Red Flag issue 11

Southern Rail: Aslef members back RMT over TUC

The long running dispute at Southern Rail has taken a further dramatic turn after drivers in the Aslef union voted down a deal recommended by their General …

The Bolsheviks and the revolutionary struggle for Women’s Liberation

By Joy Macready The 1917 Bolshevik government advanced a revolutionary programme for women’s rights, struggling to break with the backwardness and prejudice …

Women’s liberation, Islam and anti-Muslim racism

By Martin Suchanek  This article was originally published in Neue Internationale – Frauen Zeitung, the German language magazine of the League for the …

Revolutionary Women: Konkordiya Samoilova

Konkordiya Samoilova was born in 1876 in Irkutsk, Siberia. Her father was an Orthodox priest. Samoilova graduated with a gold medal from the gymnasium and …

The fight for women’s liberation

By Joy Macready Women’s oppression long predates capitalism. Indeed it goes back to the origins of class society. But each succeeding mode of production and …

The working class origins of International Women’s Day

By Joy Macready The struggle for women’s rights exploded towards the end of the 19th Century, as hundreds of thousands of women in the industrialised …

Red Flag issue 11 Editorial: March 2017

IN A time of increasing political instability and tension that has given us Donald Trump and Brexit, it’s reassuring to see one old tradition reasserting …

Israel-Palestine: rhetoric starts to fit reality as illusion of two-state solution recedes

Normally, American Jewish leaders would expect to feel quite positive about a new US President apparently more friendly to Israel than his immediate …

Syriza continues ‘cuts for cash’ policy

By Katie Pelikanou On February 28 representatives from the European Union, European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund arrived in Athens to …

The resistance to Trump can create a new leadership

By Marcus Otono, TN Donald Trump’s presidency has galvanised opposition. But turning resistance into victories will not be easy. Republicans control both …