How the crushing of the democracy movement paved the way for the restoration of capitalism
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 […]
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 […]
The Bolshevik Revolution inspired the Irish working class to renew their struggle with British imperialism
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
As the union prepares for a new battle, activists need to develop the members' control of the dispute needed to win
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.
Right wing populism can only be defeated by strengthening the independent working class movement
The student campaign raises the issue of students and workers' control over hiring and firing
Labour needs to fight on a programme of restoring public services and local democracy
When working class people defeated an empire
PCS strike is part of a growing movement by low paid workers fighting for a living wage
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.