Against the labor reform and the attack on Social Security

"For those who ask to ease or even to free the workers’s lay off ... I tell them that no, no! " said Zapatero. A year later, he not only did a labor reform by decree, which is the most brutal assault on workers since the end of...

Successful concentration at the Porta del Sol in solidarity with Catalonia

 For over ten days, the Assembly of the Marches of Dignity – Madrid had taken the unanimous decision of calling a concentration on October 1 under the slogan “Madrid for the Right to Decide, Against the Repression.” Por Corriente Roja-Madrid The repressive measures taken by the Spanish State during the previous...

The crisis of refugees: the shipwreck of the European Union

The newspapers front pages are usually covered with news on the “economic crisis”, accompanying the information with graphics of the ups and downs of the stock market. It is not usual to see the true “social crisis” ripping Europe. The “refugees crisis” has shown the true face of the...

Antoine Free!

 Antoine militant CGT Valenciennes is in custody since 17 May. He was arrested in Lille during a demonstration against the labor law. Three police officers then arrested by throwing himself violently on him and pinning.  A policeman accused Antoine of hitting him. Or the people who were with him and testified in...

Workers facing the abyss

A serious outbreak of malaria, and a sudden and uncontrolled increase in HIV infections, due to a health system in collapse. Rural children passing out during classes due to malnutrition, and classes suspended in winter months because no adequate heating can be provided. An official rate of unemployment...

Bill Hunter, Trotskyst and workers’ leader, is 90 years old

The International Socialist League invites you to Celebrate Bill Hunter’s 90th birthday, veteran Trotskyist and workers’ leader. 2-5pm, Saturday 8th May, CASA Hope Street, Liverpool.   Bill was born in 1920 into a miner's family in Durham two years after the end of 1st World War and 6 years before the...

English workers show their strength

Demonstrations with 30 thousand people in London, 20 thousand in Manchester and 15 thousand in Liverpool are some of the events that marked the day that 2 million public sector workers walked out in England. The British government tried to minimize the impact of the biggest day of...

Patients for Sale

The article below was written for the Socialist Voice in 1989 by Rae Hunter. The article shows she knew where the attacks on public health were leading if the workers’ socialist struggle did not stop them. The Government launched its White Paper on the National Health Service on 1...

Fight the European Union! Unite the European working class to destroy it

Syriza’s victory in Greece is allowing the European working class to draw many conclusions. The most important is that it’s necessary to fight and it's possible to defeat austerity. Not just in the electoral arena, but mainly in the streets, where the Greek people have staged countless scenes...

Socialist Party suspend political challenge to Labour

It is not that usual to read a Trotskyist journal overtly supporting left-wing popularism. However, Peter Taaffe’s article Corbynism and the rise of left populism, does just that. Today left populism at best means socialism in words, but without a socialist programme or action. By ISL - UK.   Under the came...

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