Socialist Worker

general election 2017


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.

Tory cuts gave the NHS one of its worst ever winters—and there’s more to come

30 May 2017
Hospitals in England “endured one of the worst winters on record” this year, according to damning new research by the British Medical Association (BMA).

Activists urge SNP to ban the frackers

30 May 2017
Campaigners have been mobilising across Scotland as a government consultation of fracking nears end

Vote for Corbyn—and get May out

30 May 2017
A radical general election campaign can make the Tories sweat

Stop Britain’s wars to end terror, says Corbyn—while May offers only repression

30 May 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to make a bold move today, Friday, by linking Britain's involvement in military interventions overseas and terror attacks at home.

Tories' screeching U-Turn opens way for resurgent Labour campaign behind Corbyn

23 May 2017
If Theresa May does not get the result she wants at the general election, yesterday will be the moment that analysts will say signalled the obvious turning point.

Thousands in Birmingham rally to hear Jeremy Corbyn

23 May 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has held one of his largest rallies of the general election campaign so far

Can Corbyn overcome political disillusion?

23 May 2017
According to the pundits working class people are abandoning the Labour Party for the Tories.

Would the bosses let us renationalise services and industry?

23 May 2017
Labour’s manifesto commitments to nationalising some industries would meet resistance

Tory manifesto dressed in sheep's clothing attacks ordinary people

23 May 2017
Tory leader Theresa May’s manifesto launch speech today, Thursday, was an attempt to con people into voting Tory with a raft of vicious attacks dressed up as giveaways.

In the Tories’ target towns, there’s still hope for Labour

16 May 2017
Luton has suffered under Tory rule. Despite that, the party is hoping to take the town from the Labour Party in the general election.

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