The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group promotes a new book on recent unrest in the country
“The reality is that the Israeli state oppresses, disenfranchises, dispossesses, destroys, kills, demolishes the houses of, tortures, invalidates the Palestinians. That’s the actual reality. And nobody is supposed to talk about this because if you talk about it, you’re an antisemite.”
“It is becoming more and more clear that Israel is losing control over liberal public opinion and is compelled to rely for support on the most reactionary elements and the fundamentalist Evangelical movement, which combines fervent support for the most extreme Israeli actions with unparalleled antisemitism.”
Republicans and Democrats in the US congress have made it clear that if Johnson’s Brexit strategy continues to exclude the Irish backstop, then Congress will block the US-UK trade agreement promised by Donald Trump.
George Clarke's programme on Channel 4 underlines the need for Labour members to organise to radicalise Labour's housing policy, overcome the resistance of John Healey and to bury the remnants of New Labour's housing philosophy.
Here are five short extracts from Holocaust survivors who oppose recent Israeli policies, likening them to those of the Nazis. In the sixth extract, the author – again a holocaust survivor – compares key policies of the wartime Zionist movement to those of the Nazis.
The ongoing ‘anti-Semitism’ campaign against supporters of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party rests on many unfounded assumptions. One of these is that Zionist supporters of Israel are the people best qualified to define and confront anti-Semitism.
“We need to mobilise our membership as we have never been able to before, both around our positive socialist policies – and around a clear position of opposition to Brexit (because any conceivable Brexit would stand in the way of all of those positive policies).” Jon Rogers, Chair of Brighton Pavilion Constituency Labour Party and of the Sussex Labour Representation Committee, writes in a personal capacity.
“Across the world, strikes have been severely restricted or banned in 123 out of 145 countries. Half the countries of Europe deny workers the right to join a union”
“In response to claims that to argue for Remain is to ignore the referendum and fly in the face of that decision, we respond that, while this might have been a legitimate argument in the immediate aftermath, it cannot hold forever”
Here are four recent cartoons, the last two of which have been censored by THE GUARDIAN. See also Steve Bell’s letter of complaint to The Guardian
The Airwars Team highlight the under-reporting of civilian casualties in recent US-led wars
Mike Phipps highlights a new report on the abuses committed by the government of Daniel Ortega (pictured)
“My military experience together with a strong socialist conviction led me to become an activist of the Peace Now movement...”
Signed by Noam Chomsky and over 100 prominent Jewish figures, this letter appeared in the print edition of today’s Guardian (July 9th). It has mysteriously disappeared from the online version ‘pending investigation’. Guardian readers should be asking why. Here it is anyway.
In Oxford, the most recently established branch of the Labour Representation Committee has started its campaigning with a programme of activity in solidarity with the local Fire Brigades Union.