Marxist Students Stand out in British TUC Protest

Written by Marxist Student Federation - Britain Wednesday, 22 October 2014

msf-block4With banners, fists and voices raised high, the Marxist Student Federation rallied the largest number of student Marxists yet to join our voices with those of increasingly disgruntled workers at the national TUC demonstration ‘Britain Needs a Pay Rise’ on 20th October.  With students present from Leeds to Sussex, from Sheffield to Southampton as well as a strong presence from London and elsewhere, there was a sea of new revolutionary faces that had joined Marxist societies in the last few weeks, eager to raise the Marxist Student banners with those of the trade unions.

 

Britain: Capitalism’s permanent austerity - only bold socialist policies can offer a way out

Written by Rob Sewell Wednesday, 22 October 2014

2012-10-20 No cuts-th90,000 demonstrated in London last Saturday, and thousands more in Glasgow and Belfast, at the plight of Britain’s low paid. This followed a week of strike action involving hundreds of thousands of workers. It was the first time in 32 years that strikes had hit the NHS, so angry had staff become of being treated like dirt.

 

USA: Marxist School in the North East

Written by Workers' International League - USA Wednesday, 22 October 2014

north-east-school-thJoin members of the International Marxist Tendency and the Marxist Student Association for this year's North East Regional School on 1 November. Speakers from speakers from Belgium and Canada will speak on the Arab Revolution and the Student and Youth movements throughout the Americas. More info below.

 

The Environment, Consumerism, and Socialism

Written by Kevin Harriman & Kevin Nance Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Tgreendollarrecyclinghe philosophical premise behind the consumerist strategy is the idea that we can in effect will a change in society through our purchasing choices. The idea is that if we could just change everyone’s mind about their role in the environment, then we would change society and its structure. If we could only convince everyone individually to be more caring towards the environment and to change their personal lives, then we could change the world.

 

Ebola: an epidemic made in the capitals of Europe and America

Written by John Pickard Monday, 20 October 2014

hazmat-thA spoof Daily Mail front page is currently circulating on the internet, screaming that giant Islamic spiders are spreading Ebola in Britain and, what's more, at taxpayers’ expense. It won’t be long before we see life imitating art.

 

Mexico: International day of action of Ayotzinapa - October 22

Written by International Marxist Tendency Monday, 20 October 2014

ayotzinapa-thThe undersigned organisations join in the call by students from the Rural Normal of Ayotzinapa and the National People's Assembly for a day of action on October 22 and we extend internationally. We appeal for the organisation of protest actions at Mexican embassies and consulates around the world that day.

 

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ayotzinapa-thLas organizaciones abajo firmantes nos solidarizamos con el llamado de los estudiantes de la Normal Rural de Ayotzinapa y de la Asamblea Nacional Popular a una jornada de lucha el 22 de octubre y la hacemos extensiva a nivel internacional. Llamamos a convocar acciones en las embajadas y consulados de México en todo el mundo ese día.

 

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Written by El Salvador levanta su puño a favor de los estudiantes mexicanos Sunday, 19 October 2014

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