Red Flag issue 35

How the pandemic hits women hardest

By Jaqueline Katherina Singh Internationally, women make up 70 percent of the staff in social and care professions. According to the German Institute for Economic Research, the proportion of women in the so-called systemically important occupational groups in Germany is just under 75 percent. In this article, we want to give an overview of how […]

Workers Power  ·  25 August 2020

Where next after Momentum elections?

By Urte March In the recent elections for Momentum’s national leadership, Red Flag stood three candidates as part of the Anticapitalist Platform. Our aim was to put forward an alternative programme: turn to the class struggle as the basis for rebuilding a mass movement capable of organising a socialist solution to the capitalist crises engulfing […]

Workers Power  ·  01 August 2020

Editorial | Red Flag Issue 35

By KD Tait Coronavirus has reshaped the boundaries of the possible. The unprecedented level of state intervention into whole areas of economic and personal life has exposed the lie that the government – or the state – can’t do anything about capitalism’s disasters. By the time you read this issue, the Tory government will have […]

Workers Power  ·  01 August 2020

Huawei: Taking back control?

By Peter Main Donald Trump’s boast of his role in the UK decision not to use Huawei equipment for 5G – “I did it myself for the most part … I told many countries that, if they want to do business with us, they can’t use it” – throws a clear light on the realities […]

Workers Power  ·  01 August 2020

Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay: The Fight to Stop the Poll Tax

Bernie McAdam reviews Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Fight to Stop the Poll Tax by Simon Hannah

Workers Power  ·  29 July 2020

USA: Trump toys with a Police State

Donald Trump has been trialling a presidential coup d’etat.

Dave Stockton  ·  22 July 2020

Solidarity with Baloch students!

By Beberg Baloch This statement has been published in solidarity with the Baloch Students Organisation. Balochistan has witnessed mass upheavals throughout the province after what has become known as the Dannuk Incident. Angry but peaceful crowds chanted slogans against the oppressive regime and their hired death squads, which have been involved in murders of common […]

Workers Power  ·  20 July 2020

Israel’s annexation policy: For the socialist one-state solution!

Annexation and the struggle for Palestinain liberation

Workers Power  ·  15 July 2020

Nationalise Royal Mail, defend the USO!

Royal Mail is in the red - our answer must be renationalisation

Pete Thompson  ·  14 July 2020

The great jobs massacre has begun

As unemployment rockets, union rank & file and unemployed must launch fightback.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 July 2020

Union makes concessions as talks begin with Royal Mail

The answer to a Royal Mail in the red is renationalisation not cuts

A CWU Rep  ·  14 July 2020

Tower Hamlets Labour declares war on council workers

The Unison branch at Tower Hamlets Council organised a solid three day strike against the unilateral mass sacking of the entire work force.

Simon Hannah  ·  09 July 2020

Hong Kong: Down with the National Security Law

International Secretariat of the League for the Fifth International On July 1, Beijing’s National Security Law (NSL) was imposed on Hong Kong. It extends the laws against “sedition, conspiracy and collusion with foreign powers” that already operate within “mainland” China to Hong Kong. The law also means that the internal “security” agencies will now operate […]

Workers Power  ·  08 July 2020

Is the Party Over?

A disorderly retreat... or stay and fight?

Tim Nailsea  ·  05 July 2020

The murder of George Floyd and the uprising against police racism

By Martin Suchanek and Jaqueline Katharina Singh George Floyd was murdered in a brutal and cowardly fashion by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on a public street in front of bystanders on the morning of May 25th. One of them videoed the whole event and now millions worldwide have seen it. It has triggered weeks […]

Workers Power  ·  25 June 2020

Resist the Tories’ attack on Trans Rights!

The entire Labour and trade union movement must organise to resist the Tories’ attack on existing, inadequate, rights and fight to extend trans rights to include self-ID.

Rob Schofield  ·  16 June 2020

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