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Grenfell Tower – the smoke & the mirrors

There is an ever-growing stream of media commentary on the Grenfell fire, increasing daily as the public enquiry unfolds. There are some elements in the media with the goal of obscuring or excusing the plain facts as part of a pre-emptive defence manoeuvre to protect those most implicated in what caused the fire and the 72 deaths. That they feel the need to use such distortions to defend the Grenfell landlords and those who ordered and oversaw the Grenfell refurbishment that fitted the lethal cladding only increases the suggestion of a general doubt on all sides about their innocence.

Giải Huyền Thoại Về Hiệp Ước Hoà Bình Oslo

Giải Huyền Thoại Về Hiệp Ước Hoà Bình Oslo

Hiện nay, khi giới học thuật phương Tây đã giải ảo cái gọi là “tiến trình hòa bình” đến từ Israel và sự ảo tưởng từ hiệp ước hòa bình Oslo, chúng tôi nhận thấy vẫn có một niềm tin cố hữu cho rằng Tổ chức giải phóng Palestine (PLO) đã từ chối những cuộc thương nghị hòa bình đến từ Oslo. Palestine bị biến thành một kẻ thích gây hấn, cực đoan và không chịu nhượng bộ. Điều nguy hại hơn là nhiều kẻ tô vẽ Israel thành người nhân từ, làm mọi cách để được hưởng hòa bình nhưng đều bị phía đại diện Palestine từ chối.

The Working Class Response

As we said in the last issue of Aurora, bosses are seizing advantage of increasing unemployment to reduce ‘labour costs’. It is encouraging to see a growing number of workers refusing to take this lying down.

The Capitalist Offensive

The British state is no stranger to violence.

The Bosses' Assault is the Bosses' Recovery!

Klasbatalo leaflet for the dockworkers' strike in Montreal.

Decline of the USA, Rise of the Struggles?

The USA, as the world’s leading capitalist nation, is economically, politically and morally bankrupt.

Heathrow Workers' Newsletter No.5

Rent Strikes: Organisation and Action

Article about the Bristol University Rent Strike from a participant and member of Leeds SolFed.

The Fight for Partial Freedom in Vietnam

Celebration at the iSee LGBT Event

Western leftists, communists, and anarchists alike routinely call for “unity” with the authoritarian oppressors in their favourite “socialist” states. They value a cheap, doom to end in failure unity with the statists, the genocide deniers, the red fascists, more than the well-being and liberation of marginalised groups.

May Day 2021: The Only Future for Humanity is Communist Revolution

We are certain that humanity is capable of recovering from the many evils that afflict it today, but only through a radical change in the world’s economic and social order.

Solidarity with Firefighters, Paramedics, and Hospital Workers!

Leaflet distributed by the ICO at a protest rally in South Australia for firefighters and paramedics.

Solidarity and Self-Organisation are the Weapons of the Working Class

Leaflet distributed by the CWO during the last round of strikes at universities across the UK.

Brexit: The Ruling Class Shoots Itself in the Foot

Brexit finally came into force on 1 January 2021, over 4 years after the referendum of 2016. During these four years the leading bodies of the British capitalist class had fought a delaying and rear-guard type of campaign to stop it happening but failed.

Learning from health workers in Argentina – On the current rebellion in Neuquén

Here in the UK we face a difficult situation in the health sector, people are tired, they survive on low wages, they fear changes such as privatisation. We haven’t found our own ways yet to do something about this. Health workers in Argentina don’t have it easier than us. Their conditions are similarly bad, if not worse. But they have found ways to make themselves heard.

Queerphobia in Vietnam

A flag that represents your gender, sexuality, and humanity

Is queerphobia in Vietnam a mere product of colonialism, and does it matter?

China: Neijuan - New Wildcat article

We translated this new Wildcat article, written by a comrade who has been living in China for a while. Click here for the original article.

Presumption of Trust: how ‘direct action’ initiatives heal the land of distrust and gaslighting

An anarchist reflection on the community pantry movement in the Philippines.

Successful Revolutions?

Critique of the fetish for "success" by online Stalinists.

The Broken Promises of Vietnam

 “A Rats' Revolution” by Diều Hâu.

A Vietnamese anarchist critique of the so-called "socialism" of Vietnam.

Class Struggle and Gender Trouble

Leaflet distributed by the CWO at protests around the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) happening around the UK last year.