Sink the Floating Migrant Prisons, Let Them All In
In the race to the bottom regarding anti-migrant policies sweeping Europe, the British government has reached a new low. More than 500 migrants will be locked up in a floating prison on the open sea while they wait for their cases to be processed.
Nathan ErderofAugust 6, 2023
Great Britain: “The Current Strikes Represent a Moment of Awakening, a New Working Class Is Being Born”
On February 1, the United Kingdom was rocked by the largest strike in decades, part of a much longer strike wave that has brought workers into the streets for months. Labor specialist Professor Satnam Virdee explains the significance of these strikes and the prospects of a working class comeback.
Josefina L. MartínezFebruary 10, 2023
British ‘Mega Strike’: Half a Million Workers Bring UK to a Halt and Protest Government
Over half a million workers in the UK went on strike on February 1 to protest the Conservative government and demand higher wages.
Diego SacchiFebruary 2, 2023
Rishi Sunak: Banker to the Rescue of a Declining Empire
The United Kingdom has appointed its third prime minister in just two months, and the Conservative Party establishment seems to have regained control.
Claudia CinattiOctober 26, 2022
Crisis in the UK Regime: From a Summer to a Winter of Discontent?
Facing deep political and economic turmoil, Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned after just 45 days in office. This new crisis comes as workers across the UK are preparing for a new wave of strikes against the rising cost of living.
Sou MiOctober 23, 2022
Britain in Strike Fever after Queen’s State Funeral
After the state funeral of Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom, several sectors are preparing to strike on October 1. The coming workers’ struggles and the fight against the anti-union laws will be a key moment of class struggle in Britain.
Dan KedemSeptember 27, 2022
King Charles III Assumes the Throne by Firing over 100 Workers
King Charles III began his reign by announcing the firing of 100 workers from his previous residence. This comes amid complaints that people have been arrested for demonstrating against the monarchy.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 19, 2022
Thatcherite Liz Truss Is Sworn in as UK Prime Minister
Amid an economic and political crisis, Conservative Liz Truss became the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Tuesday.
Sybil DavisSeptember 7, 2022
British Postal Workers Reject Below-Inflation Contract Offer and Announce Upcoming Strike
The union representing postal workers in Britain has announced four days of strikes in the coming weeks — the first such labor action since 2009.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 11, 2022
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Fall Highlights British Imperialism’s Political Crisis
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has stepped down after mounting crises and many prominent Conservative resignations. His fall reveals the deep political crises facing British imperialism.
Claudia CinattiJuly 8, 2022