Red Flag issue 33

Greta Thunberg refuses to name the enemy in the room

THE ANNUAL GATHERING of the global business and political elite formally known as the World Economic Forum met at the Alpine ski resort of Davos from 21 to 24 January. […]

Leigh Nin  ·  29 January 2020

Vote Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour leader

THERE ARE FIVE candidates standing in the contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party, but members are faced with a clear choice between two: Sir Keir […]

Workers Power  ·  28 January 2020

Johnson’s victory, Corbyn’s defeat, and the battles to come

A DECADE OF political crisis, the last half of which saw three general elections, two referendums, and three Tory prime ministers, has ended with Boris Johnson in Number Ten. A […]

Dave Stockton  ·  22 January 2020

Labour Transformed: an opportunity for serious discussion

LABOUR TRANSFORMED is an initiative of a group of activists to form an anticapitalist tendency in the Labour Party. Their inaugural public meeting was held in London just two days […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  21 January 2020

Iranians step up anti-government protests despite bloody crackdown

Rebuilding a mass antiwar movement to end sanctions and withdraw Nato troops from the Middle East is the best way to help the Iranian people's struggle for self-determination

Workers Power  ·  20 January 2020

Statement: Internationalist solidarity with Women’s Democratic Front

THE League for the Fifth International categorically condemns the seven-hour-long illegal detention of the Balochistan president of the Women’s Democratic Front, WDF, Jalila Haider. We express solidarity with WDF comrades […]

Workers Power  ·  20 January 2020

Hands off Iran: US/Nato out of the Middle East!

THE JANUARY 3 drone strike on Baghdad Airport that killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, and responsible for Iran’s operations in Iraq, Syria, […]

Dave Stockton  ·  15 January 2020

France: Government tries to split workers’ united front

ON FRIDAY 10 January, workers across France walked out for the 37th day of strikes and demonstrations against the Macron government’s attempt to raise the retirement age and introduce massive […]

KD Tait  ·  14 January 2020

UNISON members angry as leaders back Starmer

UNISON members were informed by email on 8 January that “UNISON backs Keir Starmer to be next Labour leader”. This decision was made by the Labour Link committee who decide […]

Simon Hannah  ·  13 January 2020

The AWL and ‘regroupment’: programme first

IN THE face of the Tories’ overwhelming parliamentary majority, it is to be hoped that Hegel’s dictum, “victory divides the victors” will quickly be confirmed. At present, however, it is […]

Workers Power  ·  12 January 2020

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