The Tories are on the ropes: publicly humiliated at their conference, precariously holding onto power, split over Europe and split on Theresa May’s leadership. Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn continues to further his position and policies in Labour. Peter Taaffe looks at the significance of their contrasting fortunes.

Nationalise Bombardier!

A brewing international trade dispute is threatening thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland. One thousand workers at Canadian aerospace company Bombardier's Belfast plant are engaged in building wings for its new C-series passenger jet.

Action against capitalist establishment sabotage still needed

In the end, a somewhat boring election campaign that ignored many of the issues ended in a political earthquake. For the first time in decades, a racist, right nationalist party, AfD (Alternative for Germany), entered the German parliament.

The strike call of the Sindicato de Estudiantes in Catalonia for Thursday 28th September is winning massive support. Today a press conference of the Sindicato de Estudiantes and PODEMOS was held at the national parliament in Madrid to support the strike. Further reports will follow.

As the Labour Party goes into its third annual conference with Jeremy Corbyn as leader, are his anti-austerity policies closer to being realised? Is the party being transformed in a socialist direction?

After another day of trade union protests across France, we carry an article on the growing mood of opposition to President Emmanuel Macron and his totally pro-business policies.

On the 11th September one million people spilled onto the streets of Barcelona shouting loud and clear their intention to vote during the 1st October referendum, making it clear that they were not going to let the ruling Partido Popular (People's Party/PP) deny them this right.

Yet again, as has happened on each Diada [‘National Day...

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