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.
Ezra BrainSeptember 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
No ‘Jubilee’ for Workers: UK Organizes Multimillion-Dollar Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth
While the working class struggles with soaring costs of living and rising poverty, the UK is spending over $35 million on Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. It’s time to abolish the monarchy.
Otto ForsJune 3, 2022
England’s “Live with Covid” Approach Means More Working-Class Deaths
On Monday, UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced the end of many coronavirus mitigation measures and reduction in free testing. The working class should be able to decide when it’s safe to roll back prevention measures and how to do so.
K.S. MehtaFebruary 23, 2022
Barbados Becomes a Republic
On Tuesday, Barbados dropped Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. This was a result of the accelerated unrest after last year’s anti-racist and anti-colonial demonstrations around the world sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Another factor was the United Kingdom’s ongoing mistreatment of West Indian migrants.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 2, 2021
Diplomatic Crisis in Britain and France: Xenophobia and Reactionary One-Upmanship
Three days after the tragedy that cost the lives of 27 migrants in the English Channel, the war of words between France and Britain resumed in earnest after the French disinvited the British from a meeting to discuss the migrant crisis.
Nathan ErderofNovember 27, 2021