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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...
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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...

Why Labour lost. What next for the working class?

International Socialist League (IWL-FI UK) Statement A shock wave went through the Labour Party, the Corbynistas, many political commentators and even the Tories on 12 December as Boris Johnson led the Tories to a landslide victory with 365 MPs (43.6%) against Labour’s 203 (32.32%) and have won the largest majority...

EU: privatisation, minijobs and land grab

Since the 1990s German workers have suffered increasingly precarious work, and the German union bureaucracies collaborated in these attacks with the state and big business. For decades there has been increased inequality with rising precarious employment in the form of low-wage work, working poverty, and temporary employment. Peter Windeler –...

General Election: Vote For Independent Class Struggle Candidates!

And where none are standing vote Labour critically to kick out the Tories! International Socialist League’s Statement Since the 2007-2008 financial crash and the turn to austerity policies in 2010, the social conflict has accelerated due to inequalities in wealth and income being as high as existed during the Great Depression...

It’s time to defeat Johnson and the Tories on the streets

Demonstrate, occupy and strike! Build the general strike, kick the Tories out! Demand General Election Now! ISL - England Johnson pursues his anti-democratic and anti-working-class actions in parliament but has lost one vote after another. He is losing and desperate. However, Corbyn is prevaricating – none of this is in the interests of...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

Malvinas Islands: British Go Home!

The Malvinas War (called Falklands War by the British) started on April 2, 1982 between Argentina and the U.K. and led to the end of Argentinean dictatorship. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup April 24, 2019 Under pressure from economic recession and labor mass mobilizations, the dictator Leopoldo Galtieri decided to recover militarily the Malvinas...

Down with the Tory Government – Organise a general strike

The following article was published in the Socialist Voice. No 34 (November/December). This was before the recent events in the British parliament and EU. But it remains relevant to the current situation. There is no easy way for workers to face the result of the two year struggle between the...

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