Welcome the refugees and reject racism

4th September 2015 Socialist Action 0

The following article by Sabby Dhalu, on the refugee crisis and forthcoming day of action, was originally published by the Morning Star.

Having created the crisis, Western governments, with their ample resources, are failing to provide the necessary humanitarian assistance. Racism frames Europe’s response, with Britain’s government one of the most vile. The 12 September protest should be supported by the widest progressive mobilisation.

Attacking refugees, immigrants and Muslims dominated the government’s agenda this summer, with the global refugee crisis hitting the headlines.

Notes from the front – of the week 3/9/2015

3rd September 2015 Socialist Action 0

Prepare to defend Labour’s new Leader

The results of the Labour Party’s Leadership election will be announced on 12 September, with a Jeremy Corbyn victory widely anticipated. Having been taken off guard by the left’s campaign, big business, the Tories and Labour right-wing are preparing a stepped up offensive to reverse this advance. The left has to prepare to defend Corbyn.

A victory parade for China and humanity

2nd September 2015 Socialist Action 0

The following article by John Ross, on China’s 70th anniversary Victory Parade, originally appeared on china.org.cn.

On September 3, China will stage a Victory Parade commemorating the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and China’s contribution to the World War against fascism. This is a solemn day for China and an opportunity for the world to better understand events that are not only historical in character but without which today’s world cannot be comprehended.