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Cameron is twisting on the hook of Europe as party system is in crisis

28 October 2014
David Cameron may have just avoided becoming the prime minister who lost the Union. But he stands a reasonable chance of presiding over Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU). 

Ukip uses Rotherham abuse scandal to garner votes

28 October 2014
Ukip is using child sexual abuse to try and win votes.

Mainstream parties look to racism ahead of Rochester and Strood by-election

28 October 2014
The Tories and Labour’s battle to be the toughest on migrants will only feed Ukip, argues Ken Olende

Ukip's nasty Nazi funding deal

21 October 2014
Ukip has done a deal with a Polish Nazi to save its grouping in the European Parliament.

Tories' anti-immigrant racism feeds Ukip

21 October 2014
David Cameron has said he wants to limit free movement within the European Union (EU).

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.

Mainstream parties made a monster in Ukip that is dragging them to the right

14 October 2014
Racists across Britain will have cheered the news that Ukip has its first elected MP. The result will make a nasty, racist party appear more legitimate. It will make voting Ukip seem like more than simply a protest vote.

After Clacton - Labour and the Tories let Ukip set the agenda

14 October 2014
The blame for last week’s by-election results doesn’t stop with Nigel Farage, says Sadie Robinson

Organise to stop Ukip

07 October 2014
Ukip was set to win its first MP on Thursday of this week, when a by-election will take place in Clacton, Essex.

Racist Ukip hope to get first MP in Clacton

07 October 2014
Ukip won a council seat in South Tyneside last week. Norman Dennis was elected in Westoe ward with a majority of 51 over Labour.

Farage guns for Labour, but makes policies fit for Tories in Ukip conference speech

30 September 2014
Ukip’s conference was all about bashing immigrants and backing the rich— not workers, reports Sadie Robinson

Doncaster stands up to Ukip as 1,000 join anti-racist march

27 September 2014
A thousand anti-racists filled the streets of Doncaster today, Saturday. They were marching against Ukip, which is holding its conference in the South Yorkshire town.

Campaigners set to march against Ukip conference in Doncaster

23 September 2014
Ukip leader Nigel Farage hopes to present his racist party as respectable at its national conference, set to begin in Doncaster on Thursday of this week.

Ukip comes under fire from angry anti-racist protesters in Glasgow

16 September 2014
Campaigners get set to take on Farage with a demonstration at Ukip’s conference in Doncaster, reports Sadie Robinson

Clacton by-election - the Tories, Ukip and the last resort

09 September 2014
Tory MP Douglas Carswell defected to Ukip and is standing for re-election in the seaside constituency of Clacton. Dave Sewell visited the town and spoke to people hit by the crisis

Protest in Doncaster outside Ukip’s conference and stand up to racists

09 September 2014
Activists across Britain are organising to take on the anti-immigrant, pro-rich Ukip party later this month.

Cameron veers right with ‘terror’ crackdown amid Tory crisis

02 September 2014
David Cameron has given police and intelligence agencies further powers to crack down on those he decides are “terrorists” in a raft of new measures announced this week.

Ukip's policy proposals show they are a party for the rich

26 August 2014
Ukip announced details of proposed polices last week. They include tax cuts for the wealthy and retaining the benefit cap which makes ordinary people suffer.

We can’t just blame Ukip’s success on media bias

03 June 2014
Did the constant presence of Ukip in the media lead to the party’s success? It’s not so simple, argues Ian Taylor

Support grows for Stand Up to Ukip campaign

03 June 2014
Trade union general secretaries have joined Labour MP Diane Abbott and anti-racist activists to officially launch Stand Up to Ukip. 

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