The current crisis of the British economy is exceptional in historical terms and even relative to the generally stagnant state of the major capitalist economies. As a result, the ruling class offensive against workers and the poor is also an exceptional one.
An important article in the New Yorker setting out the devastating economic consequences of removing a woman’s right to choose – if Roe v Wade is overturned by the US Supreme Court.
NATO, Ukraine and Russia: war propaganda and censorship
7pm Wednesday 25 May
Organised by No Cold War Britain
Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s campaign for Prime Minister frames the battle for the National Assembly as a contest between the left and right, pushing to one side the framework of the right v far-right that dominated the Presidential election.
Abortion Rights march
4pm Saturday 14 May
Assemble in Parliament Square to march to US Embassy (Nine Elms)
Republication of an article written in 2014 analysing the consequences of the pro-US coup in Ukraine. That analysis of the fundamental forces in Ukraine continues to hold, even if the working out of these forces has taken a tragic form rather than the peaceful one the article argued for.