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As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on

First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

How can we fight under new strike laws?

Offshore workers in the Unite union are the latest to have their legal right to strike blocked by the Trade Union Act. But it is possible to fight as Royal Mail have shown.

Councils need to fight the Tories' demands for cuts - including those run by Labour

Even if councils stopped filling in potholes, maintaining parks and open spaces it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy the Tories’ demand for cuts.

The Tories are down but not out - we need to start kicking to bring them down

It’s less than a month since the general election and the Tories have dropped almost their entire manifesto.

The Labour right’s Brexit bungle helps the Tories

The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU

The vile Tory murderers must pay—protests can get them out

The Tories have stitched up a deal with the sectarian murderers and sexist bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Royal value for money?

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, survivors had to fight to get help from the authorities. But there’s always money for the rich.

Grenfell Tower fire shows up everything wrong with our system—it's time to end it

Grenfell is not some great exception to capitalist rule. It is a particularly sharp example of business as usual.

Neoliberalism, the ideology that put profit before safety, could be on its way out

It may be that health and safety is what kills off the neoliberal consensus

It’s up to us to force Theresa May out

Rage at the murder of working class people at Grenfell Tower has plunged the Tories deeper into crisis.

Let the refugees in

As many as 600 refugees again face homelessness and repression at Calais because they have nowhere else to go

Don’t wait for May to leave—kick her out

The most useful thing we can do for Theresa May right now is wait. The worst thing for our side would be to limit, tone down or constrain mobilisation against the Tories.

Austerity is a choice which always leaves workers behind

Reeling from their shattering blow in the general election, Tories and right wing press barons have declared that “austerity is over”.

General election shows that politics is polarising back to two parties

Not so long ago it looked as if parliamentary politics in Britain was fragmenting.

If Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister, we’ll need struggle to stop bosses’ sabotage

Socialist Worker urges all its readers in England and Wales to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour.

Billion dollar cuts cause crisis for Trump administration

In the wake of last Saturday’s horrific attack in London “White House sources” have floated the prospect that Donald Trump could visit Britain “in solidarity”.

There’s no such thing as national interest

Theresa May's claims to represent us all are a lie to cover up the class divide

Jeremy Corbyn was right to link West's war with Manchester attack

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 SNP did not deliver a radical decade in office

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.

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward

We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

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