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Brexit begins—but is it business as usual?

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual? The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.

Fight for a Brexit for workers

Fight for a Brexit for workers The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union has begun. However we voted in the referendum last June, we now have to work together to beat back the right and seize the opportunities available.

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say defend migrant workers As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) was set to start on Wednesday—along with a new round of headaches for the Tories

As Holyrood demands new independence vote, campaigners say 'get on streets again'

As Holyrood demands new independence vote, campaigners say get on streets again Theresa May travelled to Scotland on Monday to say again "now is not the time to be talking about a second independence referendum”. But Holyrood is now demanding one

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative

21 March 2017
New EU attacks on Greek workers and on refugees are a reminder that our task is fight for a left Brexit

MPs vote down the Lords over Theresa May's Brexit bill

14 March 2017
Tories triggering Article 50 should be a spur to fight to shape the outcome, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

My Country play brings ordinary voices to the political stage

14 March 2017
With six ballot boxes set up on tables towards the back of the stage, My Country—a work in progress, immediately transports you back to 23 June.

After Article 50 vote, fight for a Brexit for workers

14 March 2017
The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union could start as early as this week, and will definitely happen by the end of the month, say the Tories

Tories under pressure over migrants and refugees

07 March 2017
As the Tories come under increasing pressure to stop using European Union (EU) migrants as bargaining chips, activists across Britain are building for anti-racist demonstrations.

Theresa May’s stitch-up over Brexit could unravel

28 February 2017
Since the Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central by-elections last week, the media have paused in their condemnations of Jeremy Corbyn only to sing the praises of Theresa May.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump

21 February 2017
There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism

21 February 2017
The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Broken potteries? What's really going on in Stoke

07 February 2017
The racist Ukip party hopes it can win the Stoke-on-Trent by-election as the press feeds an atmosphere of anti-migrant racism, but Nick Clark finds Labour’s problems go deeper than its failure to offer an anti-racist alternative

Labour MPs are set to defy leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

31 January 2017
Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark

After Supreme Court ruling on Article 50, fight for a left wing, anti-racist Brexit

24 January 2017
Brexit raises the question of what sort of society we want to live in

‘We’re here to stay,’ say EU migrant workers as Tories look to end freedom of movement

24 January 2017
Nick Clark spoke to migrant workers about how they’re organising to defend their freedom of movement

Stop playing the Labour right’s Brexit game

24 January 2017
The Labour Party is getting itself into yet another pickle. This time it’s over Theresa May’s plan to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and start the two-year countdown to Britain leaving the European Union (EU).

Fight Theresa May’s vision of a racist, nationalist Brexit

17 January 2017
Tory prime minister Theresa May came out for a right wing, racist “Brexit” on Tuesday. May scapegoated migrants for the problems that people face.

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