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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...

Build Rank and File Organisations

There has been something of a political earthquake within the PCS Union. On 9 May, with the close of the union’s Assistant General Secretary (AGS) and National Executive Committee (NEC) elections, it was announced that John Moloney had won the AGS race. The incumbent, Socialist Party (SP) member Chris...

Climate Change Crisis. 24 Hour 20S General Strike!

Socialism or Environmental Catastrophe: The struggle against climate change must unite with the workers’ struggle against capitalism. Build the 20S general strike of young people and workers against climate change, austerity, and capitalism! By Martin Ralph – International Socialist League – UK Climate change is a reality. This July was the...

Book Review: This Is Not A Drill. Is Green Capitalism Possible?

We applaud the mass actions that many young people and activists are taking against the planet’s ecosystem destruction. By Martin Ralph – International Socialist League - UK Extinction Rebellion (XR) is one such group. It has grown into an international movement, which says as others, “The Government must tell the truth...

National Unity and Popular Fronts Attack Workers

The ‘broad church’ and the Popular Front The kind of adulation that arose at the beginning of Corbyn’s reformist leadership is weaker than it once was, his refusal to break from the party establishment, for fear of losing his ‘electorability’ has shown his weakness. If he is too scared to...

Committee for a Workers International (CWI) Breaks Apart

In order for the main leader, Peter Taaffe, to keep control of the CWI International he decided to carry through a split of the CWI on 21 July 2019, at the Socialist party congress and then created a new International the following day! By International Socialist League   The differences emerged in...

Johnson and his cabinet – the blood-letting begins

There was rapid political bloodletting to create a new government for a Tory Brexit on 31 October, in order to fight European imperialism with the methods of British imperialism and to prepare for a Trump style onslaught on workers, immigrants and women. By Martin Ralph – ISL - Britain Only hard...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

Some Remarks On The Dispute Inside CWI

Recently, several Members’ Bulletins by the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) were released on several websites, including one of the bourgeois press, the Irish Times. By Marcos Margarido The CWI's historic leadership, represented by Peter Taaffe, launched a faction in defence of its stance against some policies adopted by its...

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