Jeremy Corbyn's response to Theresa May’s new plan for Brexit was perceptive enough: “nothing has changed”.
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International Executive Committee AT 3am on the morning of 30 November, Jiand Baloch, a sociology student at Multan University was abducted by security services together with his father Abdul Qayyum Baloch and his ten year old brother, Hasnain Baloch. They are the latest additions to a long list of forced "disappearances" across Pakistan but, in … Continue reading Free Jiand Baloch! Solidarity with Baloch missing persons!
By Chris Close “WE WILL not be led quietly to annihilation by the elites and government… it is not only our right, but our moral duty to bypass the government’s inaction and flagrant dereliction of duty, and to rebel to defend life itself.” So reads the opening proclamation of Extinction Rebellion, the new environmental movement launched … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion Has Opened A New Front In The Fight Against Climate Change
Theresa May faces the complete shipwreck of her Brexit negotiations and the 585 page draft Withdrawal Agreement she brought back from Brussels. Two cabinet ministers, including her second Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, and two junior ministers, have resigned from her government and more could follow. She needs 320 votes but only has 315 after … Continue reading Labour – kick May out but come clean on Brexit
By Pericles da Lima, Liga Socialista IN THE last days of May almost nothing moved in Brazil. Crucial economic links such as motorway junctions, ports, airports and refineries were paralysed by some 500 blockades, each with around 150 trucks. South America's largest port, Santos, near Sao Paolo, was closed, as were several major airports. Schools … Continue reading Brazil: The truck drivers’ uprising
By Dan Jones ONE WEEK after Tommy Robinson was sentenced to 13 months’ prison for contempt of court at Leeds Crown Court, around 400 of his far right supporters staged a rally outside the court, demanding his freedom before descending into the streets. The #FreeTommy protest had all the hallmarks of a far-right demonstration with … Continue reading Fascists march unopposed in Leeds
By Jaqueline Singh WHILE within Fortress Europe right wing agitation and violence against refugees are on the increase, its external borders are increasingly impenetrable. People who flee from hunger, war, violence and exploitation are drowned in the Mediterranean or herded into massive camps on the borders of Greece or Turkey. War zones such as Afghanistan … Continue reading Libya’s silent, deadly suffering
THE 19th CONGRESS of the Chinese Communist Party will open in Beijing on October 18, and is scheduled to last for a week. The business of Congress, which is held every five years, is to review the work of the Party since it last met, to chart its political strategy for the next five years … Continue reading The Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress
“I want to say a word about Royal Mail taking legal action against the will of their own staff, rather than negotiating with them and their union… look at what has happened since privatisation. The company has made £195 million in profits through the sale of assets and closed one in 10 delivery offices, running … Continue reading How should postal workers respond to strike ban?