Trade unions need Momentum

WHILE THE WIND OF CHANGE is blowing through the Labour Party - bringing with it a huge growth in membership and activity, new ideas and renewed optimism - the trade unions remain in decline.

An independent Catalunya?

Voting is going ahead across Catalonia today. Riot police charged crowds of people at polling stations in Barcelona attempting to disperse crowds with what appeared to be rounds of rubber bullets.

The option before the Venezuelan people seems to be either open rule again by the parties of capital, backed by US imperialism and probably involving the massacre of Chavistas; or increasingly authoritarian rule by a military-backed government far from the ideals of the Bolivarian revolution.