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Populist right wins in Italian elections

07 June 2016
Italy’s populist 5-Star Movement moved one step closer to governing the capital Rome on Monday.

Would leaving the EU get rid of our rights?

07 June 2016
People who defend the European Union (EU) often argue that it protects human rights and that these cannot be taken away, under any circumstance.

Remain or Leave—the left debates different visions of Europe (Video)

03 June 2016
Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, debates Joseph Choonara from the SWP and Lexit—the left leave campaign

The left debates the EU in Manchester

02 June 2016
Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, Joseph Choonara from the Socialist Workers Party and other left wingers debated the EU referendum last night, Wednesday, in Manchester.

Don’t abandon the EU referendum to the racists

24 May 2016
Should the anti-EU left campaign to leave or hold their tongues? Dave Sewell argues we have to stick to our principles

Exit stage left - why we oppose the EU

24 May 2016
Socialists and anticapitalists come out fighting to put their own case against the bosses’ European Union at an international rally in London last week, reports Alistair Farrow

Establishment Remain and Leave campaigns ramp up fear, lies and racism

24 May 2016
The European Union (EU) referendum Remain campaign ramped up its attempts to frighten people with lies and wild claims this week.

Anti-racists build Calais convoy

24 May 2016
Anti-racists are preparing for a convoy to Calais on Saturday 18 June. They will bring much-needed aid—and stand in solidarity with refugees.

Solidarity with refugees as Tories pass racist immigration bill

17 May 2016
Britain’s draconian immigration controls were tightened last week with the passage of the Tories’ Immigration Act 2016.

Tory splits provide the opportunity of a lifetime

17 May 2016
“Tories in meltdown” ran a headline in the Sunday Times newspaper last week. The story said, “As party unity crumbles, Boris Johnson may be back to seize Cameron’s job”.

As Tories retreat on refugees - push to let more in

10 May 2016
Anti-racists scored a victory last week—but the Tories are still on the attack, reports Dave Sewell

Cast Away - Refugees tell stories that shame Fortress Europe

10 May 2016
Five refugees shared their stories with journalist Charlotte McDonald-Gibson for a new book to help challenge the brutal border policies of Fortress Europe. She spoke to Socialist Worker

European Union and bankers demand more pain in Greece

03 May 2016
The European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are demanding yet more austerity in Greece.

CWU conference votes for solidarity with refugees but also to defend the EU

26 April 2016
Postal and telecom workers debated the EU referendum, fighting the Trade Union Bill and their relationship to the Labour Party this week. They were meeting in Bournemouth for their CWU union’s annual conference.

Convoy and vigils show solidarity for refugees and migrants

26 April 2016
Vigils for those who drowned in the Mediterranean brought out around 100 people in London, 30 in York and up to 70 in Nottingham last week.

Tories leave child refugees to rot as protests hit Greek island of Chios

26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.

The Tories are in crisis over the EU - don't rescue them, exploit their crises

26 April 2016
It's been pleasant to watch the awkwardness of the right wing Leave campaigners over Barack Obama’s intervention in the Brexit debate.

TUC gives the EU too much credit - and unions too little

19 April 2016
As union leaders gleefully jump into campaigning for the EU, Joseph Choonara says they are spinning against themselves

Jeremy Corbyn is wasting a golden opportunity by backing the European Union

19 April 2016
It’s probably hard to make a good speech when you’re uncomfortable with the message you’re communicating.

‘Accept that migration is the way of the world’

19 April 2016
Guardian journalist Patrick Kingsley spoke to Socialist Worker about his new book on the reality of migration into Europe

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