ISSUES HAVE TO COME OUT FROM THE MOVEMENT ITSELF
Published 02-07-2020 11:15 GMT-0000
Britain's Labour Party's national executive' decision to take for itself the power to change the rules by which it is constituted, is a demonstration, as if we needed one, that the character of the movement’s leadership is critically important.
BIDEN'S STAND ENTHUSES U.S. LABOUR LEADERS ON EVE OF NOVEMBER POLL
Published 30-06-2020 09:34 GMT-0000
BATH, Maine—Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and a parade of other prominent politicians are supporting the 4,300 Machinists Local S6 workers forced to strike by their bosses at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine.
PRESENT ANTI-RACIST STIR IS ALSO GETTING GLOBAL SUPPORT
Published 25-06-2020 10:07 GMT-0000
On page 405 of the folio edition of the writings and speeches of Abraham Lincoln there is a letter dated January 19 1863. It is titled “To the Workingmen of Manchester, England” and begins: “I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of the address and resolutions which you have sent me on the eve of the new year.”
TRUMP ONLY TOUTS FOR A FAKE ONE ALONG MEXICAN BORDER
Published 25-06-2020 10:04 GMT-0000
On Tuesday in Arizona Trump had his picture taken at the phony prop he calls his “beautiful wall,” one of the props along the border with Mexico that he runs to every time he wants to stir up fear of immigrants. While he was doing that the European Union was drafting plans to establish a real wall that will bar Americans from leaving this country and heading to any one of their nations.
HEALTH EXPERTS WARN OF RISK OF CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION
Published 24-06-2020 09:59 GMT-0000
Are oil companies the true heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s sure what they’d like you to think. In a recent flurry of “corporate reputation advertising” highlighted by Emily Atkin in the newsletter HEATED, oil and gas companies, plus the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) — an industry group that counts Chevron, Exxon, Citgo, and many others among its members — put out a series of Twitter ads arguing that, since oil and gas companies supply petroleum to manufacturers of face masks, hand sanitizer, and protective suits, they are helping keep the population safe and healthy.
POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN SETS THE STAGE FOR NOVEMBER POLLS
Published 23-06-2020 09:39 GMT-0000
WASHINGTON—From eradication of poverty, an end to U.S. racism, to dismantling the war machine and creating a Green New Deal with thousands of well-paying jobs—especially union jobs—hundreds of thousands of people demanded a complete reversal and creation of a better society in three virtual mass marches on D.C. the weekend of June 20-21.
GLOBAL REPORT FINDS BRITISH FIRMS GUILTY OF VIOLATIONS
Published 20-06-2020 09:54 GMT-0000
The world needs strong unions to protect its workers, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) urged on Saturday, after a global report listed the UK among “regular violators” of trade-union rights.
IN ANTI-RACIST MOOD IN U.S, MANY QUESTIONS ARE BEING POSED
Published 19-06-2020 10:29 GMT-0000
In 1953 author Simone de Beauvoir asked Must We Burn De Sade? regarding the French Marquis and his sadomasochistic books. Today, as the multiple plagues of COVID-19, widespread economic displacement and police brutality disproportionately ravage the African-American community, we’re likewise asking: Must Gone with the Wind be gone?
INDIA HAS TO FRAME ITS GEO-POLITICAL STRATEGY WITH GREAT CARE
Published 19-06-2020 10:23 GMT-0000
Lockdown being gradually lifted across the globe does not signify that the fears of corona virus are over. Yet great powers have become active in asserting to play their role in a post-COVID world. Concerns for collectively working to save the world from COVID crisis have taken a backseat. With US presidential elections round the corner, this year, President Trump is determined to expose China for not being transparent in handling the pandemic which has spread across the globe from its epicentre. China has kept on denying that the virus was not the product of Wuhan lab, but has jumped to humans from the wild.
PM JOHNSON CARING LITTLE TO TACKLE ISSUES OF WORKING PEOPLE
Published 18-06-2020 10:50 GMT-0000
It is rare that a government, secure behind an 80-seat majority in the House of Commons, has appeared so vulnerable.