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Camila Bassi spoke at All the Rage 2015 about feminism and queer politics in India. You can listen to the speech here.
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Students at the University of Arts London have occupied management offices to protest against cuts in foundation courses. Other colleges also now in occupation!
5.2 million people in work also live in poverty, they are 60% of all poor and the numbers of people living in poverty have doubled since 1983
Conference voted by 62% and then 68% to re-open this years pay claim
GMB union members employed as bin lorry drivers in Barking and Dagenham council are on strike over a £1000 a year pay cut.
Unite wins victory against job cuts at Dulwich picture gallery
A workplace bulletin by Lewisham Hospital workers, for Lewisham Hospital workers.
The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Jim Murphy, has appointed John McTernan as his "chief of staff".
Yuri Samoylov, Chairperson of the NGPU (Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine) addressed a meeting in the House of Commons via Skype.
Trade union social coalition fails to face up to defeat of anti-worker legislation. Meanwhile 30,000 march against fascists in Rome.
UCU members at the University of Salford are being balloted for strikes after two of their members were sacked.

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Camila Bassi speaks on Palestine-Israel: What should the left say?
In almost every constituency, Workers’ Liberty favours a Labour vote in the general and council elections in 2015. But the Labour Party is committed to maintaining austerity, just like the Tories. Why vote Labour?
This assessment of Richard Wright, the great black American Communist, author of "Black Boy", and "Native Son", appeared in the New International, late in 1941, as a review of “Bright and Morning Star”.
This fine declaration of faith, principles and motives for socialist action was made by the great American Marxist James P Cannon as he and 15 others prepared to go to jail for their political activities.
For centuries, university campuses have been, relatively speaking, a haven within capitalist society for free debate and criticism - but today free debate and criticism on campus is under threat from several angles.
Algerian sociologist and socialist-feminist activist and writer Marieme Helie Lucas argues that the Muslim fundamentalism must be understood as a populist, far-right political movement.
Veteran French Trotskyist Pierre Rousset discusses the political aftermath of the January 2015 Islamist attacks in Paris.
What can Syriza do next?
Analysing what we can learn from the errors of Marxist economic theory in the 1970s.
A collection of articles on Greece going back to July 2014, with a link to older articles.
Two documents, from the 2008 and 2013 Workers' Liberty conferences.
Model motion for free speech on campus.
US socialist Barry Finger contributes to the debate around the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the left's attitude to political Islam.
Borotba's Stalinist politics: articles from the Ukrainian left.
A report of the dayschool on Greece held by Workers' Liberty on 18 January.
A resolution on the situation in Greece passed at the Workers' Liberty national committee on 17 January, eight days before the Greek election.
A French socialist writes: The left has not been able to clearly denounce the Islamist murders in Paris without either overstressing the importance of Islamophobia, or overstressing the reactionary character of Islam...
A review of Costas Lapavitsas' "Profiting without producing".
How can revolutionary socialists in the labour movement help workplace struggles, spread them, catalyse new ones, give them a political perspective?
Does Workers' Liberty ignore the role of imperialism in the rise of Islamism? Or does much of the British left reproduce a simplistic picture which blurs over Islamism's counter-revolutionary character?
The Tories remaining in office would be a disaster for the working class. Yet the only alternative government is Ed Miliband’s Labour Party, committed to a softer version of cuts and anti-migrant politics. What should socialists do?
Birkbeck University cancels room booking for an Islamist-organised conference under pressure from anti-Muslim far right.
For anyone interested in building working-class power in America, the question of how to break through anti-union hostility amongst industrial workers in the South is a real one.
A socialist response to UKIP's mainfesto.
Maybe the first big classical-Marxist statement on imperialism was by Karl Kautsky, in 1899, replying to Eduard Bernstein’s call for a “revision” of the perspective of Marx and Engels.
A review of the literature on Ukraine produced by Workers Power, the British left group which has apologised most prolifically for Russian nationalism and imperialism.
A review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.
A bill defining Israel as “the nation state of the Jewish people” was passed on Sunday 23 November by the Israeli cabinet, despite protests that this bill undermines the “democratic” character of Israel and discriminates against Israel’s Palestinian citizens, who comprise 20% of the population.

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Ideas for Freedom is the annual weekend of socialist education, discussion and debate hosted by Workers' Liberty. This year it runs from the evening of Thursday 2 July to the afternoon of Sunday 5 July, and takes place mainly at Birkbeck University in London.
Solidarity 358 is out on Wednesday 25 March. Solidarity 359 will be out on 8 April.
Members and friends of Workers' Liberty are organising a summer event at Height Gate farm, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
"For workers' climate action - capitalism, climate change and working-class struggle" is a new pamphlet collecting together articles and reviews from Workers' Liberty.

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