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Trump’s debt to the Ku Klux Klan

Donald Trump’s political roots, and those of the heavily armed neo-fascist militias taking to the streets to support him, are in the slave-owning Confederacy and the failure of the post-Civil War settlement known as The Reconstruction.

14th September 2020 // 0 Comments

Globally, the pandemic hits women

Food production and distribution, education, health and local transport are sectors in which large numbers of women work. This is the labour that holds societies together. But it is not valued, economically or socially, precisely because it is seen as traditional women’s work.

12th September 2020 // 1 Comment

The wretched poor of Paris

“There are no such things as bad plants or bad men. There are only bad cultivators.”

9th September 2020 // 0 Comments

Witchhunters employ new tactics

It is not at all outlandish to compare Hindutva with Zionism, as long been noted both by supporters and by opponents of the two racist movements.

8th September 2020 // 1 Comment

Resist Attacks on Scottish IKEA Workers

IKEA in Scotland have launched a savage attack on their workers’ rights and conditions in recent days.  This has included sacking union representative, Richie Venton.  [...]

3rd September 2020 // 0 Comments

Ecosocialism: the elephant in the DSA room?

, it attempts to go beyond analysis of what has been achieved, to pointing out how to build a really broad and radical movement that will go much further in the near future – with the clear aim of achieving permanent non-reformist change.

2nd September 2020 // 1 Comment

United Against Tory Brexit

Whatever position left-wingers had on the 2016 referendum, the no-deal Brexit the Johnson government is crashing towards would be a disaster for the working class. Opposition to Tory Brexit must be part of any united movement on the Left.

31st August 2020 // 7 Comments

Why Salvini could become Prime Minister of Italy

The coming unemployment catastrophe could provide fertile recruiting ground for Salvini if there is no organised resistance in the workplaces or communities. Certainly the current government cannot be judged as progressive just because the Lega has been excluded. Its debates focus on which sectors of capital should get the Covid EU money rather than a determined defence of jobs or living standards.

31st August 2020 // 0 Comments

Left unites to defend migrants

We are united by our opposition to home secretary Priti Patel’s militarisation of a humanitarian crisis.

19th August 2020 // 1 Comment

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