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Refugees clash with police after Grande-Synthe fire leaves hundreds homeless

Refugees clash with police after Grande-Synthe fire leaves hundreds homeless Clashes with police erupted after the Grande-Synthe refugee camp was burnt down, and the EU has been blasted for turning a blind eye to refugees

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual?

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual? The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.

Fight for a Brexit for workers

Fight for a Brexit for workers The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union has begun. However we voted in the referendum last June, we now have to work together to beat back the right and seize the opportunities available.

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say defend migrant workers As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) was set to start on Wednesday—along with a new round of headaches for the Tories

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative

21 March 2017
New EU attacks on Greek workers and on refugees are a reminder that our task is fight for a left Brexit

After Article 50 vote, fight for a Brexit for workers

14 March 2017
The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union could start as early as this week, and will definitely happen by the end of the month, say the Tories

MPs vote down the Lords over Theresa May's Brexit bill

14 March 2017
Tories triggering Article 50 should be a spur to fight to shape the outcome, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Good Postman—a Bulgarian village where solidarity shone through

14 March 2017
The Good Postman documentary is the true story of a missed opportunity.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump

21 February 2017
There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

Protests in Romania call for the government to go

07 February 2017
A government decree watering down punishments for corruption has sparked large scale protests with thousands taking to the streets.

Labour MPs are set to defy leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

31 January 2017
Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark

‘We’re here to stay,’ say EU migrant workers as Tories look to end freedom of movement

24 January 2017
Nick Clark spoke to migrant workers about how they’re organising to defend their freedom of movement

The single market is no solution for workers

17 January 2017
Theresa May’s programme for Brexit is steeped in toxic nationalism and xenophobia.

'We support the free movement of labour' - trade unionists speak out

17 January 2017
Free movement of labour has become a key debate. Workers currently have the freedom to travel across the European Union (EU) under current rules.

EU abandons refugees to freeze to death

10 January 2017
Refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos had their thin summer tents covered in snow this week, as a deadly cold spell swept across Europe.

No to retreat on freedom of movement

10 January 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made a dangerous and serious concession to anti-migrant racism on Tuesday.

Fight to open the borders as refugee dies in France

03 January 2017
A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.

The Brexit that we want

03 January 2017
There are specific demands around Brexit that the whole working class movement needs to unite around. Alistair Farrow sets out Socialist Worker’s contribution to an urgent debate

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