Red tape saves lives. The ruling class and the housing companies have continued to strip away our safety in order to line their own pockets. This must change to prevent another Grenfell.
On Sunday, 1 million people marched in protest against a proposed new law which will allow Beijing to extradite anyone from the territory of Hong Kong.
The low horizons of Momentum’s democracy review forces us to ask the question – what is Momentum for?
An indefinite general strike and international solidarity can beat the dictatorship
Labour members should fight for a special conference to win the party to an unequivocal policy of defeating Brexit and fighting for a socialist Europe
We can halt the union’s decline by fighting for members’ control of disputes and strategy
The labour movement needs to act quickly to prevent asset stripping, block the closure, and secure public ownership.
Only a genuine united front against fascism that penetrates every street and every workplace can successfully halt the rise of the far right both in Britain and internationally.
When working class people defeated an empire
Despite the confusion caused by Labour’s fudged Brexit position, internationalist Labour voters should not abandon the party for the Greens or the Lib Dems at the EU Elections.
Tens of thousands of people have mobilised in cities across Germany and Austria in opposition to the “surge” in right-wing populism, nationalism and anti-migrant racism promoted by parties like the Alternative für Deutschland, AfD, and the Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs, FPÖ, just days before the European Parliament elections.
Extinction Rebellion (XR) captured the headlines of the mainstream media and the imagination of millions this Easter, as its activists occupied key tourist locations and major traffic arteries in London for a week or more.
Sudan is in the midst of a truly amazing people’s revolution, in which women are playing a major role, alongside youth, trade unionists, and oppressed national minorities. Among the slogans were “Freedom, Peace and Justice” and “Just Fall”.
May Day has always been a focus for workers around the world and this year it is a contrasting picture all right. With a monstrous racist and misogynist in the White House, and an admirer of fascist junta, Jair Bolsonaro, in the presidential place in Brazil, there are plenty of shadows
On 2 April, six weeks of mass demonstrations, culminating in a general strike, finally forced the resignation of Algeria’s 82 year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The demands raised by the demonstrators have already moved on from the resignation of Bouteflika to the removal of the entire FLN regime.
On 4 May 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications. After pelting its residents with eggs, they broke in, trashed the building and then torched it. This violent, but rather small scale, incident turned out to be one of the key turning points in 20th Century history, in many ways the real beginning of the Chinese Revolution.
The reason for Corbyn and Abbott’s support for wanting to leave the EU is, however, more than a vote-catching calculus or just keeping the party together. They believe that it is a necessary pre-condition for a reforming Labour government.
Every dimension of this election revealed how the rightward, violently chauvinist political realignment in Israeli politics over the last decade has hardened to become the new centre ground.
FBU Executive Council Member Paul Embery claims the working class oppose freedom of movement in the EU. But polling shows this is far from the case.
The Latin American movement against misogynist violence ihas brought millions of women into the streets.
Socialists need to take up the anti-racist and internationalist spirit of the movement and channel it towards socialist solutions
Cohabiting in the Democrats will inevitably lead socialists to compromising with the representatives of capital who lead it
Red Flag condemns Fabian Hamilton’s smears and stands in solidarity with Palestine solidarity activists during Israel Apartheid Week
The terrorist killing of 50 Muslims in New Zealand is the latest horrifying testimony to the rise of violent racism worldwide.
Interview with a member of the Liga Socialista
It is vitally important that we prevent LGBT+ individuals from being forced out of public life by discriminatory policies that seek to invalidate anyone that dares transgress society’s gender norms.
Labour needs to commit to decriminalisation of sex work and a programme to challenge the exploitation of women