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Time to Break up Britain

04 April 2017
The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it

The Labour Party and the 'national interest'

04 April 2017
Nothing good can come of putting nation before class

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

Labour council pays £80,000 a year for consultants to push Haringey demolitions

04 April 2017
Haringey council’s plans to demolish seven estates in the north London borough took another step forward this week. The £2 billion redevelopment project is the biggest of its kind in London and will set a dangerous precedent if it’s allowed to go ahead.

Tory and New Labour sell offs created the housing fat cats

28 March 2017
The crisis in housing is growing with working class people threatened with rent hikes or even eviction. But it was the Tories and New Labour who created this crisis

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit

28 March 2017
Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) was set to start on Wednesday—along with a new round of headaches for the Tories

Power in a union—Unite's warring bureaucrats and their rank and file challenger

28 March 2017
As the Unite general secretary election gets underway, Dave Sewell looks at the politics behind the battle for Britain’s biggest union

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

21 March 2017
So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.

Labour activists slapped down by party officials for opposing free school

21 March 2017
Labour Party officials have threatened to suspend one of their own constituency parties for campaigning against a free school

Anti-migrant Labour MPs attack Corbyn over Brexit

14 March 2017
Backbench Labour hypocrites who support the EU’s worst aspects but not the rights of migrant workers only deepen the party’s crisis

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

14 March 2017
The Labour Party is trying to face two ways over Scottish independence—and the result will be disastrous.

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

07 March 2017
A left electoral challenge to Labour at the moment would be a barrier to building broader resistance to the Tories

We need to fight for new referendum on Scottish independence

07 March 2017
Theresa May has set herself on a collision course with everyone who wants an independent Scotland

Must the Labour Party move right?

07 March 2017
As pundits argue that Labour can only win if it dumps Jeremy Corbyn’s left wing policies, Dave Sewell looks at what is really behind the party’s problems

Labour Party shouldn't try to 'out-Ukip Ukip,' says MP Diane Abbott

07 March 2017
Shadow home secretary and Labour MP Diane Abbott has the labour movement to reject myths about immigration and to march against racism on Saturday 18 March.

After Stoke and Copeland by-elections, how can Labour move forward?

28 February 2017
It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell spoke to Socialist Worker on the recent by-election results

28 February 2017
As the Labour right gear up to attack Corbyn again, John McDonnell talks about Copeland and Stoke, and the way forward for Labour

Corbyn must fight against the Labour right, not placate them

28 February 2017
There have been a series of veiled threats to Corbyn’s leadership. Corbyn’s only hope lies in breaking from his foes—not placating them

Right wing has itself to blame for a Labour loss in Copeland

28 February 2017
The right wing of the Labour Party has stepped up its attacks on leader Jeremy Corbyn and the left after the party’s defeat in the Copeland by-election last week.

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

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