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Brexit: stay in the EU or build a path out for workers?

Brexit (Britain Exit) is the idiom for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. It became the center of political debate in Europe after the June 23rd, 2016 referendum, called by David Cameron, in which voters had to answer if the UK should stay in or leave the EU....

Students strike as capitalism destroys our future Unify all our struggles

A reported 1.5 million students from schools, colleges and universities have taken to the streets across the world (#SchoolStrike4Climate) in 2083 places and 125 countries on all continents. More mobilisations are planned. By Martin Ralph Students recognise that the world is being destroyed by climate change and pollution, while workers see...

Interview with Yellow Vest Activist: Macron Out!

Socialist Voice (SV) interviewed Philippe who is a teacher and trade unionist (a member of Sud Education and the Solidaires union central), an active member of the yellow vest struggle in France. By ISL - Britain SV: The yellow vest struggle started on 17 November 2018, with a huge outburst of anger...

Theresa must go now

TUC don't flee from your duty, organise a general strike! For student and workers’ assemblies to decide a workers way out from the EU! Unite our strikes against the bosses and government! For a workers and socialist exit from the EU! By ISL – International Socialist League Theresa May is Prime Minister in name...

May loses her Brexit vote as the abyss deepens for workers

Co-ordinate strikes against the bosses and government! Demand the TUC call a general strike to finish the government! End the EU with workers struggle and international solidarity! By Martin Ralph Theresa May’s Brexit deal was defeated in the British parliament on 15 January by 432 to 202 votes. This is an historic defeat, the...

Ban the ‘cure’! LGBTQIA+ people are not sick! Capitalism is the illness!

Stockport Alliance For Equality (SAFE) launched its campaign demanding a ban on the so-called the LGBT ‘cure’ in this country, at Stockport Pride in July 2018. Ashley Walker The ‘cure’ ideology (also known as reparative therapy, conversion therapy or the gay ‘cure’), is an archaic remnant from when LGBTQIA+ people were...

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...

Tying Labour to the Banks

Jeremy Corbyn is acting like a man on tigh trope balancing between the contending forces of the right and the left wings of the Labour Party. The advance Labour made in the first two years of Corbyn’s election is waning. ISL statement.   No one talks about rising membership anymore and the...

Farewell comrade John Leather, friend and fighter for his class

So sad the loss of a great friend and comrade, I lost count of the rallies, demonstrations, and marches that we went on. John was one of the most genuine and generous men I have met, he had time for everyone and was a true internationalist. Even with a...

Women gain the right to choose as Ireland overwhelmingly votes ‘yes’

The vote for the right to choose is a great victory in Ireland as 66.4 percent (1,429,981 to 723,632) voted ‘yes’ in a high turnout. Amongst 18 to 24 years old 87 percent voted for ‘yes’. Only one rural area, Donegal, voted ‘no’. By International Socialist League.   Voters were asked if...

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