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Remain or Leave—the left debates different visions of Europe (Video)

03 June 2016
Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, debates Joseph Choonara from the SWP and Lexit—the left leave campaign

The left debates the EU in Manchester

02 June 2016
Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, Joseph Choonara from the Socialist Workers Party and other left wingers debated the EU referendum last night, Wednesday, in Manchester.

Don’t bail out warring Tories - go on the offensive against them

31 May 2016
With deep divisions in the Tory party over Europe, the left must go on the offensive against Cameron’s weakened government instead of arguing for Remain, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Would leaving the EU really cause a recession?

27 May 2016
Remain campaigners threaten mass job losses if Britain leaves the EU. But the bosses’ club won’t save us, says Sadie Robinson

EU referendum campaigners unite against racism at Refugees Welcome rally

26 May 2016
Around 200 people joined Refugees Welcome Here – Racism out of the Referendum meeting in central London last night, Wednesday.

Don’t abandon the EU referendum to the racists

24 May 2016
Should the anti-EU left campaign to leave or hold their tongues? Dave Sewell argues we have to stick to our principles

Exit stage left - why we oppose the EU

24 May 2016
Socialists and anticapitalists come out fighting to put their own case against the bosses’ European Union at an international rally in London last week, reports Alistair Farrow

Establishment Remain and Leave campaigns ramp up fear, lies and racism

24 May 2016
The European Union (EU) referendum Remain campaign ramped up its attempts to frighten people with lies and wild claims this week.

Anti-racists build Calais convoy

24 May 2016
Anti-racists are preparing for a convoy to Calais on Saturday 18 June. They will bring much-needed aid—and stand in solidarity with refugees.

Say no to Fortress Europe - vote Leave on 23 June

24 May 2016
The European Union (EU) is erecting fences and having refugees rounded up into camps.

Lexit rally in London

19 May 2016
Speakers from the international left put the case for a left exit from the European Union at a rally in London yesterday, Wednesday.

The Left rallies in London against the EU

19 May 2016
Speakers from the international left put the case for a left exit from the European Union at a rally in London yesterday, Wednesday.

Solidarity with refugees as Tories pass racist immigration bill

17 May 2016
Britain’s draconian immigration controls were tightened last week with the passage of the Tories’ Immigration Act 2016.

Tory splits provide the opportunity of a lifetime

17 May 2016
“Tories in meltdown” ran a headline in the Sunday Times newspaper last week. The story said, “As party unity crumbles, Boris Johnson may be back to seize Cameron’s job”.

Labour is missing its chance to hurt the Tories over the EU

17 May 2016
It couldn’t be clearer that there is a chance to topple Cameron over the EU vote—but Labour is throwing the chance away. It should be boosting the left exit campaign.

Is the European Union a force to stop wars?

17 May 2016
Dave Sewell begins a series on issues raised by the European Union referendum, which will take place on Thursday 23 June

Video and report of left EU debate with Caroline Lucas in Brighton

13 May 2016
Over 200 people joined a left wing debate on the European Union (EU) referendum in Brighton last night, Thursday.

Tories are in trouble—strike to get them out

10 May 2016
The polling stations had hardly closed last week when the Tories’ bitter feuding reached new heights. Their splits and weakness should be a signal to step up our resistance.

As Tories retreat on refugees - push to let more in

10 May 2016
Anti-racists scored a victory last week—but the Tories are still on the attack, reports Dave Sewell

Strikes hit Greece as Syriza sinks to a new low

10 May 2016
Big strikes show the potential for workers to smash Syriza’s pensions attack, writes Panos Garganas

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