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...

The UK Economy – to hell in a hand cart!

While Johnson is pretending to throw the “kitchen sink” at the British economy, as with COVID-19 containment and prevention, many in the health, education and other public services say it is too little too late. The “kitchen sink” is meant to save capital not workers. By Peter Windeler Figures show that...

Johnson’s throws sand in workers’ eyes and £2 billion into bosses’ pockets

On Wednesday 8 July, the government of Boris Johnson in the person of Chancellor Sunak Rishi, announced that the government will make available £2bn pounds to mitigate the economic and social crisis caused by the Coronavirus. By Etiandro Costa The government admits the following on the gov.uk website. The global economy...

NHS Student nurses lead the fight for pay and funding

Socialist Voice interviewed Dafydd Jones, a student nurse at Swansea SV. As a mental health student nurse in Swansea you participated in one of many demonstrations on 8 August, how did the event go? The march was around 200 strong, which isn’t bad for Swansea, especially given the current circumstances. Nurses...

The English Slavers and the “Battle of Statues” at Bristol

The images of the statue of slave trader Edward Colston being toppled, defaced and "strangled" by hundreds of protesters, and then thrown into the river on the British port city of Bristol, will be on our minds for a long time. The truth is that something like this is...

Their Symbols and Ours

The impressive wave of protests unleashed by the murder of George Floyd in the United States not only crossed the borders of that country – impacting on a new world reality – but it offers particularly exciting episodes, typical of hot periods of history. By Daniel Sugasti One of those moments occurred...

Join the Marches! Unity in Struggle! Silence is Violence!

“You can’t have capitalism without racism” International Socialist League leaflet After George Floyd’s death and 400 years of a “knee on our neck”, hatred of governments, police and symbols of inequality and oppression has burst out onto the streets. The diversity of the Black-led protests appeared across the world in unprecedented...

Capitalism’s response to COVID-19: Not enough PPE, even less testing, many die

The class nature of pandemics is revealed by the fact that in the Flu Pandemic of 2009 three times as many of the poorest died compared to the richest despite both groups having the same level of infection. Today NHS doctors, nurses, porters, and care workers, bus drivers, construction...

Impasse Continues in Parliament as British Capitalism is Deeply Divided on EU

Workers’ anger increases against austerity while parliament remains paralysed By ISL - IWL-FI section in the UK Uncertainty and instability continue more than three years after the EU referendum took place.  The chaos results from divisions within British capitalism and imperialism over its declining position on a European and world level,...

British people fight back Boris Johnson’s parliament suspension

One million in 24 hours sign against Johnson's parliament suspension! Defend democracy; no parliament shut down! Only mass mobilisations, strikes, and occupations can stop Johnson! Martin Ralph - ISL England The new British Prime Minister, in order to push through a Brexit by the 31 October (which is the EU deadline for the...

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