial

Thanasis Kampagiannis writes: The five-and-a-half year trial of the Greek neo-Nazi organization Golden Dawn will conclude on Wednesday, 7 October 2020, when the panel of three judges issues its verdict. The judgement will resonate beyond Greece Read more »

Replacing Social Care – Towards Community Based Independent and Supported Living

Thursday  8th October 2020 – 6.30pm to 8.00pm on Zoom: registration link below Join this Left Unity online meeting to discuss this crucial issue. With speakers Bob Williams-Findlay, Sandra Daniels and Ann Bannister. Most tendencies across the political spectrum to various degrees recognise that the sector responsible for delivering services of care and support has […] Read more »

Party of the Radical Left founded in Serbia

Left Unity welcomes the foundation of PRL in Serbia: The new party resulted from the transformation of the Social Democratic Union (SDU) – a process in which student movement activists participated as well as Read more »

International Women in Struggle launched

A hugely powerful meeting took place on Zoom last night. We know that people are inundated with Zoom meetings at the moment but this was a very special one because it brought together women in struggle from across the globe. Read more »

Building solidarity across Europe

Meet Heinz Bierbaum and Marga Ferré: As we face massive global crises, the left across Europe is building an alternative politics based on solidarity, justice and democracy. Join us to discuss with our two speakers from the European Left. Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Recognising the tensions and contradictions surrounding the ‘Crisis within Social Care’ from a Human Rights perspective

Bob Williams-Findlay writes:[1] There is broad agreement that a crisis within what is known as Social Care exists but there are vast differences of opinion in terms of its causes Read more »

Labour’s historic defeat in Scotland

Steve Freeman writes: You may remember the famous Monty Python sketch about a parrot returned by a dissatisfied customer, John Cleese, to the pet-shop run by Michael Palin. Read more »

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Local reports

NHS defended at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Rhondda Cynon Taf – LU Wales in practice!

The save Royal Glamorgan A&E (SRGAE) campaign, which was initiated by the People’s Assembly RCT/Bridgend group, has had a tremendous victory Read more »

INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY 2020

Sandra Daniels and Bob Williams-Findlay from West Midlands Left Unity have issued this statement on behalf of Disabled Members. Read more »

Tens of thousands joined TUC demo

Trade union members, peace campaigners and politicians joined pensioners and families from across Britain Read more »

South London Left Unity Public Meeting

South London public meeting where Richard Farnos spoke on the gig economy and Ian Townson Chair of UNITE Community Lambeth & Southwark spoke on the campaign for the Picturehouse workers. Read more »

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Pandemic Politics and the radical left: Left Unity policy conference 2020

Our 2020 policy conference will be held online. We will be discussing resolutions and updates to our policy manifesto. All are welcome.

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European Forum 2020

The space where the essential joint struggle and transformation projects in Europe are being forged. It will be held online during the whole month of November – dates TBC.

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