We work to unite all those who support equality, democracy, justice and social progress in the Caribbean. We will support all who recognise that the struggle against racism, fascism, imperialism and neo-colonialism in the Caribbean requires the building of strong international links between the working people there and their sisters and brother globally.
In so doing we recognise that the British Empire has bestowed a bitter legacy on sections of the working classes in the UK and the former colonies. We seek to maintain and expand solidarity with the black workers and their allies in the Caribbean as well as being part of the anti-racist struggle in Britain.
The University and College Union (UCU) branch at the Grand Parade campus of the University of Brighton passed the following resolution, which has been endorsed by the CLS executive:
This branch expresses its dismay that the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Rebecca Long-Bailey, has been sacked for retweeting an article from The Independent, by the actor Maxine Peake, which linked Israeli training to the ‘knee on the neck’ tactic of restraint. The branch notes that this is not an egregious link: the tactic is widespread in its use by Israeli forces against Palestinian protesters, and that the training of … Read on ...
The latest issue of Cutlass, the bulletin of Caribbean Labour Solidarity is now out, download it here…
- The situation in Guyana
- US Dockworkers Strike for Justice
- Statues and slavery
- Venezuela: UK’s colonialist impulses
- Report from Jamaica
- Israel plans to annex parts of Palestine
- A Tribute to Ed Spring