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general election 2017


Backing ‘soft Brexit’ and cross-party talks would spell disaster for the left

Backing ‘soft Brexit’ and cross-party talks would spell disaster for the left A catalogue of right wingers and rogues within the Labour Party want to work with the Tories and bosses.

How can Labour be relevant to its new members? Activists debate next steps

How can Labour be relevant to its new members? Activists debate next steps A meeting in central London last week revealed how the general election has enthused and emboldened the Labour left—particularly new members.

Protest piles the pressure on Theresa May

Protest piles the pressure on Theresa May Around 1,500 people rallied outside Downing Street demanding that Theresa May resigns.

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election Trade unionists, Labour Party members and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker about how we can force the Tories from office.

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP Hundreds of people descended on Parliament Square demanding that Theresa May resigns

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers

Anti-Tory vote was no revolt of Remainers 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).

Get on the streets to turn the screws on the Tories

13 June 2017
Protest: Down With Tory/DUP Racism and Bigotry, Saturday 10 June, 12 noon, Parliament Square, for march to Downing Street arriving 2pm

Tories turn on each other over the coalition of chaos

13 June 2017
The Tories are reeling after last week’s general election—and many want Theresa May to go.

GALLERY - Huge crowds drawn to Jeremy Corbyn's message in last days of general election

13 June 2017
Huge crowds drawn to Jeremy Corbyn's message in last days of general election

Don’t wait for May to leave—kick her out

13 June 2017
The most useful thing we can do for Theresa May right now is wait. The worst thing for our side would be to limit, tone down or constrain mobilisation against the Tories.

Weakened Ukip are still a threat after the general election

13 June 2017
Racist party Ukip won just 2 percent of the vote—down from 12.6 percent in 2015.

Letting the Labour right come crawling back could have ruinous results

13 June 2017
After spending all their energy trying to undermine him many right wing Labour MPs are now willing to return to the fold, but they will still try to drag Labour to the right.

With Corbyn vindicated by election, we need to keep up the fight to kick Tories out

13 June 2017
Labour gained 30 seats and ten percentage points on its vote in last week’s general election proving Corbyn's right wing critics wrong. We need to keep up the resistance to smash the Tories

General election shows that politics is polarising back to two parties

13 June 2017
Not so long ago it looked as if parliamentary politics in Britain was fragmenting.

Tories humiliated as millions vote for Corbyn and real change

09 June 2017
The election result is a shattering disaster for the Tories and Theresa May, and a boost to Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and all who campaigned against austerity and racism

Corbyn cheered and May heckled as campaigning draws to a close

07 June 2017
Jeremy Corbyn told thousands of Labour supporters at six simultaneous rallies, “We are going all-out to win this election”.

The radical mood behind Jeremy Corbyn shows there's a thirst for real change

07 June 2017
Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign has shown that millions of people want real change in Britain.

If Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister, we’ll need struggle to stop bosses’ sabotage

07 June 2017
Socialist Worker urges all its readers in England and Wales to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour.

With just days to go, Jeremy Corbyn continues to gain support among workers

06 June 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has promised to break with Theresa May’s policies of austerity, racism and war.

It’s the rich who have a ‘magic money tree’—and it needs shaking

06 June 2017
 The Tories grow endless cash for the bankers, bosses and their super wealthy friends

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