On the 2010 British General Election and beyond

  The British General Election of 6th May 2010 has produced a Tory and Liberal Democratic coalition government, the first such coalition since the Tory led coalitions of 1931 to 1945. The media hype over the election campaign did not match the lack of enthusiasm felt by the majority of...

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...

The crisis of the Gordon Brown Government

The Gordon Brown government poured many billions into the banks to head-off a banking run and collapse but is now making cuts against the public services to replace the billions they gave to the banks. Brown and his government are pushing for pay freezes in the private and...

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...

Labour Party’s Ten Years of betrayals

Blair was forced to stand down on 27 June because opposition to his policies has been building for years. Both Blairite and Brownite backbench MPs demanded he announce last autumn that he would go within a year- they feared he was becoming unelectable. They were correct! Labour lost 500...

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