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Brexit test not over after May wins key vote

Brexit test not over after May wins key vote 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

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

Tories want a right wing, racist Brexit—we need a Brexit for the working class It is crucial to argue for workers’ rights, freedom of movement for people and internationalism.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response 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

Brexit isn’t just a problem for the Tories Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake

Trade unions’ Brexit mistake 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.

Corbyn can’t afford a muddle on Brexit

25 July 2017
Politicians who tied themselves in knots over whether to leave the European Union (EU) are finding the question of how to leave just as uncomfortable.

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.

As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on

11 July 2017
First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

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

A year after the Leave vote—fight for a socialist, anti-racist Brexit

27 June 2017
A year ago today Socialist Worker welcomed the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). Were we right to do so?

Theresa May serves up a weak and nasty queen's speech

27 June 2017
Theresa May’s queen’s speech has piled further humiliation on the Tories

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).

Don’t make alliances with the right wing

25 April 2017
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).

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