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Don’t fight for a second EU referendum - fight to get the rotten Tories out

10 July 2018
Some say the Tories are making such a mess of Brexit that it would be better to retreat from it altogether.

European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees

03 July 2018
The European Union (EU) told rescue boats to let refugees drown in the Mediterranean last week.

Don’t let the vote to leave the European Union be written off as backward

18 June 2018
The campaign for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit is based on liberal snobbery toward workers, says Sadie Robinson

European rulers plot new clampdown on refugees after Aquarius docks in Spain

17 June 2018
Hundreds of refugees arrived in Spain on Sunday after more than a week stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.

Push back the rise of the far right across Europe

12 June 2018
Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.

Exploit Tory Brexit split

05 June 2018
Theresa May is taking a gamble next week which, if it fails, could sink her.

Martin Luther and peasants' rebellion

07 November 2017
500 years ago a preacher called Martin Luther sparked a movement which loosened the grip of the church on society. Dave Sewell argues this was about more than just theology

Catalan struggle can damage smug bosses

24 October 2017
“When the first reports of serious disorders in Catalonia were reaching Madrid, the English ambassador wrote home that he saw ‘nothing in the business that is hard to settle’.”

Mariano Rajoy’s repression in Spain props up the European Union too

09 October 2017
“When one joins the civil guard, one declares civil war,” wrote the novelist Ramon Sender in 1936, the year his native Spain disintegrated into war.

New Ukip boss Henry Bolton rails against migrants in first speech as leader

03 October 2017
New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.

Ukip leadership contest deepens splits within the party

28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.

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

26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Brexit isn’t just a problem for the Tories

05 September 2017
Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

Time ticks away on the Tories’ collapsing cabinet

18 July 2017
Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

12 July 2017
Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

MPs vote down the Lords over Theresa May's Brexit bill

14 March 2017
Tories triggering Article 50 should be a spur to fight to shape the outcome, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Labour MPs are set to defy leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

31 January 2017
Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark

'We support the free movement of labour' - trade unionists speak out

17 January 2017
Free movement of labour has become a key debate. Workers currently have the freedom to travel across the European Union (EU) under current rules.

Theresa May shifts to the right—but makes new enemies

11 October 2016
Theresa May used last week’s Tory conference in Birmingham to shift her party and her government sharply to the right.

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