Following the reactionary campaign that dominated the June 2016 referendum on EU membership and the racism and xenophobia that were stirred up in its aftermath, there has been a gradual shift in the terrain of the fight over immigration policy in Britain.
*** Ireland repeals anti-abortion 8th amendment
*** North Korea talks back on… or perhaps not
Transform – a journal of the radical left – is launching its special issue to mark the 50th anniversary of 1968’s dramatic events on 31 May in London.
The US issuing almost simultaneously a series of economic ‘demands’ to China, and withdrawing from the nuclear arms agreement with Iran and re-imposing sanctions on that country, has now led to very wide layers understanding that actions by the US administration are at present attempting to de facto impose an international ‘economic dictatorship’.This is a sharp turn in international opinion because this understanding goes far beyond those who are opponents of the US or are in general favourable to China.
On Friday 25 May 2018 a referendum will be held on whether or not to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Republic of Ireland’s Constitution in order to pave the way for progressive reforms that will enable women to access safe and legal abortion in Ireland.
On Saturday 30 June 2018 join the People’s Assembly Against Austerity to celebrate 70 years of the NHS and protest against the attacks on it.