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London and Brighton: Just Two Pieces of a Growing National Resistance

Since a wildcat strike in London last summer, food delivery company Deliveroo have been facing a growing national resistance amongst riders who are deliberately misclassified as ‘independent contractors’ in an act of legal contortionism that typifies work in the so called ‘gig economy.’ In February, Brighton Deliveroo riders followed...

May’s snap election for Brexit: Support left anti-austerity candidates fighting all cuts

On 18 April, Theresa May called a snap election for 8 June. The decision was not based on confidence in the economy or Brexit, but following a massive Tory lead in the polls at the weekend showing that the Conservatives led by more than 20 points. International Socialist League Statement.   May...

Shareholders profit or public safety: Support RMT campaign Keep Guards on Trains

  No wonder the public is supporting the RMT strike to keep Guards on trains. Across the country let’s continue to show the bosses, media and government the population supports the strikes of Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North. The rail companies by removing guards on trains will make traveling more...

For a Socialist Needs Budget

Many activists, including a majority of 640,000 Labour Party members, were hopeful that Jeremy Corbyn would take “decisive socialist measures” in defence of the working class in 2017. By International Socialist League - UK.   However, under Corbyn’s leadership, as in 2016, the right-wing have maintained their control. For example, at the...

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...

For a world ‘rigged’ in favour of the worlds’ 99%

4.8 million activists and workers across the world took to the streets to express opposition to Trump and his racist attack against Muslims and immigrants, and his sexist, homophobic, Islamophobic, and xenophobic attitudes and policies. By International Socialist League - UK.   Immediately upon entering presidential office, Trump proceeded in haste...

OSAC: Standing In The Mayoral Election

Standing In The Mayoral Election (if we raise enough money). End Austerity Old Swan Against Cuts 2017 Programme for Mayor Old Swan Against the Cuts End Austerity achieved 12% of the vote in the local election in May 2016. We intend to stand in the combined authorities mayoral election. But,...

Why I will no longer write for the Morning Star

I wear my socialism on my sleeves and will never shy away from that. Every Political Compass test has me basically nailed down as a ‘hard left’ person. The things I believe in, radical to some, sensible to others define my sense of socialism: fair wages, fair taxes, strong...

Save the women’s hospital: Build the resistance, save the NHS

The Tories aim to kill off the NHS once and for all by privatizing its vital organs. NHS Property Services Ltd (PropCo) was launched in April 2013. They now own £3 billion of NHS land and buildings. PropCo is responsible for sales to property developers, which means large swathes of...

Can Labour become a socialist party?

Peter Taaffe, leader of the Socialist Party, recently expressed  their thinking on Jeremy Corbyn and whether or not the Labour Party can be become a workers, anti-austerity and socialist party. By Martin Ralph.   The first thing to point out is that SP theory on the Labour Party fluctuates depending on their...

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