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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

The rulers’ party is rotting

07 September 2019
There’s a been Tory party since the late 17th century—now it’s in severe crisis. Simon Basketter looks at what could cause the death of the party for those who are born to rule

Defeat for Johnson should clear way to a general election

03 September 2019
Anger against the Tories was seen on the streets of London on Tuesday as the prime minister lost a key vote in parliament

A radical Labour can win a general election

03 September 2019
We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

Fight for a genuinely democratic society

03 September 2019
On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

02 September 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

31 August 2019
Over 70 protests took place across Britain on Saturday.

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