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Newsline on the Zionist connection

The Healy WRP organised public meetings and endorsements from many labour movement figures against us in 1983, charging that our criticism of their funding by the Libyan dictatorship branded us as part of a "Zionist connection".

Left Against Brexit

Michael Chessum, organiser of Another Europe is Possible and its “Left Against Brexit” speaker tour spoke to Solidarity.

A ring of roses with the words "socialism makes sense" in the middle.

Workers' Liberty summer school 21-24 June 2018, Sat-Sun: from 11am Sat, 10:30 Sun, at Birkbeck University, Malet St, London. Weekend includes discussions, workshops and a debate with Aaron Bastani as to whether the labour movement can stop Brexit. Details, and book online, here.

Robert Fine at Lewisham 1977

The socialist writer and activist Robert Fine died on 9 June 2018, at the age of 72. We publish tributes from Workers' Liberty people and from others who knew and worked with him. Photo: Robert and Jean Lane (in the middle of the photo, slightly right of centre) at the anti-fascist march in Lewisham, 13 August 1977.

Junior Doctors strike

As the 70th birthday of the NHS approaches the government has tried to distract from its Brexit woes by hijacking the Leave campaign′s transparently fake ″£350 million a week for the NHS after Brexit″ claim.

Saudi air strike

Saudi-backed forces are fighting to take control of the port city of Hodeidah, on Yemen’s West coast currently controlled by the Houthi insurgents. The Houthis have been battling a Saudi-led coalition which started a bombing campaign against them in 2015. The war in Yemen has killed 10,000.

Ideas for Freedom

We are the socialist, class-struggle, consistently-democratic, internationalist strand in the left. That is why we meet such hostility from the NGO-politics, Stalinistic or semi-Stalinist, bureaucratic, nationalistic, and "kitsch anti-imperialist" bloc

Defend Nic shall

This Friday a trans student and pro-trans activist, Nic Shall, will face the University of Bristol’s disciplinary board for writing an open letter to the University calling for the cancellation of the “A Woman’s Place UK” (WPUK) event in Bristol

Yarmouk

Before the Syrian civil war the Yarmouk district on the outskirts of Damascus was home to almost 150,000 registered Palestinian refugees. It was probably the largest and most well-developed refugee settlement in the world. Now it stands destroyed and uninhabitable

Tommy Robinson and Anne Marie Waters

Anne Marie Waters from the tiny political party, For Britain, is standing in the Lewisham East by-election on 14 June.

Micro dose

Can psychedelic drugs provide a new avenue for the treatment of mental health issues

Motion 10 at UCU conference

The congress of the University and College Union (UCU) on 30 May to 1 June was repeatedly shut down by officials to prevent discussion of motions criticising the General Secretary, Sally Hunt.

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Battle of Ideas

Bastani debating the EU

The commentator Aaron Bastani, who has gained some profile on the Labour left from his Novara Media platform, will debate us on Brexit at our summer school, Ideas for Freedom, on 23-24 June. We take a look at his shifting stance on the EU

Liedman, A World To Win

Sven-Eric Liedman's new biography of Marx is the biggest yet, but a disappointment.

Victorian socialists

Victorian Socialists, an alliance of socialist groups and individuals, is mounting a serious attempt to win an upper house seat in the Victorian Parliament this November in Northern Metropolitan Melbourne.

Ideas for Freedom

We are the socialist, class-struggle, consistently-democratic, internationalist strand in the left. That is why we meet such hostility from the NGO-politics, Stalinistic or semi-Stalinist, bureaucratic, nationalistic, and "kitsch anti-imperialist" bloc

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The Fate of the Russian Revolution

A series of incidents in the Labour Party and in the student left over the last few months have highlighted the issue of “left-wing" anti-semitism.

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