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Queen’s speech is a preview of a repressive Tory election manifesto

Queen’s speech is a preview of a repressive Tory election manifesto The queen’s speech on Monday won’t lead to many, if any, new laws.

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson

Pressure to reach Brexit deal adds to huge crisis for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants The Tories’ plans will mean some people will be forced to leave Britain under the new scheme. Anti-racists should rip apart the racist border system, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hedge fund successes are not staked on a no-deal Brexit

Hedge fund successes are not staked on a no-deal Brexit A new theory claims hedge funds are pushing for a no-deal Brexit in order to boost their profits. Simon Basketter explains why this makes for a poor conspiracy theory

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses Amid the stew of Brexit speculation, there are more calls for a “national unity” government.

LETTERS - Islamophobia from the Tories, but also from a shocking source

LETTERS - Islamophobia from the Tories, but also from a shocking source At the Tory party conference in Manchester last week its racism and reaction was on show.

Austerity, Brexit chaos and political failure - a warning of how the right can win

07 October 2019
Sadie Robinson reports from Doncaster and Barnsley on how bitter frustration at years of austerity and political failure have created the conditions for the right to benefit—but anger could also be pulled to the left

Corruption, harassment and Brexit pile strain on Boris Johnson

01 October 2019
Boris Johnson began his first Tory party conference as prime minister facing allegations of ­sexual harassment and ­corruption—and a looming Brexit deadline.

Austrian Tories make gains and Nazi vote falls

01 October 2019
Talks following Austria’s snap general election on Sunday are likely to produce another right wing government.

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Political chaos in Britain after court judgement - drive the Tories out now

24 September 2019
The Tories have to be driven out—now.

Millions left without suitable homes in Tory housing crisis

24 September 2019
Millions are in housing need while hundreds of thousands of homes lie empty.

Boris Johnson’s ‘friend’ given £126,000 of our cash

24 September 2019
Prime minister Boris Johnson’s friendship with a US entrepreneur who was granted £126,000 in public money during his time as London mayor is a damaging scandal.

Cops ramp up brutal refugee crackdown

17 September 2019
Refugees in northern France are facing a brutal border clampdown by British and French authorities.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit balance deepens division among Tories

17 September 2019
Johnson hopes he can deliver Brexit come what may on 31 October—and win back right wing votes. But he still has to appease the pro-EU big business, says? Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Politics is about a lot more than parliament

10 September 2019
The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down

10 September 2019
Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre

10 September 2019
Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.

The Troublemaker—The rich fiddle the figures to get out of paying their taxes

10 September 2019
The super-rich are inventing investments to avoid paying taxes.

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election

10 September 2019
On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.

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