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General election


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.

Why workers are right to strike during the general election campaign

Why workers are right to strike during the general election campaign For at least some days during the election campaign the pictures will be strikers with placards, not politicians behind podiums.

Thousands protest in London to demand a general election

Thousands protest in London to demand a general election Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday demanding a general election, an end to the Tory government and an end to austerity.

Jeremy Corbyn goes on the offensive and calls for a general election

Jeremy Corbyn goes on the offensive and calls for a general election Jeremy Corbyn has made a fresh demand for a general election, in a speech today that sought to unite Leave and Remain voters against Theresa May’s austerity and racism.

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election Trade unionists, Labour Party members and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker about how we can force the Tories from office.

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP Hundreds of people descended on Parliament Square demanding that Theresa May resigns

SNP remain largest party in Scotland—but gloss is coming off its radical image

13 June 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won nearly 1 million votes in Scotland. It gained a 37 percent share of the vote and 60 percent—35 out 59—of Scottish Westminster seats.

Get on the streets to turn the screws on the Tories

13 June 2017
Protest: Down With Tory/DUP Racism and Bigotry, Saturday 10 June, 12 noon, Parliament Square, for march to Downing Street arriving 2pm

Tories humiliated as millions vote for Corbyn and real change

09 June 2017
The election result is a shattering disaster for the Tories and Theresa May, and a boost to Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and all who campaigned against austerity and racism

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.

Tories will face no charges over election expenses claims

16 May 2017
Yesterday, Wednesday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced that after a police investigation into Conservative Party candidates’ expenditure during the 2015 general election campaign, “no criminal charges have been authorised”.

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

09 May 2017
Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

Corbyn can turn his campaign into a revolt against the rich

09 May 2017
Large rallies for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have shown what a strong and insurgent Labour election campaign could look like.

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.

Angry protesters take on Theresa May in Bristol - and chase away the Tories

02 May 2017
A group of noisy protesters gathered to demonstrate against Theresa May when she spoke in Bristol on Tuesday evening.

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.

Corbyn tells London meeting - support the many, not the super-rich

02 May 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told a meeting in east London today, Saturday, that, “The papers say one thing, but the mood on the street tells me something very different.”

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.

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.

Smug Tories sharpen the knives for a new assault

12 May 2015
The Tories wasted no time in gearing up for new attacks on the working class after their shock general election victory last week.

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