Windrush Update – CLS meeting

The Windrush scandal continues as the government drags its feet.
We must not forget them.

Zoom Meeting
Sunday 7 March 2021 2:00 pm London time

Guest Speaker:
Jacqueline Mckenzie, a human rights lawyer specialising in migration, asylum and refugee law, will give us an update on the situation. She is the founder of the Organisation of Migration Advice and Research, which works pro bono with refugees and women who have been trafficked to the UK.


Cutlass 17

The February 2021 edition of Cutlass is now available to download from here…

Articles on

  • Reparations For Slavery Now
  • Ivy, 104, gets her Covid vaccination
  • Oil and the betrayal of Guyana’s working people
  • Haïti General Strike
  • Review of David Horsley on Claudia Jones
  • Karl Marx on Slavery
  • Launch of “How the West Indian Child is Made Educationally Sub-normal…”
  • Capitalism, Slavery, Climate Change and Resistance
  • Remembering Grenfell
  • Report from Jamaica
  • Stansted 15
  • Claude James (1930-2020)

Covid 19 – a CLS public meeting

A Caribbean Labour Solidarity meeting to discuss the effects and political implications of the Covid 19 public health emergency.
Sunday 7 February 2021 at 2pm London time

Our Twitter account is

Some links mentioned in the meeting:

Meeting Agenda

  1. Report from Jamaica by Paul Ward
  2. Dr. Wayne Mitchell – Senior Teaching Fellow, of the Department of Immunology and Inflammation, at Imperial College London, Dr. Donald Palmer, Associate Professor of Immunology at the Royal Veterinary College and Dr. William Ackah, who is the Senior Lecturer in Black and Community Geographies at Birkbeck, University of London.
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Oil and the betrayal of Guyana’s working people

CLS Zoom Meeting – 2pm Sunday 10 January 2021
Watch the recording below

Melinda Janki is an international lawyer and an attorney-at-law in Guyana. A former oil lawyer she has been an outspoken critic of Guyana’s  deal with ExxonMobil and the danger it poses to the Guyanese people. Melinda was legal counsel on a recent court case successfully cutting down Exxon’s environmental permits from 20+ years to 5 years.… Read on ...