03 March 2018
The village of Pettigo is nearly obliterated by a red line on maps of Ireland. Most of it lies in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, but some is in Northern Ireland.
27 February 2018
AS negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union move towards a climax, the policy positions of the Tories and Labour register the balance of forces within each party
25 February 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has come under massive pressure from right wing Labour politicians to back staying in the European single market, which enforces austerity and privatisation.
09 February 2018
Right wingers were shocked to find out that a billionaire financier is using his money to influence politics in favour of the rich.
02 February 2018
Sadie Robinson looks at the new pamphlet by the Labour Party right wingers claiming to bust “Lexit myths”. It weakly accepts the limits of the bosses’ system
30 January 2018
How long can the Tories survive?
16 January 2018
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.
17 December 2017
The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.
12 December 2017
Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.
05 December 2017
The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
04 December 2017
Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit
28 November 2017
Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.
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.”
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.
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
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
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.
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.
23 October 2017
Rows rumble on in the Tory party, but it will take struggle to get them out, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
17 October 2017
The Brexit negotiations will probably stay stuck after this week’s meeting of the European Council.