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Brexit


The single market is no solution for workers

17 January 2017
Theresa May’s programme for Brexit is steeped in toxic nationalism and xenophobia.

No to retreat on freedom of movement

10 January 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made a dangerous and serious concession to anti-migrant racism on Tuesday.

The Brexit that we want

03 January 2017
There are specific demands around Brexit that the whole working class movement needs to unite around. Alistair Farrow sets out Socialist Worker’s contribution to an urgent debate

Tories split on Brussels—it's time to sprout resistance

13 December 2016
One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.

How could Labour have done better in Sleaford?

13 December 2016
There’s no reason for Labour to be squeezed between a racist Brexit and a neoliberal defence of the European Union

Capitalism’s woes run deeper than Brexit

29 November 2016
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement marked another stage in the low-intensity warfare that has gripped the Tory party. They’ve been squabbling since David Cameron struck his ill-fated deal with the European Union (EU) in February.

We don't want Trump—but neither do the bosses

15 November 2016
Donald Trump's victory is the result of—and a reaction to—more than thirty years of neoliberalism, writes Alex Callinicos

Ruling class in open warfare after court ruling on Brexit

08 November 2016
Is Britain beginning to experience the kind of “culture war” that divides the political elite in the US?

Courts cause confusion and chaos for Tories and Labour

08 November 2016
Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader who is in temporary charge again, has pledged to lead a 100,000-strong demonstration in London.

Why is Labour in such a muddle over migration?

08 November 2016
Labour needs to choose between defending migrants and pandering to racist ‘concerns’, writes Nick Clark

Angry at society? Let’s fight for a better one

11 October 2016
There is a deep bitterness in British society. Every serious analysis of the vote for Britain to exit the European Union (EU) concedes that the Leave vote was fuelled, at least partially, by anger.

Theresa May shifts to the right—but makes new enemies

11 October 2016
Theresa May used last week’s Tory conference in Birmingham to shift her party and her government sharply to the right.

May cannot unite a Tory party that’s deeply split over Brexit

04 October 2016
Theresa May laid out her plan for Brexit on Sunday—at her first Tory party conference as prime minister.

Resist the rise in racism

19 September 2016
An attack on a pregnant woman in Bletchley has focused attention on racism. People in the Milton Keynes town told Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their experiences, the impact of the EU vote—and how they are fighting back

Make independence worth fighting for

13 September 2016
The Scottish National Party’s support for big business and the European Union risks damaging support for "indyref2" rather than boosting it, warns Raymie Kiernan

Divisions over grammar schools show splits in the Tory Party

13 September 2016
As the weeks go by, we are beginning to get a picture of what kind of prime minister Theresa May will be.

The Tories fear Brexit - we need to shape it

23 August 2016
The left must start to contest the debate about what will happen when Britain leaves the European Union (EU). At the moment the argument is dominated by competing right wing visions.

Beat back the bigots as hate crime reports rise by a fifth

26 July 2016
Racists are lashing out but there’s no Brexit breakthrough for the right, reports Sadie Robinson

May’s new cabinet faces old problems

19 July 2016
Commentators were quick to identify the contradiction in Theresa May’s new government. As Robert Peston put it, “her rhetoric is more left wing than Cameron’s was, her cabinet is more right wing than his was.”

Bosses will use Brexit as excuse for more austerity and cuts - if we let them

28 June 2016
The global rich claim that last week’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) will cause economic catastrophe.

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