There is only one form of racism that the GMB opposes – ‘antisemitism’ – in other words it supports Israeli Apartheid

The following article first posted by Tony Greenstein outlined the hypocrtical stance of the GMB leadership over its attitude to racism, and its consistent backing for Labour’s right wing. THERE IS ONLY ONE FORM OF RACISM THAT THE GMB OPPOSES – ‘ANTISEMITISM’ – IN OTHER WORDS ISRAELI APARTHEID  The first time I became aware of…

Cyprus – An occupied island, a freedom fighter, a consociational republic in the eastern Mediterranean

    Andreas Andreou, a historian and freelance journalist from Cyprus, currently based in London, has sent us this fascinating. It emphasises the need to approach the issue of republicanism not merely as the absence of monarchy (although the long arm of the Uk state is still found in Cyprus) but a democratic issue based…

Canada is trying to send indigenous water protestors to prison

The following article by Sam Carliner, first posted by Left Voice (USA),  highlight’s the repressive tile of the ‘liberal’ Canadian government in suppressing indigenous land defenders in British Colombia.  CANADA IS REYING TO SEND INDIGENOUS WATER PROTESTORS TO PRISON On Jan 7, 2019, Indigenous land defenders and protesters squared off with heavily armed RCMP at…

Japan’s latest election brings the country closer to rearmament

The following article by Sam Carliner, written for Left Voice (USA)   shows how the Japanese parliamentary elections in Japan resulted in a victory for politicians who support advancing Japan’s military power and U.S. imperialism’s interests. JAPAN’S LATEST ELECTION BRINGS THE COUNTRY CLOSER TO RE-ARMAMENT  Parliamentary elections in Japan resulted in a victory for politicians who support…

The Highland Park shooting and American fascism now

The following article by Stephen F. Eiesenman outlines the possible lines of development of Fascism in the USA in the aftermath of the Highland Park shootings Illinois. It was first posted by Counterpunch.  THE HIGHLAND PARK SHOOTING AND AMERICAN FASCISM NOW Highland Park Memoirs I heard about it from my daughter, Sarah, in Chicago. “Dad,…

Over 50 migrants found dead in Texas: Biden has blood on his hands

How little has changed in the USA following Biden’s election has been highlighted by the Supreme Court overthrow of the Roe v Wade ruling on abortion rights; and now by the death of more than fifty migrants in Texas. Robert Belano wrote this article for Left Voice (USA).  OVER 50 MIGRANTS FOUND DEAD IN TEXAS:…

Ecuador’s indigenous people are fighting neoliberal austerity in the streets

The following article on the mass protests of indigenous people in  in Ecuador, written by Margarita Valencia was first posted by Left Voice (USA).  ECUADOR’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ARE FIGHTING NEO-LIBERAL AUSTERITY IN THE STREETS Last week, Ecuador’s indigenous movement, mainly from CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador), called for massive protests against a fuel…

British atrocities in Afghanistan

The British government’s record of atrocities in Ireland during The Troubles and in Iraq have now been added to in Afghanistan as  this article by Irfan Chowdury first posted on bella caledonia shows. BRITISH ATROCITIES IN AFGHANISTAN Since Britain withdrew from Afghanistan in 2021, there has been practically no discussion in Britain of the atrocities that…

Historic defeat of the Right in Colombian elections

The centre-left candidate Gustavo Petro has defeated right-wing Rodolfo Hernández in Colombia’s presidential elections. The outcome of the election reflects the people’s hatred of the right, but Petro has little to offer the working classes of Colombia. This article, written by Milton D’Leon,  was first posted by Left Voice (USA).   HISTORIC DEFEAT FOR THE…