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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.

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.

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP

23 May 2017
It’s easy to forget that one of the reasons Theresa May called the snap election was to stop a second independence referendum.

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today

23 May 2017
Tony Cliff was born 100 years ago last weekend, on 20 May 1917. Brought up a Palestinian Jew, he came to Britain in 1946.

Tory wreckers manifesto is only for the rich

23 May 2017
Theresa May tried to pitch her manifesto as progressive with false promises on the NHS and schools. Nick Clark unpicks the attacks that they’re planning

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.

The left should take no lectures on Northern Ireland from the Tories

23 May 2017
The right wing papers are going for Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to “condemn” the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).

Can Corbyn overcome political disillusion?

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

Tories' means testing will mean the poorest pay most

23 May 2017
Why should less well-off tax payers subsidise the wealthy with benefits and services that are not means-tested, asked right wing commentators as the Tories unveiled their manifesto this week.

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.

The Liar’s Quartet—a history of cops, spies and struggle in new publication

23 May 2017
Comedian Mark Thomas’ new book brings together three plays with stories that should be heard but are rarely told, writes Jasmine Francis

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.

Tories will face no charges over election expenses claims

16 May 2017
Yesterday, Wednesday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced that after a police investigation into Conservative Party candidates’ expenditure during the 2015 general election campaign, “no criminal charges have been authorised”.

Education fights can beat the cuts

16 May 2017
Large protests and campaigns show the fury at schools funding cuts. A huge march through Lancaster last Saturday showed the fury at a Tory schools funding cuts plan—and potential to build resistance to it.

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.

Tories deserve to be evicted for empty housing pledge

16 May 2017
Don't believe the Tories are going to solve the housing crisis. They are only building developers' profits.

NHS computer crisis: why we should blame the Tories

16 May 2017
Years of NHS cuts and pressure to cut staff mean a cyber-attack weapon developed by the US National Security Agency has caused chaos in the health service

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

09 May 2017
Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

Tories launch secret plans to stop your secret messages

09 May 2017
The Tories don’t understand encryption so they are trying to get rid of it.

Regional summits aim to kick racism out of the general election campaign

09 May 2017
The Tories and right wing press want their racist, nationalist vision for Brexit to dominate the general election campaign.

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