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Windrush scandal is a result of government racism


The 71st anniversary last Saturday of the arrival of the Empire Windrush saw the government desperately trying to escape the shadow of last year’s scandal.

As Tory hypocrites decry the damage they caused - get them all out


The Tories have conveniently discovered their social conscience as the party leadership election hots up.

Ground Heathrow expansion plan to save the planet


Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson famously said he would “lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction” of Heathrow airport’s third runway. He should get ready for action.

Mohammed Morsi’s death in Egypt shows the need for real revolutionary change


The death of former president Mohammed Morsi on Monday shone a light on the brutal reality of the Egyptian counter-revolution.

Don’t wait for Labour—take on the Tories


US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s promise to “push back” against Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister exposed the US state’s attitude to democracy.

Strikes are way to win


Traffic wardens in Camden are celebrating after strikes won them a stunning pay rise. 

Why should Jeremy Corbyn want to meet Donald Trump?


So did Jeremy Corbyn want to meet Donald Trump last week or not? He refused to join Trump for dinner and joined a protest against his visit, yet also hoped to use that visit to meet him.

A ban to beat bigotry in Birmingham?


The threat to LGBT+ education is growing as bigots pledged to press ahead with protests outside a school in Birmingham.

Theresa May leaves a broken Tory party in her wake


Theresa May was to step down as Tory leader this week in a fitting manner—humiliated, derided and friendless.

Boris Johnson won’t end the Tories’ woes


The fact that Donald Trump has endorsed Boris Johnson for the Tory leadership, telling the Sun newspaper “he would be excellent”, is no surprise

Left won’t make gains without class politics


There’s a howling political crisis in Britain—and the left is missing out.

Shed no tears for May


Theresa May confirmed she was standing down as Tory leader on Friday of next week. Most people, including the posh scum of her own party, are glad she is going.

Far right gain from mainstream crisis


The two “moderate” blocs that have run the European Parliament for decades have seen their control torn away in the recent elections.

As Tories’ face wipeout, make the most of their Euro election disaster


The Tories faced a wipeout at this week’s European elections.

Stop warmonger Trump in June


For the second time in his presidency, Donald Trump has threatened to destroy a whole country.

Farage has benefited from ruling class splits


Who is the most successful British politician of the 21st century? The depressing answer, according to the election expert John Curtice, is Nigel Farage.

Jeremy Kyle and television’s grim reality


The Jeremy Kyle TV show has been suspended after a guest died just days after filming an episode.

Vote Labour in the European elections - and increase the Tories’ crisis


The Tories are in near-terminal collapse. They cannot pass legislation, they cannot resolve Brexit and their supporters are jumping ship to the racists of the Brexit Party.

US trade war makes all rivalries sharper


The trade war between the US and China ratcheted up a notch over the past week.

A campaigning victory in Cambridge


The decision to end academic Noah Carl’s research fellowship is a victory for campaigning.

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