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Brexit crisis - Tories say Theresa May has got to go

Brexit crisis - Tories say Theresa May has got to go Theresa May was facing a growing revolt as Brexit talks with Labour resumed on Tuesday.

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk Europe’s rulers are split between those who want stronger external borders and those who back stronger national borders. But all their policies are deadly, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Labour is wrong to agree to Tories’ racist plan over Brexit and free movement

Labour is wrong to agree to  Tories’ racist plan over Brexit and free movement Anti-racists will have to fight major battles to push back the racist and far right challenge in elections and to defend workers’ freedom of movement

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.

Don’t back bigots in the battle for Brexit

Don’t back bigots in the battle for Brexit Labour’s failure to put forward an independent vision for Brexit can allow neoliberal and right wing forces to make the running.

Tory fools are in a Brexit farce as ruling class panic grows

Tory fools are in a Brexit farce as ruling class panic grows The Tories’ Brexit crisis has descended further into farce. But behind the absurdity is a deep panic in the ruling class.

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them

05 March 2019
The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.

Labour is wrong to back second referendum

25 February 2019
The Labour Party’s left wing leaders have given in to pressure from the right to support calls for a second Brexit referendum.

Spanish elections will highlight Catalan struggle and continuing austerity

16 February 2019
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez of the Labour-type PSOE party has dissolved parliament and called elections for 28 April.

Another defeat for May—but Labour needs clear left vision for Brexit and resistance

14 February 2019
Theresa May found another way to lose a vote in parliament over Brexit on Thursday

May in crisis over EU deal as divisions get deeper for Tories

12 February 2019
Theresa May has launched another desperate bid to delay a vote on her Brexit deal.

Labour’s Brexit plan is a mistaken concession to the bosses’ agenda

08 February 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May suggesting a five-point plan to deliver Brexit. And shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that, unless May accepts the plan, there should be a second referendum.

May playing for time as Brexit rifts get deeper

22 January 2019
The pressure is on Theresa May after a record defeat for her Brexit deal, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Racist EU leaders are to blame for refugee deaths

22 January 2019
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement

22 January 2019
After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.

Theresa May’s deal defeated in record vote - now fight to get rid of the Tories

15 January 2019
The shattering defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday has to mean the end for her as prime minister and lead to an immediate general election.

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit

15 January 2019
A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).

Will no-deal Brexit mean chaos on the Kent coast?

11 January 2019
Politicians, bosses and the press are panicking about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. It’s driven by fears that leaving the European Union (EU) will hit firms’ profits.

How can the left get its voice heard over Brexit?

08 January 2019
What machinations will May pull to get out of her crisis? And what should the left do to force her out? Tomáš Tengely-Evans says the key is a fight against racism and austerity

Yellow Vests protests continue in France as President Macron faces a growing crisis

28 December 2018
The holiday season hasn’t ended the Yellow Vest revolt in France.

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