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For a Brexit from Ireland


Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”

The state protects the cops


Within 70 minutes of coming into contact with the cops Rashan Charles was dead.

A crisis of politics hounds the European ruling class


Until this week the Tories looked like the weakest government in the European Union. (EU). That’s impressive given the competition.

Take academies back into public hands


The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.

Stop the drive to a new war in Middle East


The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.

Tory cabinet in crisis and we can get them out


 Tory rule stands on the shakiest of foundations.

Saving Scottish Labour


Recovery for Labour in Scotland is a real possibility. The race for the leadership of Scottish Labour reflects why.

Tory scum floats on top of a sexist society


Allegations of serious sexual harassment and abuse by MPs have shone a light on the sexism which lies at the heart of our society.

Abortion is a right


Poorer women in Northern Ireland who come to England to have an abortion will now be able to claim money for travel and accommodation.

Border controls mean slavery and death


Tuesday marked one year since the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp by cops in Calais.And one year on the refugee crisis is as bad as ever.

Justice for contaminated blood survivors now


The government’s consultation regarding a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal ended on Tuesday.

There’s no capitalism without racism


We have to fight together against Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism. But we also need to confront the capitalist system that produces racism.

Services on the brink


Public services are at breaking point after seven years of Tory austerity.

Fighting racism means fighting the Tories


Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.

Our rulers are violent hypocrites


 The Spanish state has responded to the Catalan independence referendum with violence.

Bosses struggle to defend failing system


Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in


The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Don’t just savour the Tories’ crisis - organise to make them fall


After decades of right wing ideas dominating political debate in Britain, the left feels more confident.

Tories axe million public sector jobs


After seven years of brutal attacks on public services there are almost one million fewer public sector jobs.

Shift resistance up a gear to drive May out


Theresa May is desperately trying to gloss over the latest row engulfing the Tories.

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