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Hundreds protest to defend rights of EU migrants

14 September 2017
Hundreds of people—most of them European Union (EU) migrants—rallied in Trafalgar Square last night Wednesday.

EU migrants slam the racist right wing Tories’ new plan to divide us

12 September 2017
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating

Brexit isn’t just a problem for the Tories

05 September 2017
Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake

29 August 2017
The leader of Britain’s biggest union has praised Labour’s call for Britain to stay in the European single market (see page 3).

Can Portugal's government give us hope?

27 August 2017
What do the experiences of other left wing governments tell us about the possibilities for a future Jeremy Corbyn Labour government?

The Tories' Brexit dilemma is a chance to fight for socialist demands

22 August 2017
 

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

15 August 2017
The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles

08 August 2017
A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.

New group demands Labour back freedom of movement

07 August 2017
Labour activists, MPs and some trade union leaders have launched a campaign to “defend and extend” freedom of movement for migrants into Britain.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

Time ticks away on the Tories’ collapsing cabinet

18 July 2017
Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

12 July 2017
Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

Tens of thousands join demonstrations against the G20 in Hamburg

08 July 2017
"What the G20 is doing is part of a general attack on the working class, we have to take that on."

The Labour right’s Brexit bungle helps the Tories

04 July 2017
The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU

Defend migrants, not the European Union

27 June 2017
The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers

13 June 2017
Some right wingers and liberals are trying to paint the election result as the revenge of Remain voters who want to stay in the European Union (EU).

Adults in the room - the inside story on Greece's bailout blackmail

16 May 2017
Workers across Greece were set to walk out in a general strike on Wednesday—against more austerity that a radical left government was elected to end two years ago.

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration

09 May 2017
Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

May makes a meal of Brexit dinner

02 May 2017
Highly damaging leaks from a meeting at Downing Street have demolished Theresa May’s claim she will deliver a smooth Brexit for all.

Refugees clash with police after Grande-Synthe fire leaves hundreds homeless

18 April 2017
Clashes with police erupted after the Grande-Synthe refugee camp was burnt down, and the EU has been blasted for turning a blind eye to refugees

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