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A protest organised by Kurdish socialists, Downing Street, Friday 22 August from 6pm.
Morning Star reporter questions union's domestic violence procedure and is threatened with sack.
Fighting in south-east of Ukraine continues.
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Local government workers will strike over pay, health workers to ballot.
The US has restarted military action in Iraq, bombing the Sunni ultra-Islamist movement ISIS.
Labour movement campaign supporting workers in the West Bank.
Two labour-movement resolutions condemning Israel's bombing of Gaza, and calling for working-class solidarity and a just, two-states settlement to the conflict.
Report of far-right rally in Moscow
What Israel is doing to the Palestinians now is a political, moral, and military obscenity!
With many Gaza protests aiming their anger at the BBC, is the BBC biased? Is it more biased than other news sources?
Latest news from Israel-Palestine

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Battle of Ideas

We have written to Workers' Power asking to debate our political differences
V&A exhibition of objects which have contributed to social change.
Tom Cashman was a life-long socialist and militant trade unionist with a long connection to Workers' Liberty.
Yemisi Ilesanmi is a Nigerian campaigner for LGBT rights and author of the book Freedom to Love for All: Homosexuality is not un-African.
Peter Kropotkin's classic appeal to educated young people to join the working-class movement rather than pursue a bourgeois career.
What we say about the Scottish independence issue.
Text of the speech by Natalia Sedova Trotsky recorded in Mexico City and broadcast to Russia via Radio Liberation
Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR
It has been confirmed that there will be a referendum on Scottish independence in 2014. What should socialists say?
As we were saying, in Socialist Organiser in 1991
The difference between criticising Israel and supporting the Palestinian demand for their own state, and backing Arab nationalist or Islamist demands for the destruction and abolition of Israel, must be kept clear amidst the present outrage against Israel. This 1992 article, from the French Trotskyist journal 'Critique Communiste' discusses the issues.
The First World War and the Irish workers who enlisted to fight in it.
Do you remember the rats, and the stench Of corpses rotting in front of the front line trench?
This is chapter 7 of Leon Trotsky's The War And The International, 1914
An account of the murder of a 62-year-old man, which the author witnessed, and of the youths who murdered him.
To end now and to stop a repeat of the carnage in Gaza requires such a political settlement and two states for the two peoples.
“Trojan Horse” has become journalistic shorthand for an apparent attempt by a small group in East Birmingham to secure control of local non-faith schools and impose policies and practices in keeping with the very conservative (Salafist/Wahhabi) version of Islam which they hold.
It is not enough to put a cross wherever the Government puts a tick. We have to actually dirty our hands and find out honestly what is going on in Birmingham schools.
In Israel, street violence against Arabs has spiralled.
An article published on the Russian socialist website Open Left about events in Ukraine.
What do anti-semitic slogans on pro-Palestine demonstrations tell us about the politics of the movement?
Analysis of the situation in Israel/Palestine after the flotilla massacre from left-wing Israeli magazine Challenge.
This exposition of basic Marxist ideas on trade unions, politics, workers' parties, and a workers' government, is adapted from 'The Fight for Socialism', published in 1946 by the Workers Party of the USA, and written by Max Shachtman
A comprehensive Trotskyist response to the new age which opened with the American atom bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. It was published in Labor Action, New York, at the end of 1945.
Lenin's analysis of the collapse of the Socialist International at the outbreak of war in 1914
100 years ago, in August 1914, World War 1 triggered a collapse of the Socialist International into national fragments. Max Shachtman reviewed the experience on the 20th anniversary.
Is direct action against an elected government compatible with democratic politics? Examine two events in the industrial struggle of the 1980s.
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A new book from Workers' Liberty tells the story of the 1984-5 miners' strike in week-by-week detail.
Solidarity 331 is out on 16 July 2014; 332, on 30 July; and 333, on 13 August. Normal schedule restarts with no.334 on 2 September.
A revised and 50%-expanded edition of the 2012 booklet Antonio Gramsci: working-class revolutionary, summarising Gramsci's life and thought.
The cartoons collected in a new book depict US politics, workers’ struggles, America’s “Jim Crow” racism, Roosevelt’s “New Deal” and Harry Truman’s “Fair Deal”, and Stalinism at its height, as revolutionary socialists saw them at the time.

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