Tag: Conservative party

What challenges does Cameron’s war drive face?

The government wants to bomb Syria. We need to understand the problems Cameron faces making that happen so as to oppose the push to...

Right to Strike: Infographic

Download this infographic as a pdf here Join the TUC  lobby of parliament and the day of action against the Trade Union Bill on 2 November Infographic...

Will the NHS survive another winter?

Mark Boothroyd, co-ordinator of the Four-to-One campaign which is calling for the introduction of nurse-to-patient ratios in the NHS, discusses the crisis in the NHS and...

Thousands of junior doctors tell Hunt and the BMA that they...

Big protests by junior doctors are unprecedented. An NHS activist reports from the demo in central London on Saturday against proposed government changes to their contracts. The...

Making live and letting die: “refugees”, “migrants” and Fortress Europe

Chloe Haralambous reports on the refugee and migrant crisis from the Greek island of Lesvos, just a few miles of the Turkish coast. 93,000...

#NotFairNotSafe: Doctors and medical students take to the streets

Medical student Ellie R reports on Monday's demo to protest against proposed junior doctors' contracts that put patients' lives at risk. Photos by Steve Eason.  If...

Not doing a Jay-Z

Jonas Liston is delighted by Jeremy Corbyn's victory. But he's not going to join the Labour Party. Whilst on the one hand today, I became...

Red Portcullis: Straight questions as Corbyn challenges Cameron at PMQs

Red Portcullis reports from inside Westminster on Corbyn's first Prime Ministers Questions as Labour leader I just managed to get squeezed in by one of...

Convoy to Calais part 2

Mitch Mitchell continues his report from the convoy to Calais, bringing food, clothes and solidarity to the migrants camped there.

EU debate: In, out, or shake it all about?

Adam DC puts forward a radical abstentionist point of view in the debate about what position socialists should take about the upcoming referendum on...

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Report: strike day in Paris

Macron may believe he does not need to compromise over his pension reforms. But on the streets of Paris workers have other ideas.

Interview: The formation of the French strike movement

French collective Plateforme d’Enquêtes Militantes explain the strikes in France.
Forest burning

Motion: climate strikes and COP26

rs21 members have produced a model motion to popularise the idea of a climate strike on International Workers' Day, 1 May 2020 and mobilise for the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November.

Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Photos of Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness and Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn and the IRA smears

Claims that Jeremy Corbyn was a supporter or even a member of the IRA were a prominent part of how he was demonised. But there was little discussion of the context for the IRA campaign or the left’s attitude.

What a way to make a living | Minicabbing since 1979

In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Mitch Mitchell reports on his experiences driving minicabs over the decades

France on the march: Macron vs. the unions

The movement against Macron’s pensions reform is at the crossroads,. Public support remains high, but it will have to spread to other basic services and key industries to defeat Macron.

Motion: Solidarity with strikers in France

A show of international solidarity and concrete financial solidarity is vital at this point in the mobilisation where the strike is becoming a significant strain on strikers themselves.

British Steel: workers’ rights disregarded

The return of a Tory MP from Redcar, whose steel plant closed in 2017, is a symptom of a feeling of abandonment in many former industrial communities. Brian Parkin looks at the prospect for resistance in what remains of the British steel industry

Toxic neoliberalism and charity – Australians demand sufficient response to the wildfires

Tens of thousands of Australians demonstrate to demand adequate response to the fires raging across the country.

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Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Anti-Boris demo in Uxbridge

How we fight back

A devastating electoral defeat for Labour brings with it an inevitable battle for interpretation. It also sharply illustrates the need for our side to build power beyond parliament.
25 April 1983

revolutionary reflections | Portugal’s revolution portrayed

Raquel Varela’s new history of the Portuguese revolution is essential reading for revolutionary socialists, argues Brian Parkin.
A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.
Kick Boris Out

The long Conservative decline

Labour still has a long way to go to win this election. But the Tory crisis won't go away either, regardless of who wins on 12 December, argues Duncan Thomas.