REVOLUTION is an international socialist youth movement. We are against capitalism and the war, poverty and climate chaos it creates. The rich and powerful clique responsible for slashing our public services, privatising education and throwing millions on the dole won’t give up their wealth and privilege by being voted out. They are launching a class war to make youth and workers pay the cost of capitalism’s crisis.
We want to seize their wealth and abolish class society through a socialist revolution. This is what we are fighting for.
A couple of weeks ago it was revealed that £2.3million of taxpayer’s money has been squandered in order to provide budget meals for the privileged the thieves in the House of Lords. Few people were surprised by this – many haven’t batted an eyelid as this sort of thing is nothing new anymore. It is… [Continue Reading]
2000 French troops have invaded the African country of Mali after the national government collapsed. French airstrikes have fallen on the towns of Gao and kidal amongst others. The French government says, predictably, that their intervention is “humanitarian” but it is no coincidence that French companies make a mint from the Uranium reserves in the… [Continue Reading]
Following the decisions of its December conference, the National Campaign Against Fees & Cuts (NCAFC) has created membership and affiliation structures. All students can now join NCAFC for £1, and school, college and university anti-cuts groups can affiliate. This will give activists a democratic voice in the campaign and greatly strengthen national and local co-ordination…. [Continue Reading]
This article originally appeared at www.workerspower.com 2012 was a year to forget for the Tories. It was, in the main, a year to forget for student activists as well. The first year of £9,000 fees saw a 10 per cent drop in student numbers. September saw the government try to deport thousands of overseas students from… [Continue Reading]
Teachers in the National Union of Teachers (NUT) will strike on March 13th. This is to strike back against endless attacks by education secretary Michael Gove. The Tories want to abolish automatic pay progression and replace it with performance-related pay. This isn’t about giving teachers’ incentives to work harder. It’s about getting rid of national… [Continue Reading]
International Statement – REVOLUTION IC Since the downfall of dictator Mubarak in 2011, Egypt’s people have had to fight tooth and nail to get a new set of laws – a constitution – democratically created. Then they had to vote whether to accept the draft. On the 15th of December, the first round of… [Continue Reading]
After completing a stint in education, be it leaving school at 16 or staying on in further education, most of us find that we are doomed to be little more than slaves to a company. For some of us however, this could now be the case from the mere age of 14. Enter, “Studio Schools”,… [Continue Reading]
Politicians, journalists and boot-licking monarchists have been competing to celebrate the announcement that an unemployed couple – living on benefits – are to have a baby. Usually the Tories and their mates in the millionaires’ media spend their time demonising those with an over-inflated sense of entitlement, over-sized families, who sponge off the taxpayer (but… [Continue Reading]
Hundreds of low-paid New York fast-food industry workers walked off the job yesterday in protest at poverty pay which is seeing bosses rake in record profits. The action marked escalation by the New York Communities for Change campaign which has been leading a drive to unionise workers in an industry where unions are virtually unknown… [Continue Reading]
Firms in the United Kingdom have been helping millionaires avoid millions in taxes using complex tax evasion schemes. With the BBC Panorama program on Sunday, it is has become obvious how easy the rich can trick Her Majesties Revenue and Customs out of billions. HM Revenue and Customs claim that tax evasion costs the tax… [Continue Reading]