The “People’s Vote” is Britain’s Euromaidan

Saturday saw hundreds of thousands march through London to demand a "people's vote" on the Brexit deal. The march was billed as "demanding a democratic vote on the Brexit deal", but the reality is that this was a march against Brexit, attracting in the main people who had voted remain, sponsored by capitalists and supported … Continue reading The “People’s Vote” is Britain’s Euromaidan

School exclusion creates prisoners, not reformed pupils

The education system in this country is failing our kids – the increasing privatisation which starves schools of resources and teachers is widening the gulf between the most privileged in society and the poorest. These cuts most severely affect the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in society, namely the 4 million children living in poverty, but … Continue reading School exclusion creates prisoners, not reformed pupils

Barbaric Greek austerity: a model for Britain?

The Greek government announced last month the official end of the “support” program of the European Stability Mechanism (EMS). The 10-year-long memorandum has successfully turned Greece into a debt colony, dismantling the state welfare system to the benefit of the EU/IMF bosses and the local dependent bourgeoisie and condemning the Greek working class to misery … Continue reading Barbaric Greek austerity: a model for Britain?

University of London workers strike a blow against the outsourcing racket

The receptionists, porters, postroom workers and security guards whose workplace is the University of London have but one simple request. They want to have the same rights at work as those enjoyed by other UoL workers, including the right to bargain collectively with their de facto employer, the UoL. Yet this modest demand has set … Continue reading University of London workers strike a blow against the outsourcing racket

Score now 3-nil to Whittington Hospital campaigners

Staff and patients at the Whittington Hospital, as well as the broader working-class community in the North London boroughs of Islington and Haringey, are celebrating a third win in their ongoing war of attrition with the hospital board over closures, cuts and privatisation. The Defend the Whittington Hospital Coalition, launched some eight years ago, has … Continue reading Score now 3-nil to Whittington Hospital campaigners

Nato war criminals: hands off Syria!

Well done to everyone who joined us to demonstrate against war in Syria on Friday. Comrades also held demonstrations across the country on Sunday in Brighton, Bristol, Leeds, and Manchester, and are joining many others. Although touted as a "one-off" strike to chide Assad for the fictional chemical attack in Douma, we know it is … Continue reading Nato war criminals: hands off Syria!

No war with Syria! No war with Russia! Anti-war demo 6pm Friday 13 April, Downing St

Join us outside Downing Street, 6pm, Friday 13 April, to show that there is public opposition to the growing bellicose threats of war. Register on Facebook. No war with Syria! No war with Russia! Stand up against war, before it's too late! Britain is playing a dangerous game that could see us plunged into WWIII. … Continue reading No war with Syria! No war with Russia! Anti-war demo 6pm Friday 13 April, Downing St

End privatisation of the DLR!

SUPPORT THE DOCKLANDS STRIKERS! SHAREHOLDERS GET RICHER, BUT WORKERS & PUBLIC SUFFER OUTSOURCING TO BLAME YET AGAIN IN THE CHAOS OF PRIVATISATION The cleaners and security staff working on the Docklands Light Railway are back out on strike again in their continuing battle for fair pay, negotiated rostered hours and an end to numerous workplace … Continue reading End privatisation of the DLR!