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#GE2017: Four lessons Corbyn can learn from Mélenchon

Theresa May shocked the country this week by announcing a snap general election on 8th June. This is a fight that Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party can win, provided they offer a bold, socialist alternative. The meteoric rise of far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon across the Channel provides valuable lessons on how to fight this campaign.

Fight the menace of reaction in Pakistan! Support the PYA!

The brutal lynching of 23-year-old student Mashal Khan by a fundamentalist mob is a new and shocking example of the reign of terror that is being waged against progressive forces in Pakistan. We are appealing to our readings for donations to the Pakistan Trade Union Solidarity campaign and the Progressive Youth Alliance to fight this menace.

Exploited nurses fight back with poll for strike action

Members of both the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Unison, as well as non-unionised staff in the NHS, are becoming increasingly frustrated with ongoing cuts in conditions and pay. As a result, for the first time in its history, the RCN is polling its members about their willingness to go on strike. Nurses, doctors, and all NHS staff: unite and fight!

Cinema strike continues - support the Picturehouse workers!

The ongoing struggle of cinema workers at the Picturehouse chain continued over the Easter weekend, with co-ordinated strike action taking place across five different London locations. Workers at six Picturehouse cinemas are now involved in the fight for a living wage and decent terms and conditions. Support the Picturehouse workers!

Turkey: How did Erdogan 'win' the referendum?

Recep Tayyib Erdogan officially won the YES vote in Turkey’s referendum to grant him, as president, sweeping and unchecked powers. But while the referendum was staged to give the impression of a strong regime with solid backing - a democratic vote for dictatorship, as some had called it - it has, in fact, revealed the exact opposite.

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