Kill the bill! Not us! Tory ‘democracy’ defends statues, not women or the right to protest.

The government has introduced the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to Parliament, and its second reading was rushed through. Because of widespread protests, the third and final reading has been delayed until after Easter. Delayed but not scrapped. By Martin Ralph – International Socialist League (UK) The bill gives more...

Sarah Everard Murdered: Reclaim Our Streets!

Just days after 8th March, and the sexism and misogyny that define our society has shown itself in the most extreme of cases. The murder of Sarah Everard has sickened the country, and the talk that is dominating the streets, social media and mainstream media has shifted to the...

Britain: Emergency Programme to defeat COVID

No return to work without full safety measures Against the economic crisis The ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic have laid bare the fault lines that run through British society. Over 4 million people have tested positive, and over 120,000 people have died with the highest death rates amongst frontline workers, black,...

The meaning of the current demonstrations against Putin

Russia is engulfed in new demonstrations against Vladimir Putin’s government. Demonstrations with a democratic content, against the arrest of an opposition leader, Alexey Navalny and against corruption. The fact that they have spread to the interior of the country, to less privileged regions than the capital Moscow, reflects elements...

The struggle for health in France

Interview by Martin Ralph - International Socialist League A French health worker answers questions about their struggle and in doing so shows the European struggle for public health is a central question for all countries in Europe, against health cuts, privatisation, and capitalism. We also take the opportunity to express our...

The year of living dangerously

Te third year nursing student Dafydd Jones reflects on the campaign for pay and conditions in the NHS during the hardest year for healthcare workers in living memory. By International Socialist League - Britain How did NHS workers’ struggle advance in 2020 over wages, funding for services, etc.? 2020 is of course...

Cyprus: The Past and Today of the Endless Story

The "endless story" continues! Elections were held in North Cyprus. Ersin Tatar, the right-wing UBP candidate supported by the palace regime had won with 51.47% and with a difference of 4500 votes. by Hakkı Yükselen / Kırmızı Gazete   22.10.2020 Tatar, in his speech after the elections, firstly thanked Turkey’s President Erdogan...

Fight Racism Where Ever It Is: BLACK LIVES MATTER

Keelie was one of the organisers of a Sandbach BLM event in late August and her speech she said, the past couple of months have been a rollercoaster of emotions and the actions of some have proved our point as to why we need to start an anti-racism campaign...

A Useful War for All Oppressors in South Caucasus

The current conflict in Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan is dealt with by many as an “ever-conflicting Caucasians’ stuff”. Nothing is more distant from reality. There is no way to address the reality of any conflict in the Caucasus out of the historical framework of centuries-old oppression by neighboring powers. By Kirmizi...

The Catholic Church Does Not Have the Right To Be the “Voice of the Poor”

Recently, the Pope made statements in which he denounced that the coronavirus pandemic aggravated the "social inequalities" characteristic of the current economy. What is the objective of this denunciation? By: Alejandro Iturbe    Sept/05/2020 Translation: Corriente Obrera Lit-ci U.S. In a speech broadcast from the Vatican, which had worldwide exposure, Jorge Bergoglio...

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