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Shift resistance up a gear to drive May out


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

Will Labour give solidarity to workers in struggle?


 

Nuclear delusions sideline renewable energy


The case against renewable energy took a severe blow this week after wind power firms won the rigged race for a government subsidy.

Strikes can bust public sector pay cap


The Tories are rumoured to be preparing to lift the 1 percent public sector pay cap—at least for some workers.

Trump—horseman of imperialist apocalypse


Two deeply unpleasant men are facing off over North Korea’s nuclear weapons. The world feels closer to the possibility of nuclear war than at any time for half a century.

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake


The leader of Britain’s biggest union has praised Labour’s call for Britain to stay in the European single market (see page 3).

Kill capitalism—before it kills us


Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.

A pack of racist lies over Travellers in Cromer


Travellers did not run amok in a Norfolk seaside town last weekend—and the town was not put on “lockdown”

The bell could yet toll for Theresa May—if we fight


Weakened and discredited, May must preside over a mess—and with very few allies

Sierre Leone mudslide death toll is no ‘natural’ disaster


Landslides and flooding killed hundreds of people in the West African state of Sierra Leone on Monday.

Wages down, prices up—time to fight the Tories' squeeze on our living standards


The Tories and bosses tried to spin new inflation figures released on Tuesday as good news for workers.

Fat cats rake it in—make them pay out


Some newspapers last week reported that Britain’s top bosses have suffered a 17 percent pay cut. The real news is that the gap between bosses’ and workers’ wages is growing.

Who really tolerates tyrants?


Politicians and pundits have whipped themselves up into moral outrage over Venezuelan “dictator”—or rather, elected president—Nicolas Maduro.

Courts protect warmonger Tony Blair


British newspapers were furious at a bomb maker who was jailed on terror charges last week.

Seize our rulers’ crisis to win real change


The people at the top of society are in trouble. We need to be organised to exploit their vulnerability and force them out, and fight for a better society in the process

The Tories are the living dead - end the zombie regime


A letter of no confidence in Theresa May is already circulating among Conservative MPs.

Warmongers throw good money after bad


How much bang for your buck do you think you’d get for a £100 million fighter jet?

No victory for West in Iraq


Even from their own viewpoint, warmongers’ celebrations of “victory” over Isis in Iraq sound hollow.

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.

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.

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