Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1027/28578

From The Socialist newspaper, 30 January 2019

Belgium: Movement against climate change grows

School students walking out against climate change, 24.1.19, photo by CWI

School students walking out against climate change, 24.1.19, photo by CWI   (Click to enlarge)

School student strikes hit a record high. 35,000 marched through Brussels on Thursday 24 January, triple the size of the week before. On Sunday 27 January, more than 70,000 marched on a national climate change demo in Brussels.

The Flemish environment minister said she "feels encouraged to continue her policies" and "there are now affordable electric cars on the market, they cost only 37,000 (32,000)." One of the 18-year-old organisers of the school student strikes wondered if the minister even had the slightest idea of what normal people earn.

In our material we respond to the anti-capitalist sentiment among the protesters by explaining we need a planned economy, meeting the needs of the working class and the planet. The movement is still at its beginning. By arming it with collective demands that can involve working-class organisations, it can grow even larger and more powerful.

Michael Bouchez, CWI Belgium

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


In The Socialist 30 January 2019:


What we think

Venezuela: resist the pro-imperialist coup!

Join the fight to defend women's lives


News

Austerity out, Tories out

Tory on homeless: "tear down these tents"

Hillsborough trial: cop changes story

Liverpool Travelodge digger wrecking

Fresh inquest into killer air pollution: nationalise energy and public transport!


International socialist news and analysis

International solidarity with the struggle of the Sudanese people

Brazil: Hundreds die in avoidable dam collapse

Belgium: Movement against climate change grows

Germany: School student walkouts reject Coal Commission proposals


Workplace news

Tesco changes threaten thousands of jobs

PCS Left Unity chooses Chris Baugh - unite behind the left AGS and NEC slate

Leicester college staff strike against low pay

Teachers vote 83% for strikes

Unison union campaigns for school support staff action

Trade unions protect rail workers' picket line in Hull


Campaigns and party news

Councils can fight cuts!

Coxford ward byelection: No to cuts - defend our vital services

Keep profiteering developers out!

A strategy to fight the far right

Want to oust the Tories and change the world? ...Then give us the resources to do it!

Socialist Party Wales conference

East Midlands conference


Opinion

Exhibition: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War

Fiction: Tombland "The power of common people fighting for justice in the 16th century"

The Socialist Inbox


 

Home   |   The Socialist 30 January 2019   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate   |   Audio  |   PDF  |   ebook






Related links:

Belgium:

triangleEurope: school students strike against climate change

triangleBelgium Lidl strike victory

triangleA world in crisis, ripe for revolution

triangleFighting sexism, violence and capitalism - an international struggle

triangle1987 Zeebrugge disaster

Climate change:

triangleYouth strike for the climate: "There's no planet B"

triangleThem & us

triangleTo end climate change we need to fight for socialist change!

triangleHuddersfield Socialist Party: '12 years to save the world' - A socialist answer to climate change

Strikes:

triangleSweden: dock strikes test new government

triangleFrance gilets jaunes' backed by mass strike action

triangle'Shac' campaign fights for housing

School:

triangleEnfield: striking against academisation - fighting for a no-cuts budget

triangleUnited States: LA teachers' strike defeats privatisers

CWI:

triangleFrance: striking workers confront Macron

International

International

15/2/19

Catalonia

For a Catalan republic of workers and the people

13/2/19

France

France: striking workers confront Macron

6/2/19

Sweden

Sweden: dock strikes test new government

6/2/19

France

France gilets jaunes' backed by mass strike action

6/2/19

United States

United States: LA teachers' strike defeats privatisers

6/2/19

United States

United States: strike ends federal shutdown

30/1/19

Venezuela

Venezuela: resist the pro-imperialist coup!

30/1/19

Germany

Germany: School student walkouts reject Coal Commission proposals

30/1/19

Belgium

Belgium: Movement against climate change grows

30/1/19

Sudan

International solidarity with the struggle of the Sudanese people

30/1/19

Brazil

Brazil: Hundreds die in avoidable dam collapse

24/1/19

Venezuela

Venezuela: For mass mobilisation of workers to build real socialism and put an end to corrupt bureaucracy!

23/1/19

CWI

International round-up

23/1/19

Poland

Poland: thousands mourn death of murdered mayor

23/1/19

Europe

Europe: school students strike against climate change

triangleMore International articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


February 2019

January 2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999