British unions must join this struggle

Report from Brazil A CSP-Conlutas delegation from Brazil took part in a Trade Union congress held in Paris June 8, as part of the French Federation of Trade Unions “Union Syndical Solidaires” Congress. It was a significant meeting that brought together trade unions and popular organizations from different countries...

Support the Spanish miners

Spanish miners are showing the way to fight against austerity, they refuse to accept the cuts that will destroy communities in the north east of Spain just as Thatcher’s assault in 1984/85 led to the closure of mines and killed off the mining communities in Britain.  The miners march...

Solidarity Motion from Liverpool University UCU branch

Support the Brazilian protests against the World Cup for social justice and public services. What could make 100,000s or even millions of Brazilians protest against the World Cup being held in their country in June and July this year? Some results from the World Cup are already know Nine deaths...

Corbyn and the fight against austerity and war

   The Labour conference and the parliamentary vote on bombing Syria has shown, for all who have eys to see see, that left Labour will not fight its right-wing.  In the name of unity Corbyn has said that he will not remove pro-war or pro-cuts members from his shadow Cabinet....

Stop Violence Against Darfur Refugees Now!

The following information and pictures have been sent by Darfur refugees form 1.5 million Kalma refugee camp. The pictures are not pleasant but think what it means for the refugees: Al-Bashier, president of Sudan, announced he was going to visit the Kalma refugee camp where 1.5 million Darfuri live and...

A great election result in Liverpool City Council

Martin Ralph, a member of the International Socialist League, received 315 votes, that is 10.09% of 3,123 votes in the ward constituency of Old Swan, in the 2021 Liverpool City Council election. The ballot paper listed five major parties and the independent Old Swan Against the Cuts (OSAC), for...

Strikes and election defeats hammer the Labour Government

Workers begin the fight back   The most widespread strikes since Labour came to power in 1997 took place on 24th April 2008 by public sector workers, with more than 50 marches and rallies taking place across the country in opposition to the government's pay policy. This included the first national...

Bill Hunter’s archives: Inquiry into allegations of police violence

A reproduction of material from a Liverpool and Knowsley Trades Councils inquiry into police violence. A committee was set up in 1979 to establish an Inquiry into Allegations of Police Violence, Bill Hunter was Chairman, Kevin Earley was Secretary. Another well known local person who participated on the committee...

UK government joins France in the military invasion of Mali

The invasion of Mali by French troops on 11 January is the start of a new imperialist war. The invasion was supported by the British government, which is sending 330 troops. The European Union and the United Naations will send troops in the spring. This is going to be another...

Workers desire to fight is seen on picket lines

On 24 November, NHS staff staged their second four hour national strike and continued with a work to rule. This fight to gain a one per cent pay rise saw an enthusiastic picket line of 50 or more people line at Broadgreen hospital, entrances were also picketed and...

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