The New Year will be a year of major political conflict in Britain – one that could spill out onto the streets. The Brexit crisis could in addition trigger the early onset of a recession, the first signs of which are already appearing in the world economy. A general election may come sooner rather than … Continue reading 2019 – the year of Brexit?
Editorial As we go to press Theresa May is still trying to blackmail both wings of her party by threatening Remainers with a No Deal Brexit and hard line Leavers with No Brexit. The other threat she holds over them is the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street. Meanwhile Corbyn has set his face … Continue reading Labour members are key to stopping Brexit
By Dave Stockton The Tories and the right wing tabloids are back at work after the midwinter break: stoking up racism. Their target is the 200 or so refugees who have crossed the English Channel since November, to claim their internationally recognised right to asylum. Harsh measures by British and French border authorities have made … Continue reading Channel refugees need help not hate
In 1919, having stopped the First World War and overthrown the monarchy, German revolutionaries attempted to spread the Russian socialist revolution to Europe by launching an insurrection in Berlin.
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After the release of three students - step up the campaign to end abductions.
By Yousef Abdul-Fattah and Evie Russell-Cohen, Leeds Palestine Solidarity Group THE DIVESTMENT decision has been hailed as a win for Palestinians and the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement with student groups across the country replicating this campaign. Following an intense BDS campaign launched little over a year ago by the Leeds Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG), … Continue reading Leeds becomes the first UK University to divest from companies complicit with the Israeli military
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
Bolshevism is the model of democracy and unity that won the world's first socialist revolution