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How far do Labour’s plans for workers go?

How far do Labour’s plans for workers go? The Labour Party has unveiled ‘radical measures’ under a new Ministry of Employment Rights. Tomáš Tengely-Evans casts a critical eye over the plans

Politics is about a lot more than parliament

Politics is about a lot more than parliament The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.

A radical Labour can win a general election

A radical Labour can win a general election We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

Life in a container is like a prison - residents speak out

26 August 2019
Councils warehousing poor people in disused office blocks are now putting them in shipping containers.

Corbyn’s confusion over the European Union emboldens the right

20 August 2019
Labour will commit to holding a referendum on a Brexit deal, if there is a general election in autumn, with an option to remain in the European Union (EU).

Paul Mason’s ‘popular front’ of failures is not the way to beat the right

19 August 2019
Journalist Paul Mason has called on Labour to support a ‘Popular Front’ to stop the far right. It proved a disaster in the 1930s—and he should know it, writes Nick Clark

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us

13 August 2019
Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

Scottish independence referendum stirs up Labour crisis

13 August 2019
Right wing Labour Party politicians exploded with anger last week after shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggested a Labour government wouldn’t block a second Scottish independence referendum.

There can be a movement to beat the Tories - but the Labour Party is too cautious

30 July 2019
Jeremy Corbyn responded to Boris Johnson’s election as Tory Party leader by saying that Labour is “absolutely” ready for a general election.

Labour supporters rally for a general election

26 July 2019
Over 1,000 people joined a rally called by the Labour Party outside parliament on Thursday evening demanding a general election.

Jeremy Corbyn faces more attacks for supporting Palestinian rights

23 July 2019
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a mounting challenge against him from right wing MPs

Exclusive - the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian refused to publish

17 July 2019
Socialist Worker exclusively publishes the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian newspaper has refused to.

Labour right launches new attack over antisemitism claims

16 July 2019
Right wing Labour MPs launched a fresh assault on the left last week

Panorama programme on Labour was a shoddy attack on solidarity with Palestine

11 July 2019
The BBC Panorama documentary on Labour and antisemitism on Wednesday was a naked attack on solidarity with Palestinians and legitimate criticism of the Israeli state.

As smears continue against the Labour left - be proud to stand up for Palestine

09 July 2019
Left wingers in the Labour Party are facing fresh accusations from the right this week, writes Nick Clark

Exclusive - Chris Williamson MP calls for a ‘socialist government’ at Marxism 2019

06 July 2019
Suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson has called for a struggle to democratise the Labour Party “in order to democratise society”.

Left Labour joins in with right over Brexit and antisemitism smears

02 July 2019
Frail, weak and unprepared for the pressures of being in government. Not Jeremy Corbyn—the Labour left.

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