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...

Highly effective national industrial action fights pension attack

The UCU (University and College Union) first five days of the 14-days escalating programme in the pre-1992 universities have been rock solid! It is the best ever strike of workers with the most pickets, the most of new members joining, the most demonstrations and protests, and with the best...

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...

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...

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...

Fight Tory or Labour attacks on the working class

There are local elections in 32 London boroughs and 119 councils in England on 3 May. Also mayoral ballots in the London boroughs of Hackney, Lewisham, Newham and Tower Hamlets, as well as in Watford and the Sheffield city region. By ISL - UK. These elections provide a great opportunity to...

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...

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...

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...

Fight for Socialism

Imperialist countries and institutions like the International Monetary Fund are waging a world offensive to impose austerity on the working class, leading to wars in Africa and other parts of the world - generated because of imperialist policies. By Matt Prittlewell and Martin Ralph.   The 21st century began with the invasion...

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