No to threats to the right of self-determination of the Scottish people

This is the last Sunday (14/09) of the referendum campaign for the Scottish independence and the polls still indicate an unpredictable result. Three polls were released in the last 24 hours, where they vary from 8-pt YES lead to 8-pt NO lead, dividing the preference of voters. The Observerpoll...

British workers strike on July 10

We support all the striking unions on 10 July: NUT, GMB, Unite, Unison, PCS and FBU. Nearly 2 million public workers, including council staff, school support workers, teachers and civil servants are taking action. ·                    1% is not enough, end the wage cuts ·                    Restore pensions now ·                    Mobilise against austerity Anger...

For a fighting and democratic PCS union

There has been an extraordinary development in the Public and Commercial Services Union, (PCS), where the position of Assistant General Secretary is being contested by two candidates of the same political party and the same union faction, Left Unity (LU). Janice Godrich, the current President and member of the...

After first victory in the Libraries campaign, to call a conference of fighting groups in Liverpool

The motion below was agreed at a meeting of Liverpool Against the Cuts (LATC) on 10 December. LATC is an organisaton that has met more or less every month in Liverpool for about 3 years.  It main aim is to fight austerity and has concentrated on the attacks made...

Free Palestine!

Liverpool has been the scene of weekly demonstrations promoted by university students and young Palestinians or Palestinian descent.  The same scene we can see in the West Bank itself, where young people face heavy weapons from Israel just counting on their strength and endurance, throwing stones with their so...

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...

Save Liverpool Women’s Hospital

To Trade Union branches, Community Organisations, Political Organisations, Campaign Groups June 2016   Dear Sisters and Brothers Save Liverpool Women’s Hospital Campaign is writing to you regarding our concerns about the future of the hospital. We are a group who have come together to protest against the threats of closure. Our demands are: Full public...

Build action against cuts and privatisation

    Following more than a year of struggle by workers and students to stop government and council cuts, the government is pressing ahead with the wholesale decimation of public services. In the last year we have seen the beginnings of huge austerity cuts and privatisation plans for public services because...

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...

The greatest challenge for over 60 years

The RMT (transport) union called a demonstration on 23rd October in London against the 'austerity' cuts and marched to the headquarters of the TUC demanding immediate action from the TUC (national union federation) against the cuts. The march was supported by the FBU (fire-fighters), the NUT (teachers) and...

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