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Shape the revolts to give the Tories a kicking


In the first ten weeks of 2017, more than 400,000 people across Britain have joined demonstrations against US president Donald Trump, racism and attacks on the health service.

Theresa May’s stitch-up over Brexit could unravel


Since the Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central by-elections last week, the media have paused in their condemnations of Jeremy Corbyn only to sing the praises of Theresa May.

‘Centre ground’ offers no way to beat right


If you’re on the left it can feel like there isn’t much to be cheerful about. But it isn’t true that everything is going one way.

Defy the Trade Union Act


Workers’ rights were rolled back this week as rules in the Trade Union Act 2016 came into force.

Ukip in crisis again as hard racists blame 'wet' racists for by-election defeat


Open warfare has broken out in the racist Ukip party. Ukip leader Paul Nuttall’s failure to win the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election last month has provoked a fresh round of infighting.

Has the ‘deep state’ turned on Donald Trump?


ONE STRIKING feature of contemporary politics is the development of intense conflicts within the ruling class, with each side denouncing the other as liars.

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism


The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump


There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

Trump’s turnaround can’t solve US imperialism’s Palestine problem


On the surface of it, Donald Trump seemed to make a huge shift in the US imperialist policy in the Middle East yesterday, Wednesday.

Tories should be in trouble over Brexit


On the face of it, the Tories should be more divided than Labour by the vote to leave the European Union.

United struggle can defend free movement


Defending freedom of movement and migrant workers’ rights is a key dividing line in British politics.

Smash this dam system


The Oroville dam in California is a grotesque metaphor for US capitalism. The dam—the largest in the US—is ready to burst.

Donald Trump and big business - greed collides with fear for top bosses


It's a cliche that markets are driven by fear and greed. The same is true of the attitude of big business in the US towards Donald Trump.

Syria—revolution drowned in blood


No one should doubt the brutality of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

Turn anti-Trump revolt into movement to win


Theresa May is in trouble over her decision to invite US president Donald Trump to Britain. Even the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, lambasted Trump this week.

Time to get rid of this sick capitalist system


Donald Trump is not just “business as usual”. He represents something more overtly and aggressively racist, sexist and undemocratic than most politicians.

Theresa May's gamble on Trump will surely backfire


Theresa May must have thought it was a smart move to become the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump in the White House.

Stop playing the Labour right’s Brexit game


The Labour Party is getting itself into yet another pickle. This time it’s over Theresa May’s plan to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and start the two-year countdown to Britain leaving the European Union (EU).

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world


The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

After Supreme Court ruling on Article 50, fight for a left wing, anti-racist Brexit


Brexit raises the question of what sort of society we want to live in

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