With conference just over a week away, Starmer and the right wing are going into overdrive with their purge, threatening left delegates with expulsion. The stage is set for one of the most tense and explosive Labour conferences in decades.
The US Supreme Court has voted to uphold a new Texas state law that drastically limits access to legal abortions. This attack on reproductive rights – under threat from the rotten capitalist system – must be met with working-class resistance.
Battles are breaking out across the labour movement, with Starmer purging socialists from the party, and the Unison bureaucracy sabotaging the union’s left-wing NEC. The left must make a stand and clear out these agents of the establishment.
Unison President Paul Holmes is fighting back against a vicious witch-hunt by the right wing. Unfortunately, the employers and union bureaucracy have been supported by the sectarian antics of the Socialist Party. We say: solidarity with Paul!
On this day 20 years ago, Al Qaeda terrorists shocked the world by bringing down the Twin Towers. Two decades on – after waging a long, bloody war – US imperialism has been humiliated in Afghanistan, opening up a new era of instability.