‘US hands off Cuba! End British complicity!’

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020
Dozens join action in London Nov. 7 demanding “Hands off Cuba.” Similar protest took place in Manchester.

LONDON — Dozens of people joined “Hands off Cuba” protests here and in Manchester Nov. 7, demanding a halt to Washington’s economic war against Cuba aimed at advancing its decadeslong effort to overturn the Cuban Revolution. In an attack on…


Hundreds protest in London, demand ‘No more Grenfells!’

Vol. 83/No. 44 - December 2, 2019
Demonstrators protest Nov. 14 in London in one of monthly “silent marches” marking 2017 fire in Grenfell Tower where 72 people died after flammable cladding on building ignited.

LONDON — Hundreds joined a Nov. 14 protest marking the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in which 72 people lost their lives. The monthly “silent marches” are called by Grenfell United, an organization of residents, their family members and others to…


Mosul ‘reading festival’ celebrates return of art, literature

Vol. 82/No. 48 - December 24, 2018
Mime performance by Mosul University students Nov. 30 acts out recent history. Dancers in white defeat Islamic State fighters in black, return a painting to view and a musician plays his flute to cheers of the crowd.

MOSUL, Iraq — More than 1,000 people, including hundreds of youth, participated in the second “reading festival” here since the end of the three-year reign of terror by Islamic State. The Nov. 30 event was a celebration of the defeat…


Books by SWP leaders draw interest at Tehran book fair

Vol. 82/No. 27 - July 23, 2018
Books by SWP leaders draw interest at Tehran book fair

TEHRAN, Iran — The 31st Tehran International Book Fair — held under the slogan “No to Not Reading Books” — took place here in May. The annual event was held at the Imam Khomeini Mosalla, an enormous mosque in the…


Strikers from three companies hold joint rally in Manchester

Vol. 82/No. 7 - February 19, 2018

MANCHESTER, England — Some 200 UNITE union members on strike here and their supporters joined forces Jan. 26, marching through the city center to a rally at the Mechanics’ Institute. Maintenance workers from Mears joined IT workers from Fujitsu and…