Red Flag issue 28

Tiananmen Square 30 years on

How the crushing of the democracy movement paved the way for the restoration of capitalism

Workers Power  ·  04 June 2019

ANC retains power – but left makes big gains

By Jeremy Dewar In the end it was a comfortable victory for Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC and their allies, the trade union federation COSATU and the South African Communist Party (SACP). With 57.5 per cent of the vote on a historically low turnout of 66 per cent, they kept the swing against them to less than […]

Workers Power  ·  03 June 2019

Donald Trump: The great destabiliser

By Dave Stockton The US President’s State visit comes at a time when Britain’s version of him – Nigel Farage – is basking in the glory of his European elections triumph. Back in 2016, while still campaigning for the presidency, Trump jumped for joy at the Brexit vote and welcomed Farage and Boris Johnson to […]

Workers Power  ·  29 May 2019

Permanent Revolution and Irish Liberation

The Bolshevik Revolution inspired the Irish working class to renew their struggle with British imperialism

Workers Power  ·  28 May 2019

EU elections show time for Brexit compromise is over

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

Workers Power  ·  27 May 2019

PCS Conference: New pay ballot requires rank and file organisation to win

We can halt the union's decline by fighting for members' control of disputes and strategy

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2019

Royal Mail bins union agreement

As the union prepares for a new battle, activists need to develop the members' control of the dispute needed to win

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2019

British Steel: Nationalisation under workers’ control

The labour movement needs to act quickly to prevent asset stripping, block the closure, and secure public ownership.

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2019

Despite Tommy Robinson’s defeat, the far right remains a threat

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.

Workers Power  ·  25 May 2019

Nigel Farage and the threat of racist populism

Right wing populism can only be defeated by strengthening the independent working class movement

Workers Power  ·  25 May 2019

SOAS students protest racist lecturer

The student campaign raises the issue of students and workers' control over hiring and firing

Workers Power  ·  25 May 2019

Local elections Labour stagnates and Tories slump

Labour needs to fight on a programme of restoring public services and local democracy

Workers Power  ·  25 May 2019

The Limerick Soviet: Another revolution was possible

When working class people defeated an empire

Workers Power  ·  24 May 2019

BEIS cleaners strike for the living wage

PCS strike is part of a growing movement by low paid workers fighting for a living wage

Urte March  ·  24 May 2019

EU elections: why Anti-Brexit Socialists should still vote Labour

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.

Workers Power  ·  22 May 2019

‘No to Nationalism’ rallies in Germany and Austria before EU vote

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.

Workers Power  ·  22 May 2019

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