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Labour’s Brexit plan is a mistaken concession to the bosses’ agenda

08 February 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May suggesting a five-point plan to deliver Brexit. And shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that, unless May accepts the plan, there should be a second referendum.

Mood of rebellion moves to French trade unions

28 January 2019
Yellow Vests and trade unionists could together deliver a crushing blow to France’s president Emmanuel Macron.

Racist EU leaders are to blame for refugee deaths

22 January 2019
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement

22 January 2019
After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit

15 January 2019
A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).

How can the left get its voice heard over Brexit?

08 January 2019
What machinations will May pull to get out of her crisis? And what should the left do to force her out? Tomáš Tengely-Evans says the key is a fight against racism and austerity

Yellow Vests protests continue in France as President Macron faces a growing crisis

28 December 2018
The holiday season hasn’t ended the Yellow Vest revolt in France.

Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis

11 December 2018
Pundits rightly mock Theresa May’s promise to deliver “strong and stable” leadership amid the Brexit chaos. Yet she’s not the only European ruler facing a crisis. Germany and France are far from “strong and stable”.

New book shows how the European Union ‘hollowed out democracy’

11 December 2018
Costas Lapavitsas is a Marxist economist and author of a new book, The Left Case Against the EU. He urges a break with the neoliberal European Union

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms

04 December 2018
Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

Damning report exposes depth of racism in the EU

04 December 2018
It’s no surprise that people of African decent face shocking levels of harassment in the EU, writes Alistair Farrow

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out

20 November 2018
Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

What does global capital want out of a Brexit deal?

20 November 2018
Brexit has become, as numerous commentators have pointed out, a historic crisis of the British state

New figures on child refugees make a mockery of Tory promises

06 November 2018
Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

LETTERS - People’s Vote isn’t left wing, but don’t dismiss marchers

29 October 2018
I shudder to think that I’m part of the same movement as Tory MPs, war criminals Alastair Campbell and Tony Blair and their like.

Brexit crisis could spell the end for Theresa May

23 October 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May faced a growing threat to her leadership as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Refugees storm Spanish border fence

23 October 2018
One African migrant died and three others were injured when around 300 stormed the border fence separating Spanish enclave Melilla from Morocco in north Africa on Sunday.

Huge march for a ‘People's Vote’ boosts the big business agenda

21 October 2018
Almost 700,000 marched for a “People’s Vote” in London on Saturday.

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism

09 October 2018
Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them

‘People’s Vote’ over Tory Brexit deal would divide the working class

04 September 2018
Theresa May danced on a tightrope over Brexit this summer.

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