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...

UCU strike for pensions on March 8

USS is the tip of the iceberg - Our pensions system is a hot mess This week, university staff have been on strike against devastating changes to their pensions, braving the freezing weather to stand on picket lines waving placards with brilliantly dweeby slogans (personal faves: “Geertz ya dirty hands...

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...

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...

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...

Workers Must Fight Back Johnson’s Freedom Day  – Mass Infection is not an Option!

England will be the first country to roll back mandatory safety measures that give protection against Covid-19, by PM Boris Johnson. Scientists and doctors condemn it, as a third wave of the pandemic is rapidly spreading across England. Every disaster film begins with the most informed and socially conscious...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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