On 31 January 1968 news broke of a huge wave of attacks across South Vietnam on US and South Vietnamese positions by the Vietnamese national liberation forces, including an assault on the US embassy compound in the south’s capital Saigon.
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency heralds a ‘significant shift in the energy paradigm’ as renewable energy prices are set to become competitive with fossil fuels by 2020. Within the next two years all clean energy will fall within the cost range of fossil fuels.
The Stop The War Coalition have launched a nationwide tour to explore the theme ‘Why We Need An Anti-War Government’, with a series of public meetings across the country.
The tour will be an opportunity to discuss the progressive international role that a Jeremy Corbyn led Labour government could play. Following Britain’s military involvement in Iraq, Libya and Syria, interventions that continue today spreading chaos and human tragedy across the Middle East, Britain changing its approach to war could be a significant and important shift.
Saturday 3 February
Assemble 12pm Gower Street Central London WC1
Organised by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity and Health Campaigns Together
The Labour Party has started 2018 on an excellent footing. It is consistently ahead of the Tories in opinion polls – a lead it has now maintained for most of the past six months following the June 2017 general election. If another election took place at present Jeremy Corbyn is well positioned to become Prime Minister.
By Sabby Dhalu.
For anyone on the receiving end of the enormous rise in hate crime over the last 18 months, the question of whether Donald Trump visits Britain is not an abstract debate. At a time when the most high-profile politician in the world is flagrantly promoting racist lies to whip up anti-Muslim hatred, the prospect of his visit poses the clear danger of a further spike in violent persecution and harassment.