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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.

Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis

11 December 2018
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’

11 December 2018
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

04 December 2018
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

04 December 2018
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

25 November 2018
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

20 November 2018
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.

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