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
‘We want a hard left that denounces the political caste and fights with workers’
PHOTO: Enfoque Rojo This article was previously published on LINKS International Journal of Socialist Renewal Green Left Weekly’s Federico Fuentes interviewed Del Cano about the situation in Argentina today and the upcoming October presidential elections. Initiated just over four years ago, the Left and Workers Front (FIT) in Argentina has become a key reference point […]
Federico FuentesSeptember 17, 2015
Dow Chemical: reverse the dismissal and reinstate Mauro Vargas
Mauro Vargas was dismissed a week after the national primary elections, in which he ran as a pre-candidate mayor in the Frente de Izquierda’s slate, led by Nicolas del Caño.
Left VoiceSeptember 16, 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
Ford Workers from Brazil on Strike Against Mass Layoffs
Ford Workers in Brazil go on strike against mass layoffs amidst Brazil's economic crisis. The government-led union accepts that workers pay for the crisis, negotiating only how much the workers will be forced to pay.
Esquerda DiárioSeptember 14, 2015
New Mexican Ambassador will Continue the Country’s Subordination to the U.S.
On September 3, Miguel Basáñez Ebergenyi was confirmed as Mexico’s new ambassador in the US, with the blessing of US president Barack Obama. His appointment was proposed by Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto after the position had been vacant for 6 months.
Tania VonkiSeptember 12, 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
Pao e Rosas Conference: The Fury that Turns into Organizing Energy
On August 29, 400 women and LGBT people gathered at the Sao Paulo (Brazil) metro workers’ union building for a conference organized by Bread and Roses (Pao e Rosas), the international socialist women’s organization made up of militants of the Trotskyist Fraction and independents.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 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