Independence referendum in Scotland: A vote against austerity

When David Cameron, the UK prime minister, signed the "Edinburgh agreement" on 15 October 2012 to allow a referendum on Scotland’s independence at the request of Alex Salmond,  leader of the SNP and Scotland's  prime minister, he couldn't imagine that the comfortable advantage of two thirds of Scotland's...

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...

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...

ISL Public meeting: End Israel’s military aggression

Solidarity with Palestine One child every hour is dying in Gaza because of the Israeli bombardment from the land, air and sea. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government says they bomb “only military objectives”, but they have created a blood bath by killing children, women and old people and bombing...

Independence referendum: the Scottish people will decide

The national question has arisen arises in many parts of Europe, as in Scotland and in Catalonia, with the deep changes driven by imperialism, taking place as a consequence of the disintegration of the old social structures.  The current world economic crisis, the ending of the welfare state, the...

19 activists arrested in Liverpool for supporting the Homeless

We're publishing a motion by the LOVE activists (Liverpool) who occupied an emptied building of the Bank of England to demand its utilisation to help the homeless people. The motion is going to be presented at the International Meeting of Solidarity and Struggle to be held in the city...

Cambridge: The right to housing, not just Labour promises!

Cambridge has become a den of housing and landlord speculators because the demand for housing is not being met, and there is a lack of affordable social housing. Letting agents feel free to bleed tenants dry with fees and, knowing they are at the mercy of the market, continue...

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...

Anti-austerity feelings make Corbyn leader. But can Labour defeat austerity?

The landslide victory of 59.5 per cent (higher than Tony Blair received in 1994) and the 251,417 votes for Jeremy Corbyn was due to a deep opposition to austerity, Blairite policies and the status quo. It represents a huge mandate to fight the attacks on the working class...

Kicking off in Rio: Meeting in London called by left organizations

A meeting against the injustices of the World Cup: "Kicking off in Rio: popular protest and the politics of the World Cup" which will be held in London on 10 June, is beeing organized by the ISN (International Socialist Network) and North London RS21, with the support of...

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