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Elections


Does the left only represent a 'north London clique'?

12 January 2016
Nick Clark takes issue with Labour right wingers’ simplistic and patronising view of what it means to be working class

The left is the real winner of Spanish elections as two party system crumbles

21 December 2015
Elections last Sunday brought political instability--with big gains for left party Podemos, no prospect of a stable government, and a potentially decisive role for Catalan nationalists. The real test will be deepening resistance, argues Andy Durgan

Portuguese left pledges to topple government

27 October 2015
Portugal’s president Anibal Cavaco Silva appointed right wing incumbent Pedro Passos Coelho as prime minister of a new minority government on Friday of last week.

Rabina Khan's anti-austerity message welcome in Tower Hamlets

26 May 2015
A mayoral election in the east London borough of Tower Hamlets is fast becoming a key battleground against austerity and racism. 

Activists back Rabina Khan for Tower Hamlets mayor

12 May 2015
Dozens of activists were on the streets of Tower Hamlets last Saturday to launch the campaign to elect Rabina Khan as Tower Hamlets mayor.

Use your vote to strengthen the left

14 April 2015
Socialists should use the elections to build a clear and unashamed socialist alternative to austerity and racism, argues Charlie Kimber

TUSC candidates campaign against austerity

10 March 2015
Election news from Portsmouth, Edinburgh and Barnsley

Meet Ayesha Saleem the TUSC candidate for Edinburgh East

10 February 2015
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) will be standing parliamentary candidates across Britain in May’s general election.

How can we take on austerity in the general election?

10 February 2015
There is a growing debate among socialists in Britain about how to build the alternative to the cuts that the poor want and need, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Meet a TUSC candidate - Rob Punton

03 February 2015
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) will stand parliamentary candidates in May’s general election to give an alternative to racism and austerity.

'I feel much better after leaving the Labour Party'

03 February 2015
Sadie Robinson spoke to former Labour Party members who left the party in disgust at its refusal to take on Tory cuts, and found a new home to fight for an alternative to austerity

Demand more than the ‘democracy’ of the rich

03 February 2015
From Athens to London via Edinburgh there are constant reminders of how the rich try to subvert democracy.

Tusc conference builds a left alternative to austerity

27 January 2015
Election candidates and campaigners gathered in London for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) conference last Saturday.

Meet Angela McCormick the TUSC candidate for Glasgow North

27 January 2015
Angela McCormick is standing in Glasgow North for TUSC. She told Socialist Worker that the argument to vote Labour to keep the Tories out doesn’t cut in Scotland, especially since both parties united to campaign against independence.

Taking on austerity and racism in the general election - meet a TUSC candidate

13 January 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates will be putting forward an alternative to the racism and austerity of the main parties in May’s general election.

Is there an alternative to the Labour Party?

02 December 2014
Millions of workers hate Ukip and the Tories, but don’t see Labour standing up to them. Socialist Worker has argued that the left should present a united challenge at the election. We asked activists what they think

Election turmoil lies behind Labour crisis

18 November 2014
Alex Callinicos looks at the reasons for the electoral crisis Labour and the other main parties have found themselves in

Is the left breaking through in Europe?

18 November 2014
We should celebrate the radical left’s breakthroughs in Europe, argues Dave Sewell. But we still need to organise to change not just the politicians, but the whole system

The left must unite to be an alternative

14 October 2014
The media cliche machine has been in overdrive since the by-elections on Thursday of last week. Tedious though this is, undoubtedly something big has happened.

Mass Hope Over Fear rally shows the chance to build new left in Scotland

14 October 2014
Up to 15,000 people rallied in Glasgow’s George Square last Sunday at an event called by the Hope Over Fear campaign initiated by Tommy Sheridan.

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