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Poland’s fight for abortion rights

Thousands of people marched in cities across Poland in protests against a near-total ban on abortion

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Belarus: Free union leaders and activists

Support the Labourstart campaign After rigged elections, followed by extreme violence by security forces against peaceful protesters, Siarhei Charkasau and his co-workers joined a strike at JSC Belaruskali potash fertilizer producer to peacefully demand freedom, democracy and respect. Siarhei is an employee of Belaruskali and vice chair of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BITU), an […]

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Supporting a 15% pay rise for health workers

Pass this motion in your local Labour party and support the health workers fight for 15%. This BLP/CLP notes: 1.The incredibly hard work undertaken by workers in the health and care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. The lack of a real-terms pay rise for workers in the health and care sector during a decade […]

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Call Out to Climate Action! The Labour movement must take on the ambition of the Youth Strikers

By Abel Harvie-Clark Photo: Fire Brigades Union Just over a year ago, in 2019, there were 239 simultaneous strikes throughout the UK, as 100,000 people turned out for the Global Strike for the Climate. On Friday, September 25th, many students took to the streets again, reminding us that this crisis has not gone away, and calling […]

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Momentum NCG: Fight for Labour Party Democracy, Defend Conference Gains

By Josh Lovell It is now one year on since the Labour Party’s 2019 national conference – arguably the most radical Labour Party event in decades. Delegates passed resolutions committing the party to 2030 decarbonisation as part of a worker-led just transition, to support the abolition of academies, and private schools, and – arguably in […]

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Young Labour Internationalists – for a vibrant, class struggle youth movement!

By Sacha Marten, candidate for Young Labour NC Student rep We are Young Labour members who want to get organised, in the upcoming Young Labour elections and beyond, for a radical and active young socialist movement. Coming from a generation for which the unsustainability of capitalism is all too clear, we want young Labour to […]

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Leaflets for the 12 September NHS demonstrations

The attached leaflets have been done by Momentum Internationalists and Young Labour Internationalists supporters for use on the demonstrations on Saturday 12 September. Please download and use them. Send us a report and pictures of your local demo to team@momentuminternationalist.org MI NHS leafletYLI leaflet

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Debate is more important than optics

By Edward Maltby Momentum’s “Open Primaries” to select candidates to support in the forthcoming Young Labour elections are a good idea. It’s better for the membership to decide who Momentum backs for Young Labour’s national executive than for head office to announce the line unilaterally.But the NCG’s decision to exclude Danielle Wright from the running […]

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For democratic education! The exam fiasco, higher education and activism in schools

Since the Covid pandemic forced the cancellation of exams for GCSE and A-Level students this year, there has been confusion over how, if at all young people would be graded. Exams have come to play a decisive factor in an increasingly marketised education system. From primary school to universities, results and grades are used to […]

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The politics of the left NEC campaign

By Mohan Sen The “Centre Left Grassroots Alliance” campaign for Labour’s National Executive Committee, supported by Momentum and other organisations, recently launched under the banner “Grassroots Voice”. The front page of the campaign website includes a 180 word political programme (see below). Keeping the slate’s basic political pitch concise has sense; but 180 words is […]