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War threats flow from logic of imperialism

War threats flow from logic of imperialism The world has moved closer towards a deadly military catastrophe in the last week. It’s an utterly chilling prospect.

Ken Livingstone, Labour and the fight against antisemitism

ken livingstone labour party antisemitism Everyone should stand against the attempt to force the Labour Party to expel Ken Livingstone.

Turkish referendum showed problems facing country's authoritarian ruler

Turkish referendum showed problems facing countrys authoritarian ruler The Turkish referendum result last week showed up the problems facing the increasingly authoritarian president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 

Donald Trump - the war president will crash into reality

Trump, US, Donald Trump, Syria, war, Afghanistan, bomb Missiles in Syria, a mega-bomb in Afghanistan, a potential nuclear confrontation in Korea—what happened to the Donald Trump who ran as a critic of US foreign wars?

Struggle is key to beating the Tories

Struggle is key to beating the Tories The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Only taking the revolution beyond Russia could save it from ruling classes' attack

Only taking the revolution beyond Russia could save it from ruling classes attack The internationalism of the Bolsheviks challenged the ideology of the war and posed a threat to the world’s capitalists

What’s behind the US attack on Syria?


Donald Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian airbase last week and already the establishment is praising the president's "leadership" writes Alex Callinicos

Is the media sexist because ordinary people are?


Sexist drivel: After a meeting between Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon and Tory prime minister Theresa May all the odious Daily Mail newspaper columnist Sarah Vine could talk about was their legs—for several paragraphs.

Fight for a Brexit for workers


The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union has begun. However we voted in the referendum last June, we now have to work together to beat back the right and seize the opportunities available.

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual?


The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.

Resist racist violence with a mass movement


Most ordinary people are genuinely horrified by what happened—but much of the media’s reaction is disgustingly hypocritical

Time to Break up Britain


The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it

After Westminster attack, unite against racism


There will be attempts to use the shock and pain of the killings to divide working people, justify more wars and whip up Islamophobia.

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack


As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia

Will referendum backfire for the Tories’ friend in Turkey?


A repressive government is holding a biased referendum to increase its powers to silence opposition further—and the Tories are backing them all the way.

'Today some lives seem more valued than others'


Experience tells us that this will be a testing time for the community. The media is in a frenzy.

Imperialist wars make terror inevitable


Much of the media was quick to declare Khalid Masood, who attacked people on Westminster bridge last Wednesday, an Islamist.

Divorce this sexist system


Two court rulings have trapped a woman in a “desperately unhappy” marriage after refusing to let her divorce her husband.

McGuinness went from rebel to minister


Rebels are often condemned in their lifetime and praised in death. Former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader Martin McGuiness managed to receive the praise while still alive.

The best democracy that money can buy


Elections can be bought. While voters are no longer bought beer in rotten boroughs, the spending at elections is eye watering.

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