Red Flag issue 34

IWD 2020: Build a socialist women’s movement

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020 comes at a time of widespread mobilisations of women against rape, sexual harassment and violence in the home and on the streets. The tsunami of women speaking out against their abusers, inspired by the #MeToo campaign, exposed the pervasiveness of outrageous sexism in every area of life. Sexist behaviour is not […]

Workers Power  ·  08 March 2020

CWU: Vote Yes and prepare to fight

What we do now will determine whether we have jobs and a postal service in the future – vote yes and prepare for the fight of our lives.

A CWU Rep  ·  03 March 2020

Feminism for the 99%? Social reproduction and the socialist revolution

Urte March reviews Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto by Cinzia Aruzza, et al

Urte March  ·  03 March 2020

Iraq: al-Sadr prepares the counter-revolution

IRAQ’S REVOLUTIONARY DEMOCRATIC protest movement, which started on October 1, 2019, is facing its biggest test yet, as interim Prime Minister Mohammad Allawi is set to announce his government, designed to end the uprising. High school and university students have led the movement with a wave of strikes, which threatened to lead to cancelling the […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  01 March 2020

Northern Ireland: Healthworkers battle on

ON 18 DECEMBER over 20,000 Northern Ireland health workers from four unions, RCN, Unison, NIPSA and Unite were involved in strike action in pursuit of pay parity and improved staffing levels. This was the first strike ever mounted by the Royal College of Nursing. In the new year this was followed up with further strikes […]

Bernie McAdam  ·  01 March 2020

Why socialists oppose the Tories’ new immigration system

Trade unions and Labour MPs should oppose this attack on workers and fight for the progressive policy passed at conference

Dave Brody  ·  01 March 2020

The ‘Deal of the century’ means the annexation of Palestine

Donald Trump's 'deal' is a flagrant breach of international law and the national rights of the Palestinians

Marcel Rajecky  ·  01 March 2020

Harvey Weinstein’s conviction is a symbolic victory for #MeToo

Harvey Weinstein would never have seen the inside of a courtroom without the rebirth of a movement against sexual harassment and rape

Rebecca Anderson  ·  29 February 2020

Vote RLB – and make labour a party that fights

Defeating the right wing candidates is key to dragging Labour into real opposition to the Tories

Jeremy Dewar  ·  21 February 2020

UCU strike: solidarity and rank and file control key to victory

Lectures and higher education workers are starting 14 days of strike action to defend pensions, pay and working conditions

KD Tait  ·  20 February 2020

Why we shouldn’t be surprised the Tories hired a eugenicist

The pseudo-science of eugenics is making a comeback internationally

Tom Sherwood  ·  20 February 2020

The Sinn Fein Surge: voters revolt against austerity

A socialist analysis of Sinn Fein's electoral upset

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  16 February 2020

Labour leadership contest: defend women’s right to choose

Urte March responds to Rebecca Long-Bailey's comments on abortion and religious education.

Urte March  ·  31 January 2020

Board of Deputies lays anti-Palestinian trap

All five leadership candidates have continued Corbyn's capitulation to the Zionist witch-hunt

Marcel Rajecky  ·  31 January 2020

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