During Labour Party conference, over a hundred activists joined speakers from across Latin America to express solidarity with the region's left movements.
"Despite Biden’s campaign promises the blockade remains in place, and recent announcements to reverse some of Trump’s policies have yet to be implemented."
"Our own Tory government is stoking tensions, with bellicose rhetoric and its own military build-up.... the return of US nuclear weapons at RAF Lakenheath alongside an NPT-non-compliant increase of British nuclear stockpiles."
"Alongside the TUC’s clear expressions of solidarity with the Palestinian people, policy passed at Labour’s Annual Conferences in 2018, 2019 and 2021 give a clear framework for Labour Party solidarity with the Palestinian people."
"Across Latin America, the left is leading the fight to protect and maintain the social progress made during the first ‘pink tide’. One of the clearest examples of this can be found in contemporary Bolivia."
The left has elected presidents in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, Peru, Chile, and now in Colombia, but... is still subjected to hostile acts of aggression by the US and its Atlantic accomplices, including the UK.
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"We’ve witnessed a disturbing rise in political violence against Lula’s supporters... we must do all we can to ensure that the results of the election are respected" - Jess Barnard
A special print edition of Labour Outlook featuring articles from Mark Serwotka, PCS; Sarah Wooley, BFAWU; Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No!; and Jess Barnard, members' representative on Labour's NEC.
On 6th September, MP raised in Parliament Bolsonaro's threats against democracy; asking whether the UK government will put pressure on Bolsonaro to ensure elections are free and fair.