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general election 2017


Labour's manifesto is a shift to the left. It's no time for compromises with the right.

16 May 2017
Forget the media and right wing denunciations, there are some excellent promises in the Labour Party’s draft election manifesto. It promises to scrap tuition fees, and plough billions of pounds into education and the NHS.

Labour manifesto that breaks from its past helps lift Jeremy Corbyn's support

16 May 2017
Manifesto launch shows an alternative but compromises to right will only weaken it, says Nick Clark

Labour right haven’t a hope - or a clue

16 May 2017
The press denunciations of Labour’s leaked draft manifesto have been predictable. “Corbyn’s misguided bid to turn the clock back,” spluttered the Financial Times, “Corbyn’s fantasy land”, the Mail.

Theresa May grants workers the right to remain exploited

16 May 2017
The Tory manifesto set to be released this week will continue attacks on the whole working class.

Labour’s new policy on workers’ rights tinkers but doesn’t transform

02 May 2017
The difference between what’s on offer at the general election from the Tories and Labour was underlined last week over workers’ rights.

Corbyn’s left shift can inspire a fight

25 April 2017
Jeremy Corbyn made a good start to the election campaign last week when he pledged that Labour would “overturn this rigged system”.

Don’t sit on the sidelines—let’s kick out Theresa May and fight for an alternative

25 April 2017
Jeremy Corbyn is energising swathes of people who want to see the back of the Tories.

Fight to keep racism out of the election

25 April 2017
Theresa May is using anti-migrant feeling as a way to divide opposition to her government and to try and win votes.

Independence is at the heart of the Scottish election debate

25 April 2017
The general election in Scotland is likely to revolve around constitutional questions.

Don’t make alliances with the right wing

25 April 2017
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).

Workers back Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to oust Theresa May's Tories

25 April 2017
The snap general election on 8 June is an opportunity to kick the Tories out in favour of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. And trade unionists are urging a fight to back Corbyn’s campaign.

Theresa May calls for snap general election—our chance to get the Tories out

18 April 2017
Theresa May’s has called for a general election on 8 June—it means we have a chance to get her rotten Tory government out.

Struggle is key to beating the Tories

18 April 2017
The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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