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As Theresa May begs for help—don’t let her hang on

11 July 2017
First Theresa May threw a bung to the reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. Then she called on the slippery Lib Dems to vote with her government. Now May is reaching out to Labour.

The Labour right’s Brexit bungle helps the Tories

04 July 2017
The way forward for the left is not to defend the indefensible neoliberal EU

A year after the Leave vote—fight for a socialist, anti-racist Brexit

27 June 2017
A year ago today Socialist Worker welcomed the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). Were we right to do so?

Theresa May serves up a weak and nasty queen's speech

27 June 2017
Theresa May’s queen’s speech has piled further humiliation on the Tories

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers

13 June 2017
Some right wingers and liberals are trying to paint the election result as the revenge of Remain voters who want to stay in the European Union (EU).

Don’t make alliances with the right wing

25 April 2017
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual?

04 April 2017
The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.

Absurd Gibraltar bluster reveals what ‘kind of people’ the Tories really are

04 April 2017
A succession of Tories have threatened to go to war to “defend” Gibraltar, the British possession on the southern tip of the Spanish state.

Fight for a Brexit for workers

04 April 2017
The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union has begun. However we voted in the referendum last June, we now have to work together to beat back the right and seize the opportunities available.

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

04 April 2017
As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

As Holyrood demands new independence vote, campaigners say 'get on streets again'

28 March 2017
Theresa May travelled to Scotland on Monday to say again "now is not the time to be talking about a second independence referendum”. But Holyrood is now demanding one

Divisions at the top over Theresa May’s Brexit

28 March 2017
Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) was set to start on Wednesday—along with a new round of headaches for the Tories

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative

21 March 2017
New EU attacks on Greek workers and on refugees are a reminder that our task is fight for a left Brexit

MPs vote down the Lords over Theresa May's Brexit bill

14 March 2017
Tories triggering Article 50 should be a spur to fight to shape the outcome, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

My Country play brings ordinary voices to the political stage

14 March 2017
With six ballot boxes set up on tables towards the back of the stage, My Country—a work in progress, immediately transports you back to 23 June.

After Article 50 vote, fight for a Brexit for workers

14 March 2017
The formal process of Britain leaving the European Union could start as early as this week, and will definitely happen by the end of the month, say the Tories

Tories under pressure over migrants and refugees

07 March 2017
As the Tories come under increasing pressure to stop using European Union (EU) migrants as bargaining chips, activists across Britain are building for anti-racist demonstrations.

Theresa May’s stitch-up over Brexit could unravel

28 February 2017
Since the Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central by-elections last week, the media have paused in their condemnations of Jeremy Corbyn only to sing the praises of Theresa May.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump

21 February 2017
There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism

21 February 2017
The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

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