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general election 2017


The nasty party’s campaign is incompetent but vicious

06 June 2017
The Tories have fought the election by playing on people’s fears. But the strategy doesn’t guarantee their success, writes Alistair Farrow

The rain doesn't stop one of Corbyn's biggest rallies yet in Gateshead

06 June 2017
Some 10,000 people turned out in the pouring rain to see Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speak at a rally in Gateshead last night, Monday.

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

The Labour right remains a millstone around Corbyn's neck

06 June 2017
The Labour right have not stopped their attacks on Jeremy Corbyn, despite the signs of Labour moving forward in the polls.

A reply to my defeatist, divisive Labour MP: Stop stabbing Jeremy Corbyn in the back

06 June 2017
An angry constituent responds to a leaflet from Enfield MP Joan Ryan

In the disillusioned Labour marginals, compromise is Corbyn’s worst enemy

06 June 2017
In the marginal seat of Halifax, West Yorkshire, the biggest threat to Labour’s vote is disillusion. And only by offering a break with the past can Jeremy Corbyn overcome it.

Damaging debate adds to Tory woes as election campaign enters crucial final week

06 June 2017
Theresa May's cowardly refusal to appear on a BBC election debate last night, Wednesday, added to the scorn being heaped in the Tories' campaign.

Theresa May in hot water in Bath as she faces protest

31 May 2017
Anti-Tory demonstrators caught up with the evasive Tory leader

Will the SNP take on austerity? Manifesto tries to have it both ways

30 May 2017
At the Scottish National Party (SNP) manifesto launch on Tuesday, leader Nicola Sturgeon asked voters to “strengthen Scotland’s hand, not Theresa May’s”.

There’s no such thing as national interest

30 May 2017
Theresa May's claims to represent us all are a lie to cover up the class divide

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward

30 May 2017
We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

Take to the streets to kick out the Tories, trade unionists decide at PCS conference

30 May 2017
The PCS union has committed to use the final weeks before the general election to campaign against austerity and racism.

Tories' social care crisis could help finish them off

30 May 2017
Questions continue to haunt Theresa May over the costs of her social care policies and the dementia tax.

It’s right to fight the Tories as ‘Big School Assembly’ against cuts draws huge crowd

30 May 2017
More than 1,000 people gathered in Mile End Park in east London this evening, Wednesday, in a fantastic show of opposition to school funding cuts.

Tories look neither strong nor stable after TV audience puts May on the defensive

30 May 2017
Theresa May ditched her “strong and stable” rhetoric during a TV election special last night, Monday, and returned to scaremongering about Brexit.

The SNP did not deliver a radical decade in office

30 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has been in control of the Scottish government for just over ten years. Since the 2014 independence referendum it has been the dominant political party in Scotland.

Scunthorpe: can Labour hold off the Tories in steel town?

30 May 2017
Socialist Worker visited the Lincolnshire seat as part of our tour of constituencies during the general election.

As election day draws closer, shrinking poll gap reveals a radical path to Labour victory

30 May 2017
Ten days left to election day, and the result is more uncertain than ever. There’s a chance to shape the result against the arrogant Tories.

‘School cuts are an election issue’ as parents, pupils and teachers protest

30 May 2017
Parents, children, teachers and others joined a nationwide day of action yesterday, Friday, against cuts to school funding.

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