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May’s ‘Brexit dividend’ NHS funding plan backfires and creates chaos in the Tories

18 June 2018
Theresa May’s pledge to boost NHS funding through a £20 billion “Brexit dividend” backfired spectacularly on Monday.

Don’t let the vote to leave the European Union be written off as backward

18 June 2018
The campaign for a “People’s Vote” on Brexit is based on liberal snobbery toward workers, says Sadie Robinson

Exploit Tory Brexit split

05 June 2018
Theresa May is taking a gamble next week which, if it fails, could sink her.

May and the Labour right defend the big bosses’ EU

08 May 2018
Embattled prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans continue to unravel amid renewed Tory divisions and the European Union (EU) rulers’ bullishness.

A Brexit deal for bosses

20 March 2018
Theresa May’s deal with the European Union over Brexit will see a 21 month “transition period” after Brexit on 29 March 2019.

The real scandal behind Cambridge Analytica

20 March 2018
Politicians and big business will try every method to shape people’s views. And at the same time they will seek to make money from doing it.

Theresa May calms rebels but can’t please big business

06 March 2018
Theresa May managed to unite her ramshackle government last week—for at least 24 hours.

The hard truth about the border in Northern Ireland

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.

Brexit talks show up tensions for Tories

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

Corbyn must not give in to the right over Brexit

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.

What's behind the row about George Soros and the EU?

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.

Lies about the single market

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

Theresa May will stumble on unless we topple her

30 January 2018
How long can the Tories survive?

Labour should not back single market

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.

Unions must resist Tory plan for longer working hours

17 December 2017
The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived

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.

Britain out of Ireland, fight to shape Brexit

05 December 2017
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

04 December 2017
Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit

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

28 November 2017
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.”

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