Workers Power issue 397

Healthworkers: vote ‘yes’ and prepare to fight

Joint strike committees should mobilise across all unions for a big yes vote, and demand escalating action to win

KD Tait  ·  12 October 2022

10 years of Rojava: achievements and aberrations

IN JULY 2012, Kurdish armed forces took political control in the regions of KobanĂȘ, Afrin and al-Hasakah in northern Syria. The transfer of power from the Syrian regime to the Kurdish organisations began during the Syrian Revolution of 2011. By July 2012, the regime had lost control of Homs, its third-largest city. On July 18, […]

Workers Power  ·  12 October 2022

South Asian solidarity needed to oppose spread of Hindu nationalism

Hindu nationalism is promoting anti-Muslim hatred

Bernie McAdam  ·  09 October 2022

Don’t wait for the Tories to lose it!

Editorial October 2022, No. 397

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2022

Putin gambles on mobilisation to reverse setbacks in Ukraine

Conscription order has prompted hundreds of thousands to flee the country

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2022

Brazil: First-round elections leave Lula in right-wing straitjacket

Far right control of senate and parliament will hobble Lula's presidency if he wins

Workers Power  ·  07 October 2022

How imperialism hinders Pakistan flood relief

The flooding in Pakistan is not simply a 'natural' disaster.

Workers Power  ·  05 October 2022

Where next for Enough Is Enough?

If the national campaigns won't unite, we need to build unity from below

Workers Power  ·  02 October 2022

Southampton dockers defy anti-union laws in solidarity with Liverpool strike

By Dave Stockton Dockers in Southampton have refused to unload containers diverted from Liverpool, in defiance of shipping companies and government ministers attempts to undermine the Liverpool strike. This act of solidarity shows both the possibility and necessity of defying the anti-union laws, which outlaw secondary action and allow bosses to divert work to non-striking […]

Dave Stockton  ·  01 October 2022

Parliamentary elections in Italy: Shift to the right in the midst of instability

By Azim Parker As expected, Giorgia Meloni and her ultra-reactionary Fratelli d’Italia party emerged victorious in the September 25 election. She will therefore be at the head of the next government. The Fratelli d’Italia, whose members still refer positively to Mussolini’s fascism, received 26% of the vote (up 21.6% on 2018). The entire right-wing bloc, […]

Leigh Nin  ·  29 September 2022

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