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Defend migrants, not the European Union

Defend migrants, not the European Union The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers Some right wingers and liberals are trying to paint the election result as the revenge of Remain voters who want to stay in the European Union (EU).

Adults in the room - the inside story on Greece's bailout blackmail

Adults in the room - the inside story on Greeces bailout blackmail Workers across Greece were set to walk out in a general strike on Wednesday—against more austerity that a radical left government was elected to end two years ago.

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

May makes a meal of Brexit dinner

May makes a meal of Brexit dinner Highly damaging leaks from a meeting at Downing Street have demolished Theresa May’s claim she will deliver a smooth Brexit for all.

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?

04 April 2017
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

04 April 2017
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

04 April 2017
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'

04 April 2017
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

28 March 2017
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.

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