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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.

Arrogant, lying and weak, Johnson starts campaign

04 November 2019
Boris Johnson began the general election campaign with arrogance, lies—and weakness.

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.

Avenge their deaths

29 October 2019
We have to make the Tories pay for the thousands of people who have been killed by their rule.

Boris Johnson gears up for campaign of Brexit, cuts and attacks

29 October 2019
Boris Johnson was floundering and spinning his way towards a general election as Socialist Worker went to press.

Families left in torment after Essex lorry deaths

29 October 2019
Vietnamese families fear that their relatives were among the 39 refugees who died in a ­refrigerated truck in Essex last week.

Tories’ Universal Credit forces women into prostitution

25 October 2019
Vulnerable women are being forced into prostitution because of the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) benefit. It is more evidence of why the nasty benefit must be scrapped now.

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

22 October 2019
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

The EU is a bad answer to a racist, neoliberal Brexit deal

22 October 2019
Boris Johnson’s rotten deal with the European Union (EU) faced key tests in parliament this week.

Johnson faces a crisis—but he isn’t finished

21 October 2019
He may have lost a battle last Saturday, but he hasn’t lost the war

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

15 October 2019
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

15 October 2019
Boris Johnson this week faces one of the biggest crises of his ­government.

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants

15 October 2019
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

08 October 2019
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

08 October 2019
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

07 October 2019
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.

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