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Their Symbols and Ours

The impressive wave of protests unleashed by the murder of George Floyd in the United States not only crossed the borders of that country – impacting on a new world reality – but it offers particularly exciting episodes, typical of hot periods of history. By Daniel Sugasti One of those moments occurred...

Join the Marches! Unity in Struggle! Silence is Violence!

“You can’t have capitalism without racism” International Socialist League leaflet After George Floyd’s death and 400 years of a “knee on our neck”, hatred of governments, police and symbols of inequality and oppression has burst out onto the streets. The diversity of the Black-led protests appeared across the world in unprecedented...

Class Struggle Doesn’t Stop Under the Pandemic

The corona virus pandemic, with the measures of social isolation, is forcing many mobilization processes to take a break in their forms of mobilization against their despotic governments. This occurs in: Hong Kong, France, Algeria, Sudan or Chile, to name a few examples. But those who think that these...

Capitalism’s response to COVID-19: Not enough PPE, even less testing, many die

The class nature of pandemics is revealed by the fact that in the Flu Pandemic of 2009 three times as many of the poorest died compared to the richest despite both groups having the same level of infection. Today NHS doctors, nurses, porters, and care workers, bus drivers, construction...

Right-wing regain leadership of the Labour Party

Labour has a new leader to replace Jeremy Corbyn; Keir Starmer won with 53% without the need for a run-off. Corbyn’s choice, Rebecca Long-Bailey, got 31% and Lisa Nandy 16%. Angela Rayner is deputy leader she got 52.6% and defeated four other candidates including Richard Burgon, who was backed...

Johnson endangers the lives of workers and the population

Capitalism endangers the lives of workers and the population Too little, too late policies with empty promises from Johnson By International Socialist League (ISL) The Present Crisis The Coronavirus situation has laid bare the contradictions of capitalism, which is now leading the world into untold loss of life and the economy into a...

Italian Workers On Strike Against Profit Over People

Workers in the Lombardy region and also across all of Italy are going on strike against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s orders to keep the country “open.” By Workers' Voice / La Voz / IWL-FI in the U.S. This is despite the devastating effects of the deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the world...
Coronavirus outbreak in Britain

Stop capitalism to stop the virus

Full pay and full sick pay for all – take all workers in-house! NHS take over all private health provision! ISL Statement The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus emerged in China as a consequence of the huge and lucrative wildlife market, which continued to grow despite evidence of its link to the...

Workers on Strike Across the Country! Communist Alternative Stands For Them!

The new decree issued by the chairman, dating from March 11, even more so than the last one, is explicit in its class character. While drastic measures are announced to combat the Coronavirus emergency and the closing of small commercial activities and restaurants is imposed, they are leaving factories...

Won’t the Government Close the Plants? Workers’ Strikes Will Do It!

They will not stop us! On the night of March 11th, immediately after Prime Minister Conte’s announcement about the government’s decision to close only small stores, bars and restaurants, leaving open the factories, megastores, offices, banks and several means of transportation functioning, we launch a demand to labor unions to...

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