FRFI 256 Apr/May 2017

frfi 256Imperialism and Crisis

BREXIT: Britain could crash out of Europe with no Plan B

Imperialism: draining trillions of dollars out of oppressed nations



Spring Budget - Dismal prospects for an unequal, divided Britain

Fight Racism

British state racism ‘the hostile environment’

Asylum seekers protest against shameful Jomast housing conditions in Tyneside

Police & Prisons

Detainees victimised for speaking out

One of a long line of barbarians


Education cuts mean education cuts, Prime Minister


Defending the NHS: the real fight has yet to start

Housing and Welfare

Fighting ‘No DSS’

Reduced overall benefit cap: thousands face homelessness


One to miss


From the cradle to the grave - Inequality and poverty in Scottish education

SNP pushes for Scottish Referendum 2

Socialist History

1917–2017 centenary - February to April


French election exposes splits in the ruling class

Deepening austerity breeds greater resistance in Greece

The struggle to expose torture in Spanish prisons


East Africa famine

Latin America

Socialist Cuba: old obstacles and new challenges

United States

Trump continues racist anti-working class assault

Cuban Five speak about US prisons

Middle East

Turkey’s referendum held in a climate of fear


Zionists ban free speech - universities collaborate

Fight Israeli apartheid ... and PA collaboration


Letters FRFI 256 April/May 2017

FRFI 241 Oct/Nov 2014

Imperialism & Crisis

Unending global crisis reinforces divisions over Europe



Crime in the city

British ruling class: the perpetuation of privilege

Fight Racism

Operation Skybreaker: Defending migrant rights

Public Sector Cuts 

Focus E15 campaign declares ‘Open House’

General election - Westminster parties gear up for more of the same austerity and lies

Parents against cuts to Sure Start in Newcastle


Scottish Independence Referendum - Ruling class panics as Scottish youth and oppressed show the way forward

Labour Party & Trade Unions

How to support Labour and hope to get away with it


Education Notes: Gove may have gone but the market marches on


Ukraine - Contradictions sharpen despite ceasefire

Spain - Solidarity is the future

Latin America

PSUV Congress agrees Bolivarian Revolution’s line of march

Argentina?US venture capitalist attack dogs

World Bank finds Cuban education best in Latin America and the Caribbean


Another USAID attack on Cuba

Middle East

War on ‘IS’ targets Syria

A critical time for the Kurdish struggle


Palestine - Zionists renege on ceasefire agreement

Building solidarity with Palestine –despite Labour attacks


Ebola epidemic – Cuba sends doctors, imperialists send soldiers

Police & Prisons

Inside News - G4S pay out for unlawful handcuffing

Manufacturing radicalisation

Wormwood Scrubs – still ‘filthy and unsafe’


Letters / FRFI 241 Oct/Nov 2014