Britain and France Refused to Rescue the 27 Migrants Who Drowned in the English Channel
On November 24, 27 migrants drowned in the English Channel while trying to reach Britain from France in an inflatable boat. It turns out that they radioed for help and were left to die. Xenophobic French and British imperialism are their murderers.
Karl NaraDecember 11, 2021
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 ChingoOctober 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 BartalFebruary 12, 2019
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 DrakeFebruary 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 RíosMarch 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 RíosJune 23, 2015