IST statement on November 14 General Strike: Greek, Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Turkish, Urdu

The decision by unions in Greece, Italy, Portugal, the Spanish state, southern Cyprus and Malta to call a one-day general strike as part of a European-wide day of action against austerity is unprecedented. It provides a magnificent opportunity to link up the mass resistance to cuts and attacks on workers’ rights that has been developing throughout Europe over the last two years.... Read More

IST statement: General Strike in Southern Europe on 14 November

The decision by unions in Greece, Italy, Portugal, the Spanish state, southern Cyprus and Malta to call a one-day general strike as part of a European-wide day of action against austerity is unprecedented. Greek translation below It provides a magnificent opportunity to link up the mass resistance to cuts and attacks on workers’ rights that has been developing throughout Europe... Read More

Statement on the 14 November General Strike – En Lucha / En Lluita (Spanish / Catalan / English)

CCOO y UGT han convocado una Huelga General (HG) para el 14 de noviembre en contra de las políticas de austeridad que están siguiendo las administraciones públicas, desde el gobierno central encabezado por Mariano Rajoy a las comunidades autónomas. Sin embargo, esta huelga es especial, se encuentra enmarcada dentro de una jornada de lucha europea. De esta manera la convocatoria... Read More

Class anger against cuts on streets of London, Glasgow and Belfast

The streets of London filled with people furious with the assaults on workers from the government today. And class anger ran through the demonstration. Watch photos of today’s march here on Flickr Many marchers delighted in yesterday’s resignation of Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell after he called a cop a “pleb”. Everywhere people carried placards declaring themselves... Read More

Greek Solidarity Statement

1. Austerity now dominates the economic policies of the advanced capitalist world. In response to a global crisis precipitated by the speculative drive of the big banks, the Western ruling classes have chosen to shift the cost onto the backs of working people and the poor. Slashing public expenditure has trapped the world in slow growth. But it has also provided an opportunity to... Read More

Declaration of the European Anticapitalist Left Conference

This declaration was agreed by a meeting of the European anticapitalist left, which took place in London on 11-12 June 2011. The global economic crisis is now in its fourth year. Read More  Read More

Statement by the European Anticapitalist Left

The following statement was produced by a conference of the anticapitalist left in Paris on 16 and 17 October 2010: English version Capitalist Europe, the Europe ruled by the European Central Bank, the Maastricht and Lisbon treaties, the Europe of “free and fair competition”, the tool of the offensive of the multinational corporations and their states against workers and peoples,... Read More