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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.

Corruption, harassment and Brexit pile strain on Boris Johnson

01 October 2019
Boris Johnson began his first Tory party conference as prime minister facing allegations of ­sexual harassment and ­corruption—and a looming Brexit deadline.

Ian McEwan’s new novella is Kafka with a difference

01 October 2019
Ian McEwan’s new novella tells the story of Brexit and the political crisis it has caused.

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Political chaos in Britain after court judgement - drive the Tories out now

24 September 2019
The Tories have to be driven out—now.

Labour delegates vote to back Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

23 September 2019
Labour Party members saw off moves to make their party back Remain

Labour conference is a chance to challenge right over Brexit

22 September 2019
Brexit is not the only issue at this year’s Labour Party conference—despite what the media suggests.

Brexit ‘chaos’ warnings are an excuse to attack workers

17 September 2019
Big business is ratcheting up pressure on the Tories over a

Boris Johnson’s Brexit balance deepens division among Tories

17 September 2019
Johnson hopes he can deliver Brexit come what may on 31 October—and win back right wing votes. But he still has to appease the pro-EU big business, says? Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Labour’s position on the EU bends to the will of the right

17 September 2019
The Labour Party conference, beginning on Sunday, looks set to be dominated by debates over whether to back remaining in the racist and neoliberal European Union

Politics is about a lot more than parliament

10 September 2019
The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down

10 September 2019
Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre

10 September 2019
Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election

10 September 2019
On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.

Trades Union Congress unites against no-deal Brexit, but what comes next?

08 September 2019
With the Tories reeling, it's time for workers' struggle

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