Red Flag issue 14

Huge abstention takes the gloss off Macron’s majority

WITH 32 PER CENT of the votes in the first round of France’s parliamentary elections, Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République en

Donald Trump: with or without EU?

DONALD TRUMP’S first trip abroad as President saw him launch radical changes in US foreign policy from those pursued by his

Arsonist fans flames: Trump’s green light against Qatar and Iran

PRESIDENT DONALD Trump’s 20 May visit to Saudi Arabia, for a summit of the six Gulf Arab states and 49 other Arab and Muslim-majority

A tale of two manifestos

Simon Hannah compares Tony Benn’s 1983 and Jeremy Corbyn’s 2017

Making Labour’s National Education Service fit for purpose

THE UNDERFUNDING of childcare programmes, the privatisation of secondary

Eyewitness: Justice and answers

A resident reports on

Grenfell: Red tape saves lives

THE AFTERMATH of the Grenfell fire exposes the government’s callous contempt for the lives and wellbeing of ordinary

Bittersweet victory?

L.A., from South London explains how members took their confidence into winning campaigns in marginal

Red Kensington beats Tories

A Kensington CLP member explains how victory has been tempered by catastrophe of Grenfell Tower

SNP squeezed: Labour stakes claim to future victories

THE RETURN of two party politics in England was mirrored to a more limited extent in Scotland, with both Labour and the