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Don’t make alliances with the right wing


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).

Don’t sit on the sidelines—let’s kick out Theresa May and fight for an alternative


Jeremy Corbyn is energising swathes of people who want to see the back of the Tories.

Turkish referendum showed problems facing country's 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


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


The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Ken Livingstone, Labour and the fight against antisemitism


Everyone should stand against the attempt to force the Labour Party to expel Ken Livingstone.

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

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.

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.

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