Theresa May's claims to represent us all are a lie to cover up the class divide
Whatever happens in the election, Jeremy Corbyn has earned his place in history. He did this last Friday when he didn’t flee in the face of the Tory attempts to exploit the Manchester atrocity.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has been in control of the Scottish government for just over ten years. Since the 2014 independence referendum it has been the dominant political party in Scotland.
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A radical general election campaign can make the Tories sweat
According to the pundits working class people are abandoning the Labour Party for the Tories.
Tony Cliff was born 100 years ago last weekend, on 20 May 1917. Brought up a Palestinian Jew, he came to Britain in 1946.
Whenever an argument is put for reform that could benefit millions of working class people, right wing commentators tell us it is unaffordable or idealistic.
Labour could deliver a shock result if it has radical policies and an insurgent campaign
Nearly 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine’s West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, Palestinian leaders seem further away than ever from getting Israel to leave.
The press denunciations of Labour’s leaked draft manifesto have been predictable. “Corbyn’s misguided bid to turn the clock back,” spluttered the Financial Times, “Corbyn’s fantasy land”, the Mail.
Forty years ago this month some 10,000 people marched in London to defend abortion rights. The demonstration, organised by the National Abortion Campaign (NAC), opposed a bill brought by Tory MP William Benyon.
Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has of course played into Theresa May’s hands. He let his staff leak a thoroughly disparaging account of a dinner she gave for him at Downing Street to a German conservative newspaper.
Right wingers have raised the spectre of Communism to discredit Labour’s left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.
The idea that a US president’s first 100 days in office should be decisive goes back to Franklin Roosevelt in 1933.
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).
Jeremy Corbyn is energising swathes of people who want to see the back of the Tories.
The Turkish referendum result last week showed up the problems facing the increasingly authoritarian president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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?