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Brexit collaboration between unions and bosses is bad news for workers


Whatever you think the way forward for workers is over Brexit, you can be sure it won’t come from collaboration between the unions and the bosses.

NHS fight should spark resistance to Tories


It will be great to see tens of thousands of people march for the NHS in London on Saturday. It’s an active response to the desperate crisis of the NHS and a show of defiance.

Corbyn was right to back Palestinians' right to return


After weeks of onslaught against the right to criticise Israel, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn still manages to speak out for Palestinians.

The EU stands for the few, not the many


Labour’s leadership is “walking a tightrope” to get the right position on Brexit. That’s what shadow chancellor John McDonnell told Labour supporters at an event in central London last Saturday

It's time to burst the bubble of capitalism


A panic over shortages of carbon dioxide (CO2) is a very good example of the defects of capitalism.

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders


Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

As Tories split over spliffs - we say legalise cannabis


Former Conservative leader William Hague is the latest high profile Tory to call for cannabis law reform.

Don’t let the vote to leave the European Union be written off as backward


The campaign for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit is based on liberal snobbery toward workers, says Sadie Robinson

Italy’s racist government rejects refugees


When 629 people were rescued from drowning they might have expected to be treated with some humanity.

Trump’s imperialist deal with North Korea won’t bring peace


Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un patted themselves on the back after signing a “peace deal” on Tuesday.

One year on - the Grenfell Tower fire is a symbol of a world built for the rich


The fire at Grenfell Tower is a symbol of decades of attacks on working class people.

Don’t be complacent about fascist threat


Nobody should now be in any doubt about the threat from the far right in Britain.

Exploit Tory Brexit split


Theresa May is taking a gamble next week which, if it fails, could sink her.

Reject Trump’s bigotry, not just his trade deals


Tory prime minister Theresa May was “deeply disappointed” at her friend Donald Trump this week.

What’s the answer to grim strike stats?


The strike figures for 2017, released last week, make depressing reading.

Italy’s crisis shows how the EU and bosses rule


Italy in the last few days has shown the reality of capitalist power and its lack of concern for democracy.

Mamoudou Gassama case shows the price of citizenship


Good news came recently to all undocumented migrants living in fear of the French state. All they have to do to gain citizenship is save a child’s life.

Livingstone case shows it’s risky for Corbyn to appease the right


Every time the Labour right have confronted Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters in open combat they’ve been defeated, usually humiliatingly. But they’ve just been allowed to score a major victory

Regional rivalries lie behind Trump shifts


Why is Donald Trump destabilising the Middle East? For that’s what he’s doing by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran.

Get out of Afghanistan


At least 400 extra British troops could soon be sent to Afghanistan.

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