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General election 2019


We must take on the rich to win real change

We must take on the rich to win real change Will a Labour government fulfil Jeremy Corbyn’s promises to “pull down a corrupt system and build a fairer country?”

Will Whatsapp win the election?

Will Whatsapp win the election? Momentum says it’s driving forward path-breaking campaigning methods that will win the election.

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Trump twins team up to keep toxic Tories on top

Trump twins team up to keep toxic Tories on top The bigots united this week to try and stop Jeremy Corbyn winning next month’s general election.

Moderation from Labour struggles to beat the Tories in general election campaign

Moderation from Labour struggles to beat the Tories in general election campaign The Tories should be reeling. Despite the helping hand Nigel Farage gave Boris Johnson this week the campaign has exposed the ruling class arrogance and racism that runs through the party.

Will Labour's manifesto ignore members’ votes to support radical policies?

Will Labours manifesto ignore members’ votes to support radical policies? Labour’s ruling body was set to meet on Saturday to finalise its election manifesto.

Spending smears are a sign of the storm ahead

12 November 2019
No general election would be complete without the Tories denouncing Labour for its irresponsible fiscal plans. The classic example was the 1992 campaign, when John Major’s team first warned against “Labour’s Tax Bombshell”, soon to be followed by “Labour’s Double Whammy—1. More Taxes, 2. Higher Prices.”

Will fake news win the general election?

11 November 2019
Mainstream pundits are in a tizz over misinformation on the web. But as Nick Clark argues, lying in the media isn’t new—and the key thing isn’t what it says, but what we do

Why workers are right to strike during the general election campaign

10 November 2019
For at least some days during the election campaign the pictures will be strikers with placards, not politicians behind podiums.

Fear and loathing - and hope - inside the Labour Party election campaign

09 November 2019
A Labour Party conference in London on Saturday saw activists discuss the positives - and negatives - of the party election campaign, reports Nick Clark

A radical campaign can chase the Tories out

05 November 2019
This general election is an opportunity to kick out the Tories and break from a decade of austerity, scapegoating of Muslims and migrants, and inaction over climate change.

We deserve better than Tory austerity

05 November 2019
The reality of rising debt and falling wages under Tory austerity was laid bare in new research from the TUC union federation released on Tuesday.

Election round-up—Lib Dems use EU to cosy up to favourite Tories

05 November 2019
Jo Swinson, the Liberal Democrat leader, has claimed her party could take hundreds of seats at the general election.

I will give ‘wealth and power to the many’ says Jeremy Corbyn

05 November 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has set the tone for the Labour Party’s election campaign with rallies and speeches taking on “the establishment” and “the wealthy few”.

California wildfire chaos wrecks lives

05 November 2019
In California, the mansions of the rich are better protected against climate catastrophe than ordinary people. Changing that means challenging the logic of profit, writes Sarah Bates

LETTERS: Vote Labour—and keep up the fight against austerity

05 November 2019
The announcement of the general election is welcome news for anyone who is committed to challenging the racism and austerity we have suffered under the Tories.

General election is chance to smash Brexit deadlock

29 October 2019
For more than two years official politics has been consumed by a seemingly endless Brexit crisis and Westminster game-playing.

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