Jeremy Corbyn
UCU Victory - UK University and College Union secures big win against work casualization in the UK

Following UCU-led negotiations with the Open University (OU) authorities, 4,800 casualized associate lecturers are now entitled to contracts and other rights

No-confidence vote against UK PM Boris Johnson survives no-confidence vote but faces deep discontent

Over 40% of the legislators from Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party voted to remove him in a secret ballot held on June 6. The vote was held in the wake of the “Partygate” scandal and amid a severe cost of living crisis in the UK

Jeremy Corbyn: It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.

Lockdown parties, tax dodging and war mongering: Tory blitz on British working class continues

People in the UK are facing a severe cost of living crisis marked by skyrocketing energy and food prices, along with a crisis of governance marked by cronyism, incompetence and duplicity

AUKUS Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War

China too slammed the move calling it an “extremely irresponsible” act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects “Cold war mentality and ideological biases”  

Ken Loach-UK Leftists in UK outraged as Labour Party suspends Ken Loach 

Veteran socialist and popular filmmaker Ken Loach was expelled from the Labour Party as part of the ongoing purge of leftists and supporters of Jeremy Corbyn within the party

Protests in UK against Labour Party’s internal purge of the leftists 

The Labour party leadership has forbidden its members from associating with groups including Socialist Appeal, Resist, Labour Against the Witchhunt, Labour in Exile Network

People mobilize against controversial police bill in the UK

The Bill brings about a number of changes to the penal and policing systems and has been heavily criticized by progressive sections. It was passed by the House of Commons

‘Kill the Bill’ protests continue across UK against Tory police bill

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings

Anti-war groups and opposition demand the UK government suspend arms sale to Saudi Arabia

The demand to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia has gained widespread support in the UK and across party lines in the parliament following Joe Biden’s announcement for the same last week

Migrant Crisis-English Channel Activists ask UK government to ensure safety for migrants crossing English Channel

According to reports, 8,400 migrants risked their lives crossing the English Channel to reach the UK in 2020, four times the number recorded in 2019

Corbyn suspended from Labour Party, calls for a British left-wing alternative grows

The suspension came after Jeremy Corbyn challenged the EHRC report on anti-semitism in the Labour Party under his leadership