For a government of the left
“Left Unity condemns the illegitimate and anti-democratic action of Portuguese President Silva in banning the Portuguese left from power, following a general election in which the combined parties of the left won 50.7% of the vote.
The Socialist Party, together with the Left Bloc and the Communist Party, have the parliamentary prerogative to form a majority government but President Silva has misused his office to impose a reactionary ideological agenda. He has abused his position to prevent a left coalition government from carrying out its mandate to bring the Troika austerity regime to an end.
Following from the EU’s crushing of Syriza for confronting the austerity ideology, this is a further attack on the democratic will of the European people.
We stand in solidarity with the left and the people of Portugal.”
Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.
Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.
Saturday 5th November, We Won’t Pay for Their Crisis
People’s Assembly demonstration. Assemble 12 noon, Embankment, London
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