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Why Corbyn couldn’t beat capital

Why Corbyn couldn’t beat capital As Jeremy Corbyn ends his time as Labour leader, Nick Clark looks at the impact he has had—and why any attempts by Labour to change the system will be limited

Letters - Population Matters replies

Letters - Population Matters replies We published an article on 7 January which Population Matters believes mischaracterises its position on a number of issues, and we have agreed to publish the following letter-

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster?

Letters—Is HS2 good news for planet or environmental disaster? The development of railways is needed to take cars and much lorry traffic off heavily-polluting, CO2-creating, dangerous roads.

The left must move on from Brexit splits

The left must move on from Brexit splits “I have taken great care not to deride, bewail, or execrate human actions, but to understand them, ” the great philosopher Baruch Spinoza wrote in the Introduction to his Political Treatise, unfinished when he died in 1677.

Irish elections set to show long term shift away from three main parties

Irish elections set to show long term   shift away from three main parties Irish taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar was hoping to get an easy ride to re-election this week.

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war China and the United States have agreed to a truce in the trade war they have been waging for the past two years. What is supposed to be “phase one” of a larger trade deal was signed in Washington last week.

Brexit—is it all over?

27 January 2020
As Britain leaves the European Union, Sophie Squire and Sarah Bates look at the problems that lie ahead for the Tories, big business and Labour

Protest for child refugees

21 January 2020
Protesters from charity Safe Passage and Stand Up To Racism held a demonstration in central London on Monday in defence of child refugees’ rights.

Can Boris Johnson get an EU trade deal done?

21 January 2020
Now Boris Johnson really has to “get Brexit done”. Formally leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 January is one thing. Settling the real relationship between Britain and what will remain its biggest market is quite another.

After the election, keep up the fight against Tory rule

13 December 2019
In a bitter blow the Tories have won a substantial majority in parliament after Thursday’s general election.

Tory Brexit drive behind divisions with business

10 December 2019
The Financial Times newspaper and The Economist refused to call for a vote for the Tories.

Resist racist Nigel Farage’s fake anti-establishment act

10 December 2019
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party went into this Thursday’s general election in turmoil, running at just 3 percent in opinion polls.

General election is chance to smash Brexit deadlock

29 October 2019
For more than two years official politics has been consumed by a seemingly endless Brexit crisis and Westminster game-playing.

Boris Johnson gears up for campaign of Brexit, cuts and attacks

29 October 2019
Boris Johnson was floundering and spinning his way towards a general election as Socialist Worker went to press.

DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots

22 October 2019
The bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tried to recall the Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland for the first time in two and half years on Monday.

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

22 October 2019
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

Leading left Labour figures fall in behind the right’s push for Remain

22 October 2019
The Labour Party has taken a big step towards full support for remaining in the racist, neoliberal European Union.

The EU is a bad answer to a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

22 October 2019
Boris Johnson’s rotten deal with the European Union (EU) faced key tests in parliament this week.

Johnson faces a crisis—but he isn’t finished

21 October 2019
He may have lost a battle last Saturday, but he hasn’t lost the war

Boris Johnson and EU agree a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

17 October 2019
The deal, backed by the EU, is even more neoliberal than Theresa May’s

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