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McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths As Labour prepares its election manifesto, Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey has insisted that freedom of movement for migrants won’t be in it.

Letters—EU can’t have cake and eat it on Brexit food standards

Letters—EU can’t have cake and eat it on Brexit food standards The latest Brexit scare story is that a trade deal with the US will undermine food standards in Britain.

LETTERS: Vote Labour—and keep up the fight against austerity

LETTERS: Vote Labour—and keep up the fight against austerity The announcement of the general election is welcome news for anyone who is committed to challenging the racism and austerity we have suffered under the Tories.

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

The EU is a bad answer to a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

The EU is a bad answer to a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal Boris Johnson’s rotten deal with the European Union (EU) faced key tests in parliament this week.

Johnson faces a crisis—but he isn’t finished

Johnson faces a crisis—but he isn’t finished He may have lost a battle last Saturday, but he hasn’t lost the war

Boris Johnson and EU agree a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

17 October 2019
The deal, backed by the EU, is even more neoliberal than Theresa May’s

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson

15 October 2019
Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses

08 October 2019
Amid the stew of Brexit speculation, there are more calls for a “national unity” government.

Corruption, harassment and Brexit pile strain on Boris Johnson

01 October 2019
Boris Johnson began his first Tory party conference as prime minister facing allegations of ­sexual harassment and ­corruption—and a looming Brexit deadline.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit balance deepens division among Tories

17 September 2019
Johnson hopes he can deliver Brexit come what may on 31 October—and win back right wing votes. But he still has to appease the pro-EU big business, says? Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Labour’s position on the EU bends to the will of the right

17 September 2019
The Labour Party conference, beginning on Sunday, looks set to be dominated by debates over whether to back remaining in the racist and neoliberal European Union

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down

10 September 2019
Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.

Fight for a genuinely democratic society

03 September 2019
On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

02 September 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers

27 August 2019
The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists

27 August 2019
World leaders are supposed to present a united face at the annual G7 summit of powerful countries. But for the second year running, Donald Trump made sure their rivalries were on show for all to see.

Corbyn’s confusion over the European Union emboldens the right

20 August 2019
Labour will commit to holding a referendum on a Brexit deal, if there is a general election in autumn, with an option to remain in the European Union (EU).

Tory plan for Brexit is a threat to ­two million EU migrants

19 August 2019
Whether you voted Leave or Remain, we should all defend migrants’ rights writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us

13 August 2019
Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

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