Europe

The EU and Brexit: What we stand for

The European Union (EU) is a social war machine against the European workers and people. It is a response of the main imperialist European countries to the economic hegemony of the USA that began in the 1920s and was reinforced during and after WWII. Because of the division of...

For a fighting and democratic PCS union

There has been an extraordinary development in the Public and Commercial Services Union, (PCS), where the position of Assistant General Secretary is being contested by two candidates of the same political party and the same union faction, Left Unity (LU). Janice Godrich, the current President and member of the...

Syria: Russia-Turkey Bargaining On Idlib

The Syrian regime started talking about storming the northwestern province of Idlib after Russian forces set four checkpoints on the border between Syria and Occupied Syria (Golan Heights), and then another four of them in order to protect the Zionist State. By Victorios Shams Today three million Syrians live in Idlib. More...

Russia-American Negotiations Over The Future Of Syria

The Syrian regime prepares itself to storm the city of Idlib. By Victorios Shams Meanwhile the leader of Nusra Front Abu Muhammad al-Joulani said that he and his faction would defend Idlib. Nusra Front no longer exists in other areas in Syria. Many similar Islamic factions handed over their weapons and...

Tying Labour to the Banks

Jeremy Corbyn is acting like a man on tigh trope balancing between the contending forces of the right and the left wings of the Labour Party. The advance Labour made in the first two years of Corbyn’s election is waning. ISL statement.   No one talks about rising membership anymore and the...

Farewell comrade John Leather, friend and fighter for his class

So sad the loss of a great friend and comrade, I lost count of the rallies, demonstrations, and marches that we went on. John was one of the most genuine and generous men I have met, he had time for everyone and was a true internationalist. Even with a...

Women gain the right to choose as Ireland overwhelmingly votes ‘yes’

The vote for the right to choose is a great victory in Ireland as 66.4 percent (1,429,981 to 723,632) voted ‘yes’ in a high turnout. Amongst 18 to 24 years old 87 percent voted for ‘yes’. Only one rural area, Donegal, voted ‘no’. By International Socialist League.   Voters were asked if...

Royal wedding cannot hide the class divide

To make sure that the dignitaries attending the £32m Royal wedding on 19 May were not reminded of the social divides in the UK the police removed the homeless from the streets of Windsor. The state comes down hard on homeless people – not just in Windsor, some are...

The movement and its obstacles

Macron’s government made a real factory of reactionary reforms: he deepened the labor reform, the privatization of the rail and attacks on rail workers’ social rights, the attack on the right to study in universities, the extremely serious anti-immigrant reform… By N.François.   Macron’s reforms found the massive protests of workers’ and...

Fight for Socialism

Imperialist countries and institutions like the International Monetary Fund are waging a world offensive to impose austerity on the working class, leading to wars in Africa and other parts of the world - generated because of imperialist policies. By Matt Prittlewell and Martin Ralph.   The 21st century began with the invasion...

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