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Is Putin pulling the strings?

Is Putin pulling the strings? Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The Tories’ Brexit carry-on—a guide to the EU Withdrawal Bill

The Tories’ Brexit carry-on—a guide to the EU Withdrawal Bill The big cheeses in the Tory party are in a pickle over their EU Withdrawal Bill. But what’s the fuss about—and what would the bill mean for workers and migrants? Dave Sewell investigates

May hangs by a thread as Tory Brexit fallout gets nasty

May hangs by a thread as Tory Brexit fallout gets nasty Theresa May was losing her grip over her own party as MPs prepared to debate the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday.

Labour’s Starmer says he will work with Tory ‘rebels’ over Brexit

Labour’s Starmer says he will work with Tory ‘rebels’ over Brexit Labour will collaborate with Tory MPs in parliament over legislation about leaving the European Union (EU), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said.

Humiliated May faces deepening Tory crisis

Humiliated May faces deepening Tory crisis Rows rumble on in the Tory party, but it will take struggle to get them out, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

The European Union vs Theresa May—neither side is progressive

The European Union vs Theresa May—neither side is progressive The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.

Theresa May leads a party of mayhem at Tory conference

03 October 2017
The Tory conference in Manchester this week saw their party leadership in turmoil

Theresa May’s Brexit blues make the Tories weaker

25 September 2017
Theresa May’s woes deepened after she returned from giving a speech about Brexit in Italy last week. The Sunday Times claimed her “loyal” chancellor Philip Hammond had planned to give her the boot after the Tories’ disastrous general election performance.

Brexit test not over after May wins key vote

12 September 2017
The Tories are divided, Jeremy Corbyn is contradicting himself and the trade union leaders are deeply confused

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

Tories want a right wing, racist Brexit—we need a Brexit for the working class

07 September 2017
It is crucial to argue for workers’ rights, freedom of movement for people and internationalism.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

06 September 2017
The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

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).

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

28 August 2017
The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

The bell could yet toll for Theresa May—if we fight

22 August 2017
Weakened and discredited, May must preside over a mess—and with very few allies

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

22 August 2017
 

Tories' racist muddle over Brexit should be open goal for Labour

17 August 2017
Brexit secretary David Davis's immigration proposals are desperate and dangerous—and the reactions to them are revealing.

Philip Hammond’s Brexit mess shows splits in the Tories

15 August 2017
The Tories made a show of ending their summer of Brexit bickering this week in the run-up to Theresa May’s return from holiday.

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.

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