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Labour should not back single market

Labour should not back single market Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure from the Labour right to shift his policy on Brexit. This would mean—at the maximum—supporting a second referendum and—at the minimum—backing Britain staying in the European single market if it does leave.

Unions must resist Tory plan for longer working hours

Unions must resist Tory plan for longer working hours The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.

Britain out of Ireland, fight to shape Brexit

Britain out of Ireland, fight to shape Brexit The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.

Theresa May is in a bind over Brexit—struggle could bring her government down

Theresa May is in a bind over Brexit—struggle could bring her government down Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

For a Brexit from Ireland

28 November 2017
Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”

Europe’s centre ground is crumbling beneath Angela Merkel’s feet

27 November 2017
In the endless discussions about Brexit, it’s commonly assumed that the British side is weak and confused and the European Union (EU) is strong and united. The first is true, the second not so much.

Is Putin pulling the strings?

18 November 2017
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

17 November 2017
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

13 November 2017
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

24 October 2017
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

23 October 2017
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

17 October 2017
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

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