Mass Farmers’ Strike In India

India has witnessed one of the largest strike movements in global history. This has involved many millions of farmers taking action against Narendra Modi’s Right populist and viciously sectarian government, which is strongly supported by the Tory government, and in particular, Priti Patel. The first article was posted by Women of Colour the day prior…

2020 Was One Of The Deadliest Years For Migrants – And Not Just Because Of Covid

Emancipation & Liberation is posting this article by James Dennis Hoff of  Left Voices USA about the horrific number of migrant deaths in the EU and USA in 2020. On December 24, the bodies of more than 20 Tunisian refugees, including at least four pregnant women, were recovered after their boat sank in the Mediterranean…

Cancel The Rent: A Rising National Rent Strike Movement In Oakland USA Movement Gains Momentum

Tenants and supporters demonstrate in Oakland, calling for cancelling rents during the pandemic. The demonstration was organized by the Associateion of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), tenants unions and other activists. Tenants and supporters demonstrate in Oakland, calling for cancelling rents during the pandemic. The demonstration was organized by the Associateion of Californians for Community…

End The Hostile Environment – Defend Asylum Seekers And Refugees

We are posting this article by Fred Laplat and Mike Picken, first posted by Socialist Resistance, about the Tories post-Brexit attacks on asylum seekers and refugees, harbingers of stepped up attacks on all migrant workers The recently revealed Tory plans to disperse asylum seekers thousands of miles away are another example of the racism of the UK…

EVICTIONS OF MIGRANTS IN DUBLIN DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Thus article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) examines the evictions of nine migrant workers from their homes in Dublin.    EVICTIONS: ROUND TWO OF THE BATTLE AGAINST THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT BEGINS     Nine tenants have been evicted in Berkeley Road Dublin by masked men garbed in black who seized and boarded up the property…

GLASGOW AND READING KILLINGS RAISE MAJOR QUESTIONS ABOUT TREATMENT OF ASYLUM SEEKERS

E&L is posting an article on the attacks and killing in Glasgow and a letter about the killings in Reading. Both address the issues raised by the treatment of asylum seekers. The article written by  Mike Picken (Socialist Resistance, SSP and Renfrewshire RIC) addresses the  stabbing of six people and the police killing of the attacker,…

ITALIAN DOCK WORKERS SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH MIGRANTS

The election of the national populist  and racist Five Stars and Northern League government has led to a surge in state and far right in attacks on migrants in Italy. The following article by Karel Ludenhoff, an Amsterdam-based labour activist, is about the heartening response from Genoa dockworkers to attempts by desperate migrants trying to…

INDICTMENT ON VIOLATIONS WITH IMPUNITY OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEE PEOPLES

The Permanent Peoples Tribunal met in London on the 3-4th November 2018. During the session on the Violation with Impunity of the Human Rights of Migrant and Refugee Peoples the following Indictment was submitted.     INDICTMENT SUBMITTED TO THE PERMANENT PEOPLES’ TRIBUNAL SESSION ON THE VIOLATIONS WITH IMPUNITY OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANT…

FROM BLATCHERISM TO MAYBYNISM

Below is a synopsis of Allan Armstrong’s new pamphlet  The Continuing Shift to the Right in the Transition from Neo-Liberalism to Right Populism https://allanarmstrong831930095.files.wordpress.com/2020/06/right-populism-2.pdf   This is followed by the last two chapters (relettered) which deal with the impact of Right Populism  since the Brexit vote, _______ THE CONTINUING SHIFT TO THE RIGHT IN THE…

WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE IMMIGRATION BILL?

On January 29th members of the Right and the Left of the Labour Party led  by Jeremy Corbyn  allowed Theresa May’s government to get the first stages of the Tory government’s new Immigration Bill through Westminster. This paves the way for a post-Brexit gastarbeiter-type system of controls over worker migration. We are reposting an article…