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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.

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.

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.

McGuinness went from rebel to minister


Rebels are often condemned in their lifetime and praised in death. Former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader Martin McGuiness managed to receive the praise while still alive.

Labour’s right wing MPs won’t be beaten at their own game


So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.

Labour has to back Scottish independence, not just a second referendum


The Labour Party is trying to face two ways over Scottish independence—and the result will be disastrous.

We need bold politics to beat the racist right


Racist lies dominate much of mainstream politics. But wide sections of the population are repulsed by the lurch to the right of those at the top.

Famine and crisis fuelled by the West


The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War.

The SWP, TUSC and Labour—how do we take on the Tories?


A left electoral challenge to Labour at the moment would be a barrier to building broader resistance to the Tories

Defend women's right to choose


The Daily Mail newspaper launched an attack on abortion rights this week. Its front page on Monday raged against Marie Stopes charity doctors for approving abortions “for women they have never even met”.

Shape the revolts to give the Tories a kicking


In the first ten weeks of 2017, more than 400,000 people across Britain have joined demonstrations against US president Donald Trump, racism and attacks on the health service.

‘Centre ground’ offers no way to beat right


If you’re on the left it can feel like there isn’t much to be cheerful about. But it isn’t true that everything is going one way.

Defy the Trade Union Act


Workers’ rights were rolled back this week as rules in the Trade Union Act 2016 came into force.

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism


The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump


There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

United struggle can defend free movement


Defending freedom of movement and migrant workers’ rights is a key dividing line in British politics.

Smash this dam system


The Oroville dam in California is a grotesque metaphor for US capitalism. The dam—the largest in the US—is ready to burst.

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