The Republican wave crashes on the rocks of voter rejection

The following article, written by Ezra Brain, and first posted on Left Voice (USA) analyses the outcome of the mid-term elections and associated referenda in the USA. THE REPUBLICAN WAVE CRASHES ON THE ROCKS OF VOTER REJECTION In a contradictory result, voters have rejected the Republican hopes of a “red wave,” instead choosing to protect…

Labor Notes 2022 – which way forward for the movement?

The following article was first posted by Left Voice (US) in the run-up to the very well-attended Labor Notes conference held in Chicago in Chicago in June. Although specific to the situation of rising working class struggle in the USA, it makes many points which apply to the UK. with strong parallels between the role…

The NRA exists to keep profits booming and guns in the hands of the state and right wing

The following article, written by Ezra Bain, addressing the right wing nature of the National Rifle Association, was posted by Left Voice (USA) in the aftermath of the shooting of 19 children and 2 adults in Uvalde, Texas and 10 adults by a white supremacist in Buffalo, New York . THE NRA EXISTS RO KEEP…

Hands off the British Virgin Islands

The following article on the ousting of John Fahie as premier of the British Virgin Islands was first posted by the Ecosocialist Alliance.  HANDS OFF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS The British Governor of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) – one John Rankin — selected a British Judge — one Justice Gary Hickinbottom–to constitute the sole…

Macron, the ‘President of the Rich,’ reelected in France amid record abstention

The following article by Damien Bernard was posted by Left Voice (USA). Emmanuel Macron has won a second term as president of France in an election marked by record abstention. As he prepares to continue his war against French social gains, the Far Right is consolidating its base in opposition to the failures of Macronism.…

People of Belize reject Will and Kate – Jamaica’s about to do the same

The UK state charm offensive headed by the royals Will and Kate has not started well. This article by Eliza Egret was first posted by The Canary.   PEOPLE OF BELIZE REJECT WILL AND KATE – JAMAICA’S ABOUT TO DO THE SAME As William and Kate embark on a charm offensive tour of the Caribbean,…

Remembering ‘Comrade Sak’

Pryamvada Gopal write this article for Tribune, on Shapurji Saklavatka, the first MP of colour elected on a Labour ticket.  He turned his parliamentary seat into a vehicle to fight both capitalism and imperialism.  The article is excerpted from Insurgent Empire – Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent  published by Verso. REMEMBERING ‘COMRADE SAK’ On 17 June 1927…