Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/573/7105

From The Socialist newspaper, 31 March 2009

No2EU - Yes to Democracy

Bob Crow on the anti-G20 demo, photo Paul Mattsson

Bob Crow on the anti-G20 demo, photo Paul Mattsson

The No2EU-Yes to Democracy electoral coalition, headed by Bob Crow, the general secretary of the RMT transport workers' union, will be contesting seats in June's European elections.

The coalition will campaign against the EU-led privatisation of our public services, for workers' rights, and in opposition to the EU constitution (now repackaged as the Lisbon Treaty), which puts into EU law the failed doctrines of free market economics.

The immediate task facing the coalition in the next couple of weeks is to raise the funds necessary to enable it to stand as widely as possible across Britain. The RMT is financially backing the campaign but its national political fund is limited. So while many other national trade unions continue to use their political funds to finance New Labour, No2EU-Yes to Democracy will have to rely on the support of individual trade unionists.

NO2EU on the

NO2EU on the 'Put People First' demo, photo Paul Mattsson

An appeal sheet has been produced, with a message from Bob Crow, which should be used to collect donations urgently. For copies of this, and to find out more information, go to the website at www.no2eu.com

Postal donations, with cheques made out to 'No2EU-Yes to Democracy', should be sent to Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD, with your name and address.

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.


In The Socialist 31 March 2009:

The G20 leaders have no solution to the crisis...

Fight for a future!

Youth Fight for Jobs conference

Why I'm marching

The grim reality of job-hunting


G20 protests

G20 Summit: Capitalism facing 'make or break'

Free market system killing our planet

UEL clampdown

Bail out workers, not Wall Street!


Socialist Party workplace news

Visteon workers occupy Belfast factory

Construction workers' protests continue

Socialist stands in Aslef leadership elections

College teachers strike in Eastbourne

Unison needs a fighting leadership: Leeds City Council

Whipps Cross Hospital

Unison elections


Socialist Party Marxist analysis

Economic crisis turning into political action


Socialist Party election campaign

No2EU - Yes to Democracy

Dave Nellist on the Politics Show


Socialist Party campaigns

Poor hit by price rises

No to privatised polyclinics

Gordon Brown meets the bankers

Sack the bankers not the workers!

Fast News


International socialist news and analysis

Now that the profits are drying up in the Indian software industry

Sweden: Socialist councillor viciously assaulted by Nazis


 

Home   |   The Socialist 31 March 2009   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate   |   Bookshop






Related links:

No2EU:

triangleElection appeal - don't delay!

triangleLondon NO2EU - Yes to workers' rights public meeting

triangleElection appeal: help us make history

triangleEastern region NO2EU election meeting

triangleWest Midlands No2EU: EU elections May 2014, campaign launch

Democracy:

triangleSupport the campaign to readmit expelled trade union militants

triangleThe Socialist Party and support for the Corbyn movement

triangleHyperNormalisation: Arbitrary selection of ideas to confirm feelings of powerlessness

triangleCorbynism and the rise of left populism

EU:

triangleBrexit spin: demand a real workers' exit

triangleCardiff West Socialist Party: The EU and the free movement of labour

triangleTories plan pain with Brexit Autumn Statement

Bob Crow:

triangleMusic review: No to TTIP

triangleNo to the bosses' EU, yes to international solidarity

RMT:

triangleStrike action across London and South East rail network

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

1/12/16

Glasgow

Protest against Glasgow Labour's scab workforce plan to defeat Unison strike

30/11/16

Poverty

Hospital admissions for malnutrition rise threefold

30/11/16

Abortion

Repeal the 8th protest for abortion rights

30/11/16

Sheffield

Sheffield for sale!

30/11/16

Leeds

Young workers in Leeds socialise and mobilise at Unison young workers gig

30/11/16

Sheffield

Protest to demand pay rise for Sheffield

30/11/16

Rail

Strike action across London and South East rail network

30/11/16

Durham

Durham teaching assistants determined to win

30/11/16

Crossrail

London Crossrail workers walk out

30/11/16

What we saw

What We Saw

30/11/16

Women

Women bear 85% of benefit cuts

30/11/16

Housing

Fight to make letting agent fee ban reality

30/11/16

Detention

Hunger strikes, suicides - end detention now

30/11/16

Domestic violence

Fight the cuts - victims of domestic abuse depend on it

30/11/16

Homelessness

Homelessness - capitalism is destroying people's lives

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party

triangle1 Dec Protest against Glasgow Labour's scab workforce plan to defeat Unison...

triangle30 Nov Time to fight low pay

triangle30 Nov Brexit spin: demand a real workers' exit

triangle26 Nov Hands off HRI charts way forward

triangle26 Nov Sheffield needs a pay rise

Fidel Castro, photo by Agência Brasil, Creative Commons

triangle26 Nov Fidel Castro dies: Defend gains of Cuba revolution and fight for...

triangle25 Nov Crossrail day of action

More ...

triangle6 Dec West London Socialist Party: Women and the struggle for socialism

triangle6 Dec Manchester Socialist Party: Music and Socialism

triangle7 Dec Cardiff West Socialist Party: The EU and the free movement of labour

triangle7 Dec Hackney & Islington Socialist Party: Castro and Cuba

More ...

Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Archive

Categories

1-9 

1-9 


Archives:

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

Legal

SP RSS feed RSS

Platform setting: = No platform choice