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Elections


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.

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.

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.

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.

Theresa May calls for snap general election—our chance to get the Tories out

18 April 2017
Theresa May’s has called for a general election on 8 June—it means we have a chance to get her rotten Tory government out.

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.

After Stoke and Copeland by-elections, how can Labour move forward?

28 February 2017
It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.

Voting suppression in the US while Trump gives "alternative facts"

24 January 2017
Millions were not allowed to vote in the US presidential elections. There is a long history of rigged elections and voter suppression and it's designed to target the working class.

How could Labour have done better in Sleaford?

13 December 2016
There’s no reason for Labour to be squeezed between a racist Brexit and a neoliberal defence of the European Union

Labour, Ukip and workers

13 December 2016
Labour politicians claim the party has to be ‘tougher’ on immigration—or risk losing workers to Ukip. Nick Clark argues that aping the racist party will only fuel its success

Tory electoral reform - the case of the vanishing voters

20 September 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people have vanished from Britain’s electoral registers—and you’re more likely to be among them if you're young or poor.

Eric Pickles fans racist stereotypes on voter fraud

16 August 2016
Tory MP Eric Pickles said that authorities are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud among Muslims in a new government report published last Friday.

The left’s advance stalls in Spanish election disappointment

27 June 2016
The results of the general elections in the Spanish state yesterday, Sunday, brought disappointment for the left.

Hillary Clinton declares victory but the fight for a better society continues

11 June 2016
Hillary Clinton has proclaimed herself the winner of the contest to be the Democratic Party candidate for the US president in November.

Election winners and losers—and why we need to step up the fight against austerity

10 May 2016
The 5 May elections underline the need for a stronger anti-austerity challenge to the Tories. We don’t need Labour to move to the “middle ground” as the party’s right-wing claims, 

Don’t be silenced by the right's assault

03 May 2016
Socialist Worker went to press before this week’s elections. But we can virtually guarantee the Tories’ and media’s spin after the votes are counted—“Crisis for Corbyn”.

Racism’s cutting edge

03 May 2016
After Ken Livingstone’s suspension from Labour last week, Jeremy Corbyn said, “We are not tolerating antisemitism in any way or indeed any other kind of racism.”

Cameron uses anti-Muslim race hatred in desperate bid to win votes

26 April 2016
The Tories are whipping up an Islamophobic witch-hunt to try and revive Zac Goldsmith’s ailing campaign in the London mayoral election.

Racism in the race for London mayor

19 April 2016
Zac Goldmsith’s campaign to become London mayor is remarkable for one thing only—its filthy racism.

A great social process is being revealed by the US presidential race

12 April 2016
Media coverage of the US presidential elections is dominated by talk of primaries, caucuses, and delegate numbers. But behind the complex details a great social process is being revealed.

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