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Goodyear, Air France workers criminalised – An appeal for International Solidarity

Written by International Marxist Tendency Wednesday, 10 February 2016
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goodyearOn January 12th, eight former employees of Goodyear, including five elected members of the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT, one of the largest trade union confederations in France), were sentenced to two years in prison, of which at least 9 months must be served.

 

Schengen suspension - latest stage in crisis of European Union

Written by Ben Peck and Fred Weston Monday, 08 February 2016
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Refugees Westbahnhof 5 Sep 2015The Schengen agreement, regarded alongside monetary union as one of the twin pillars of the European Union, is on the brink of collapse. Its looming suspension marks the latest stage in the crisis of the European Union.

 

Prague: Fascists attack pro-refugees demonstration - IMT activist assaulted

Written by Marxist Alternative (IMT) Monday, 08 February 2016
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fascistPragueFeb2016Several demonstrations were planned in Prague on February 6th. All of these demonstrations had a common theme – the refugee crisis. However, only two of these demonstrations were anti-fascist. The rest were organised by xenophobes and fascists.

   

Greek February 4th general strike: a revival of mass struggle

Written by Epanastasi (Communist Tendency) Friday, 05 February 2016
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apergia asfalistikoAn analysis by the Greek comrades of the IMT of Thursday’s general strike, an important political development marking a new stage in the class struggle. But where should the movement go from here?

 

The Road to Revolution: Marxist Student Federation conference 2016

Written by Marxist Student Federation Friday, 05 February 2016
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The 2016 national conference of the Marxist Student Federation will take place on Saturday 13th February in SOAS university, London. We encourage everyone who is interested in the ideas of Marxism and who would like to meet Marxist student activists from all over Britain to attend and participate in the debates and discussions.

   

The lessons of Greece for the workers of Europe

Written by Stamatis Karagiannopoulos in Athens Monday, 01 February 2016
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2011-10-19 Athens general strike 5Spain is moving inexorably towards a Greek-style situation with Podemos potentially being placed in the same situation as SYRIZA. The same process is underway across the whole of Europe. Therefore the lessons of Greece must be taken on board by the European left if we are to avoid the same mistakes made by the SYRIZA leadership. Here we provide the outlines of a speech given by Stamatis Karagiannopoulos of the Greek Communist Tendency (the IMT in Greece) during his recent tour of Spain.

 

Spain: Podemos proposal for coalition government unmasks real intentions of ruling class

Written by Lucha de Clases (Class Struggle) Friday, 29 January 2016
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Podemos reu 20160122 143540495Podemos’ proposal to form a “government of progress” has upset the whole circus surrounding the formation of a new government in Spain.

   

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