On this day 40 years ago, in the face of Tory intransigence, the hunger strike by Republican political prisoners in Ireland came to an end. Decades on, only revolutionary class struggle can provide a future free from oppression and sectarianism.
This year’s Labour conference has ended in a victory for the right wing. The left must learn the lessons from the rise and fall of the Corbyn movement. The only way forward is to build the forces of Marxism. Join us in this vital task.
As the crisis deepens, the working class is facing a tsunami of austerity and attacks – from cuts to Universal Credit, to rising energy bills, to the scourge of ‘fire and rehire’. The Tories are sitting atop a powder keg that is ready to explode.
Workers at the GKN plant in Florence have waged a militant battle to defend their jobs, occupying the factory and organising mass action. Their bold struggle provides inspiration and valuable lessons for fighting GKN workers in Britain.
With petrol pumps across Britain running dry, and gridlock on the roads, the Tories are lurching from one crisis to another. The anarchy of the market is causing chaos to workers’ lives. All the ingredients are being prepared for a social explosion.