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Tensions between Paris and London over Fishing Is About Inter-Imperialist Rivalry

In the days leading up to the G20 summit that began today, France threatened the United Kingdom with “reprisals” if it does not issue licenses to French fishing boats. It is a reactionary conflict playing out against the background of growing tensions between the two countries in the wake of Brexit.

Juan Chingo

October 30, 2021

The True Story of “Pride”: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners Were Communists

Their story is known around the world thanks to the film "Pride": 35 years ago, a group of lesbian and gay people in Britain formed a group to support the miners' strike. A founder of the group talks about how the film made them look stupider, but also prettier, than they really were.

Yossi Bartal

February 12, 2019

University Staff Strike Across the UK

Universities across the UK are on strike. What are lecturers, researchers, administrators, computer staffs, librarians and postgraduates fighting for?

Alejandra Ríos

February 23, 2018

Forgetting Grenfell: the Neoliberal Narrative

The Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 was arguably one of the greatest tragedies to befall the British working class this century. Grenfell Tower momentarily stripped capitalism of its disguises, leaving it naked and exposed for the world to see.

Natasha Drake

February 5, 2018

#May19: Europe-wide Anti-racism Day Demonstration

Major mobilisations are taking place in London, Scotland and Wales. Tens of thousands across Europe are predicted to take the streets, saying #RefugeesWelcome, #BlackLivesMatter, No to Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism & Scapegoating Migrants, and #YesToDiversity.

Alejandra Ríos

March 19, 2016

March Against Austerity: It’s time to fight back!

On Saturday June 20, about 250,000 people took part in an anti-austerity demonstration in London, according to the event’s organisers, the People’s Assembly. Marches also took place in Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool and other UK cities.

Alejandra Ríos

June 23, 2015