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Transport round up: Month of South Western strikes to guard safety

Transport round up: Month of South Western strikes to guard safety Train guards at South Western Railway (SWR) are gifting 27 days of strikes to train bosses this Christmas.

Europe—the struggle against the right

Europe—the struggle against the right Socialists from across Europe on the success of the right—and the tasks for the left

Labour vote gives ammunition to party right wingers who want rid of Corbyn

Labour vote gives ammunition to party right wingers who want rid of Corbyn The Labour Party did very poorly in the European elections—but not as badly as the Tories. It fell to third place overall, behind the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats. In Scotland it fell to fifth place, with less than a 10 percent share of the vote.

Mainstream parties reap fallout of political crisis

Mainstream parties reap fallout of political crisis The European election results have underlined the political crisis in Britain and the wholesale collapse of the Tories

Far right gain from mainstream crisis

Far right gain from mainstream crisis The two “moderate” blocs that have run the European Parliament for decades have seen their control torn away in the recent elections.

Behind the swift rise of the Brexit Party beast

Behind the swift rise of the Brexit Party beast Farage has played clever by bridging class divisions. The left must expose the racism at the heart of it

Euro elections see political crisis, and the racists make some gains

27 May 2019
The Brexit Party came first, the Tories took less than 10 percent - and there are questions for Labour. Tommy Robinson lost heavily,

Vote Labour in the European elections - and increase the Tories’ crisis

14 May 2019
The Tories are in near-terminal collapse. They cannot pass legislation, they cannot resolve Brexit and their supporters are jumping ship to the racists of the Brexit Party.

Tories could force out Theresa May as support in opinion polls plummets

14 May 2019
Tory support at the European parliament elections—and a possible general election—is collapsing.

Crisis of political elite caused election losses

07 May 2019
Local elections in England last week reflected a deep crisis of mainstream politics

Right wing threat as Brexit Party of Nigel Farage surges in polls

07 May 2019
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could come top of the polls in this month’s European elections.

Tories battered in local elections—but Labour needs radical vision on Brexit and austerity to break through

04 May 2019
The local election results in England are a shattering blow to the Tories and to Theresa May in particular

Vote for Labour in local elections

23 April 2019
Local elections will take place in 248 English councils on Thursday of next week.

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism

27 July 2018
Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

03 July 2018
The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

New York victory shows we need to ‘organise to fight back’ says US socialist

29 June 2018
Socialist Worker spoke to Sam Dean, a member of the Los Angeles branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). He said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory can act as a focus for resistance.

Local election results show Labour shouldn’t retreat from radicalism

04 May 2018
The results underline that there is no certainty that Labour will win the next general election. Simply waiting for the Tories to collapse is not a winning option

Anger drives the further education battle over pay

30 January 2018
Workers at 19 further education colleges are fighting to get the vote out in strike ballots over pay.

Socialist candidates have election success as voters turn against Trump

14 November 2017
Donald Trump was elected US president one year ago. In a fitting act of defiance, voters brought in the most left wing candidates on offer in many city and state elections last week.

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward

30 May 2017
We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

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