The price of gas and the costs of war

23rd December 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The UK energy consumer price inflation rate is more than double the OECD average. The Tory government is blaming the Ukraine war, when the dizzyingly high level of energy price inflation is down to UK government policy choices. Labour should back the TUC’s proposals as they would help tackle this energy cost crisis.

How France oppresses its migrant population

22nd December 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The oppression of France’s undocumented migrant population ensures a supply of cheap labour for capital to exploit. In response to this racism and super-exploitation the Sans Papiers have launched a wave of struggles and achieved some victories, and continue to fight back.

Peru’s oligarchy overthrows President Castillo

10th December 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The US backed oligarchy has achieved its coup. In response to the right’s attacks, Castillo had left his party, demobilised his peasant base, refused to close ranks with the Peruvian left, given into the right’s demands and embraced the OAS and US embassy.