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

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

Tories could force out Theresa May as support in opinion polls plummets Tory support at the European parliament elections—and a possible general election—is collapsing.

Crisis of political elite caused election losses

Crisis of political elite caused election losses 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

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

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

Vote for Labour in local elections 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.

Regional summits aim to kick racism out of the general election campaign

09 May 2017
The Tories and right wing press want their racist, nationalist vision for Brexit to dominate the general election campaign.

Tories gain in Scottish elections, but not enough to beat the dominant SNP

09 May 2017
The Tories came second in last week’s Scottish local council elections and proclaimed themselves the sole winners.

Glasgow voters say Labour needs to represent workers - and not make cuts

09 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has emerged as the largest party in the four major cities in Scotland following today's council elections. The Tories also made considerable gains, mainly at Labour's expense.

Don’t be fooled by the Green Party liberals

09 May 2017
For many years the Greens—or at least some of them—seemed to be to the left of Labour.

Tory election gains are a serious warning to Labour and the left

09 May 2017
The local election results are an urgent warning of what could happen at the general election. They mean the left has to redouble its campaigns against the Tories and for a win for Labour led by Jeremy Corbyn.

Disgraceful Labour rebels gun for left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn, not the Tories

02 May 2017
Never mind kicking out the Tories and ending their hated austerity policies. For some in the Labour Party, the bigger prize is ousting leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Struggle is key to beating the Tories

18 April 2017
The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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