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Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning

Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning “These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.

Hartlepool–Labour in trouble

Hartlepool–Labour in trouble In years gone by the Labour Party could take the votes in the north east of England for granted. But, reports Nick Clark, next month’s Hartlepool by-election could show just how out of touch the party now is with its former heartlands

A year of Keir Starmer, a year of surrender

A year of Keir Starmer, a year of surrender Keir Starmer has spent his first year as Labour Party leader refusing to oppose the Tories—but he has shown us what he stands for.

LETTERS—More strikes in Myanmar can beat back the military

LETTERS—More strikes in Myanmar can beat back the military An article in the bosses’ Financial Times newspaper last week was headlined, “Protesters playing a dangerous game with the Myanmar economy, warn businesses”.

The establishment quakes following police violence

The establishment quakes following police violence The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

How have the Tories survived all this?

How have the Tories survived all this? Boris Johnson keeps getting away with it. He’s been through scandal after scandal, and crisis after crisis, and still sits securely in Downing Street.

Fight the bosses that Labour Party backs

02 March 2021
What’s the point of a Labour Party that won’t even back the meagre tax rises on the rich planned by a Tory government?

Queen’s love of horses and torturers knows no bounds

02 March 2021
New evidence has emerged of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed holding his adult daughters hostage.

Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool

01 March 2021
The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.

Win for right in Scottish Labour leadership election

27 February 2021
The result will cement Labour's crisis in Scotland

Starmer’s Labour backs arms bosses, nukes and war

26 February 2021
The Labour Party has promised generals it backs spending more on the military, nuclear weapons, Britain’s arms industry and the Nato military alliance.

Battle is on to stop unsafe schools return on 8 March

22 February 2021
Boris Johnson’s plan to fully reopen all schools in England on 8 March will put many more lives at risk.

Keir Starmer speech shows he has not broken with the bosses

18 February 2021
Labour leader Keir Starmer seemed to offer a change from “business as usual” in a speech on Thursday billed as a significant break from Tory politics.

Working class people will gain nothing from ‘patriotism’

06 February 2021
In a recent party broadcast, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer appeared beside a Union Jack. Nick Clark examines why Labour hopes to gain from nationalism—and why it’s wrong

Labour is embarrassing, not left wing ideas

26 January 2021
Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.

Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right

19 January 2021
A series of speeches by leading Labour figures have mapped out a further shift right, says Nick Clark

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers

13 January 2021
The Labour Party has dropped the left wing pledges to spend more money on jobs, pay, public services and the climate crisis promised by Jeremy Corbyn.

LETTERS—Keir Starmer blaming the wrong people for Covid-19 spread

08 January 2021
In an appearance on TV’s Good Morning Britain last week Keir Starmer voiced his support for emergency legislation to deal with anti-vaxxer campaigns.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror

05 January 2021
Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

01 January 2021
Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

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