Category Archives: Politics

Brazil’s right-wing regime runs scared of Lula’s popularity

We need sustained campaign to secure an immediate release of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison Last year, on April 7th, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was jailed for “indeterminate acts” of corruption while millions across Brazil were … Continue reading

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Keep Trump’s Hands Off Latin America

VSC E-UPDATE, MARCH 2019. ► Standing up to Trump and May’s interventions in – and hypocrisy on – Latin America ► 1. Help us get to 4,000 signatories our petition against Trump’s ‘regime change’ agenda. We are within touching distance … Continue reading

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Abdullah Öcalan – International Delegation Statement

AN URGENT APPEAL TO THE GOVERNEMENT OF TURKEY AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY Abdullah Öcalan’s unlawful and inhumane isolation must be ended immediately. Otherwise hundreds of people who are on hunger strike in Turkish prisons and outside Turkey face certain death … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey On Channel 4 News

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Workers Uniting Statement On Venezuela

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Speech On PMs Statement Today

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on the Brexit deal in the House today, said: Mr Speaker, I would link to thank the Prime Minister for advance copy of her statement. In … Continue reading

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Contrast Between Germany & UK On Immigration Policy

As the UK Government and the right wing media (and sadly the BBC) have been ramping up an ‘immigration crisis’ it is worth contrasting this with what is happening in Germany following Merkel’s ‘open door’ policy and how they have … Continue reading

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Mexican President Endorses Corbyn For PM

Mexican President López Obrador has declared his support for the leader of the Labour Party to become the next British prime minister. He made the endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn, whom he described as “my eternal friend,” during a gathering of … Continue reading

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Trade Unions Are Winning Victories In Mexico

In a sign that things are changing for trade unions in Mexico following the election of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) the independent Mexican mining and metalworkers’ union Los Mineros has won an important union victory at the El … Continue reading

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Labour Must Hold Their Nerve And Vote Down May’s Bad Brexit Deal

“We can’t be bounced into a bad Brexit – the idea that the only choice is between this deal or no deal is preposterous and an insult to the country” says Unite’s Len McCluskey “Last week, the Brexit drama became … Continue reading

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