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Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis

Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis Pundits rightly mock Theresa May’s promise to deliver “strong and stable” leadership amid the Brexit chaos. Yet she’s not the only European ruler facing a crisis. Germany and France are far from “strong and stable”.

New book shows how the European Union ‘hollowed out democracy’

New book shows how the European Union ‘hollowed out democracy’ Costas Lapavitsas is a Marxist economist and author of a new book, The Left Case Against the EU. He urges a break with the neoliberal European Union

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

Damning report exposes depth of racism in the EU

Damning report exposes depth of racism in the EU It’s no surprise that people of African decent face shocking levels of harassment in the EU, writes Alistair Farrow

Don't give in on the rights of migrants

Dont give in on the rights of migrants Leading Leave and Remain supporters have found an issue that unites them—drawing up new ways to control immigration.

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

Labour’s confusion over Europe could save May

20 November 2018
The Labour Party is struggling to unite around a single line from which to attack the Tories

Explained—why there is a crisis over Brexit now

20 November 2018
Rows over a new Brexit bill have intensified divisions among the Tories and the bosses. None of them want a way forward that will benefit working class people

What does global capital want out of a Brexit deal?

20 November 2018
Brexit has become, as numerous commentators have pointed out, a historic crisis of the British state

As May clings on—call for protests and demand a general election

15 November 2018
This should be the moment for Labour and the trade unions to call for protests everywhere demanding May out, Tories out and a general election now

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues

14 November 2018
The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

New figures on child refugees make a mockery of Tory promises

06 November 2018
Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

LETTERS - People’s Vote isn’t left wing, but don’t dismiss marchers

29 October 2018
I shudder to think that I’m part of the same movement as Tory MPs, war criminals Alastair Campbell and Tony Blair and their like.

Brexit crisis could spell the end for Theresa May

23 October 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May faced a growing threat to her leadership as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Huge march for a ‘People's Vote’ boosts the big business agenda

21 October 2018
Almost 700,000 marched for a “People’s Vote” in London on Saturday.

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany

17 September 2018
Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Who would gain from a ‘People’s Vote’?

14 September 2018
There is growing momentum behind calls for a ‘People’s Vote’ over Brexit. Support ranges from big business and right wing liberals to left wingers and union leaders. Sadie Robinson and Sarah Bates look at the campaign’s aim and how socialists should respond

EU border force Frontex - now with guns to use on migrants

11 September 2018
When the Syrian regime begins its latest bloody assault on its own people, politicians in Europe will be ready to feign sorrow for the victims.

Trade unions join call for ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit

11 September 2018
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady fought to shift the union federation this week behind growing calls led by the right and big business for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit.

We need a fightback and a general election, not ‘People’s Vote’

09 September 2018
 TUC union federation general secretary Frances O’Grady joined growing calls led by the right and big business for a “People’s Vote” on a Brexit deal on Sunday. 

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