Understanding the role of imperialism behind Europe’s migratory tragedies
In 2015, more than 340,000 undocumented immigrants arrived in Europe. In the same period, more than 2,600 people died in the Mediterranean, and hundreds suffocated in truck containers, as occurred in Austria recently.
André AugustoSeptember 22, 2015
Trotsky Day in Berlin: workshops and a panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky
"Trotsky Day", a public event on October 17 in Berlin, will bring together fighters from the workers' and youth movements, activists from different political tendencies and historians and academics. We reproduce the invitation from the Revolutionary Internationalist Organization (RIO), German section of the FT-CI.
Nathaniel FlakinSeptember 17, 2015
Corbyn storms to victory on anti-austerity ticket
On September 12 left-wing Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour Party with 59.5% of the vote. This remarkable landslide victory is a clear sign of resistance to the cuts, austerity, racism and war pursued by successive British governments. It is also a humiliating defeat for the centre and the right wing of the Labour Party.
Alejandra RíosSeptember 15, 2015
Demo: Refugees are welcome here!
On September 12 more than 100,000 people marched in London in support of refugees. Tens of thousands took part in similar protests in Belfast, Brighton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, Manchester and other cities and towns across the UK.
Alejandra RíosSeptember 14, 2015
And now, we’re going to bomb Syria to solve the “migrant problem” ?
During his sixth press conference at the Elysee, Francois Hollande has just formalized what was being said in ministerial corridors for several days. Starting today, French reconnaissance aircrafts will fly over the Syrian territory and raids could begin as soon as possible. France will for the time being coordinate "its efforts” with the anti-Daech international coalition – to bomb not only the positions of the Islamic State in Iraq, but also, from now on, Syria. A response to the flow of refugees by tackling the “root causes”, or the officialization of a new imperialist disaster, already announced?
Jean-Patrick ClechSeptember 11, 2015
It is not enough to cry for you Aylan
Roberto Amador is a metal-mechanical worker and takes part in the combative rank-and-file unionism and opposition against the SMATA union bureaucracy. He was fired by Gestamp automobile company and is now in ongoing hearings for his reinstatement.
Roberto AmadorSeptember 10, 2015
International Solidarity against Xenophobia in Europe
In recent weeks the “refugee crisis” has become a profound social and political crisis in Europe. The images of tens of thousands of people trying to cross the European borders through the Balkans, Greece, or over the Mediterranean, with thousands of dead, show the severity of this capitalist barbarism. We present a joint statement by the Courant Communiste Révolutionnaire (CCR, France), Clase contra Clase (Spanish State) and Revolutionäre Internationalistische Organisation (RIO, Germany).
Left VoiceSeptember 8, 2015
‘I think that the dilemma of ‘reform or revolution?’ is still valid’
Left Voice interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the current situation in Greece following the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the recent formation of Popular Unity. Kostas spoke to us in a personal capacity.
Alejandra RíosAugust 26, 2015