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Pride in an Irish Border Town

Joseph Healy Red Pepper
Irish LGBTQ campaigner Joseph Healy joined the Pride march in his home town of Newry. He explains how life on the border has changed - and the stakes of Brexit installing a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

Nurses Say: Patients’ Rights Have No Borders

Bonnie Castillo Red Pepper
As a US-friendly no-deal Brexit inches closer, Bonnie Castillo of National Nurses United explains why US nurses have joined the fight against NHS privatisation.

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Convergence On the Right

Cathy Nugent Workers' Liberty
As the far right grows world-wide through the confluence of traditional conservatives, authoritarian elements, white nationalists and previously marginal fascists, its sway makes struggles against capital problematic. A new book charts alternatives.

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to TUC Congress 2019

Jeremy Corbyn TUC
Parliament stands empty shut down by a Prime Minister running away from scrutiny. But we mustn’t mistake the drama at Westminster for real politics. Real politics is about giving power to people so they can take control of their own lives.

Global Left Midweek - August 28, 2019

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Saving the Amazon, Global Climate Strike, Corbyn vs Boris, Women in Sudan, Papua Protests, Kashmir Solidarity, Russia Stirs, Luciana Castellina, Two Views on Hong Kong

Tidbits - Aug. 15, 2019 - Reader Comments: Understanding El Paso; Toni Morrison; Brexit; DSA; Socialism; Italy-Migrant Solidarity; Resource: The Great Recession; #ElPasoFirme Against White Supremacy - Sept 7; US Climate Strikes - Sept 20; more

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Reader Comments: Understanding El Paso; Toni Morrison; Brexit; DSA; Socialism; Italy-Migrant Solidarity; Resource: The Great Recession at 10 Years; #ElPasoFirme Against White Supremacy - Sept 7; US Climate Strikes - Nationwide actions - Sept 20; more
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