Time for international anti-war solidarity with Ukraine

Both Russian and US imperialism are ramping up their challenges to each other.  Russian troops are threatening to invade Ukraine.  The US is continuing its attempts to bring NATO as close to Russian border as possible. Boris Johnson, partly to divert attention from his own problems, has already sent an elite unit of British troops…

Solidarity with the uprising in Kazakhstan

We are republishing this international solidarity statement with the protests in Kazakhstan. It was written by socialist TD Paul Murphy of Ireland. It is followed by a list of internationalist of signatories in support. SOLIDARITY WITH THE THE UPRISING IN KAZAKHSTAN We, socialists, trade unionists, human rights activists, anti-war activists and organisations have watched the…

Desmond Tutu (1931-2021)

The following obituary to Desmond Tutu was first posted by Socialist Democracy (Ireland) DESMOND TUTU (1931-2021) A polite critic of imperialism, a resolute opponent of revolution  Tutu played a vital role in Mandela’s policy of reconciliation The death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu has led to outpourings of grief and commemoration among sections of the South…

EL&SD coverage of Trade Union Struggle

Following earlier collections of our coverage of Ireland, Wales, the EU and Migration, EL& SD is posting our coverage of articles on Trade Union Struggle. The articles highlighted in bold have been written by RCF or RCN members and supporters. EL&SD COVERAGE OF TRADE UNION STRUGGLE 2021 A victory for workers at Glen Dimplex, Portadown…

British Brexit strategy hits the buffers – more chaos ahead

We are posting this article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) on the latest developments in the negotiations between the UK government and the EU following Lord Frost’s departure from the government and as chief  Brexit negotiator.   BRITISH BREXIT STRATEGY HITS THE BUFFERS – MORE CHAOS AHEAD Disagreement with covid strategy is not the reason for…

Open letter from Tony Greenstein to the Guardian after its coverage of Desmond Tutu’s death

We are posting the following open letter to the Guardian from Tony Greenstein, Itv is addressed to Kath Viner, and The Guardian‘s  Zionist gatekeeper, Jonathon Freedland, following the paper’s dedication to Archbishop Desmond Tutu following his death on 26.12.21.    OPEN LETTER FROM TONY GREENSTEIN AFTER ITS COVERAGE OF DESMOND TUTU’S DEATH    Do You…

Mary MacGregor speaks at Brooksbank 124 commemoration in Lochee, Dundee, 18.12.21

The Republican Socialist Platform organised a commemoration for Mary Brooksbank a communist activist, song write and poet on Lochee High Street, Dundee on Saturday, 18th December. Mary MacGregor spoke for the RSP.   MARY BROOKSBANK Mill worker, writer, poet, musician, class fighter, trade unionist, revolutionary!   How wonderful to be holding a commemoration for this…