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Carillion crash is the product of a failing system

Carillion crash is the product of a failing system Politicians and bosses rushed to denounce failed firm Carillion as the latest in a long list of companies described as the “unacceptable face of capitalism”.

Donald Trump’s cancelled visit to Britain shows that protesting works

Donald Trump’s cancelled visit to Britain shows that protesting works Donald Trump won’t visit Britain next month because he is too scared of protesters

Labour should not back single market

Labour should not back single market Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure from the Labour right to shift his policy on Brexit. This would mean—at the maximum—supporting a second referendum and—at the minimum—backing Britain staying in the European single market if it does leave.

Don’t fall for the right wing myth of the ‘white working class’

Angela Rayner, Labour, education, NEU, rally, London Tory austerity provides a real opportunity to unite working class people in resistance.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct - new name, same pigsty

Gaza, demo, Israel, Palestine, London, protest The cops’ pet watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), has been replaced by the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Tory Toby Young’s free speech lies

Tory Toby Young’s free speech lies Free school fanatic Toby Young will be in charge of policing who is allowed to speak on university campuses.

Don’t wait until 2022 to fight against Tory rule


We can’t wait until the next general election—which might not come until 2022—to get the Tories out.

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left


Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today

Bitcoins—a very capitalist currency


A virtual currency called bitcoin has captured the public imagination—and the attention of get-rich-quick speculators.

Build resistance now to vicious Tory offensive


The year ends in avoidable cold and misery for the victims of Tory Britain.

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived


Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.

The Russian Revolution was worth it—it gives hope of a better future


The revolution of 1917 showed another world is possible, what that world could look like—and how we can make it happen

As Boris Johnson calls for more Middle East intervention - get the Tories out


Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.

It will take action to win on pay


Local government employers have offered a million council workers in England and Wales a 2 percent “rise” for each of the next two years

Britain out of Ireland, fight to shape Brexit


The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.

South Africa needs a new workers’ party


The African National Congress is facing its biggest crisis since the end of apartheid

Theresa May is in a bind over Brexit—struggle could bring her government down


Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one


Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

For a Brexit from Ireland


Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”

Europe’s centre ground is crumbling beneath Angela Merkel’s feet


In the endless discussions about Brexit, it’s commonly assumed that the British side is weak and confused and the European Union (EU) is strong and united. The first is true, the second not so much.

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