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

04 February 2020
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

28 January 2020
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

Labour MPs use Brexit to stop a Corbyn government

15 October 2019
Right wing Labour MPs ganged up at a meeting in parliament on Monday evening to insist that there shouldn’t be a snap election.

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson

15 October 2019
Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

Hedge fund successes are not staked on a no-deal Brexit

08 October 2019
A new theory claims hedge funds are pushing for a no-deal Brexit in order to boost their profits. Simon Basketter explains why this makes for a poor conspiracy theory

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses

08 October 2019
Amid the stew of Brexit speculation, there are more calls for a “national unity” government.

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