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Politics is about a lot more than parliament

Boris Johnson, Tories, election, Brexit, demonstration, parliament 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.

We need mass action over severe climate threat

climate change, environment, Extinction Rebellion, protest, demonstration, march, London Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.

Tory funding promises are for the rich

Tory funding promises are for the rich The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people

A radical Labour can win a general election

A radical Labour can win a general election We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

Get fired up for 20 September strikes

Get fired up for 20 September strikes In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

Corbyn’s confusion over the European Union emboldens the right


Labour will commit to holding a referendum on a Brexit deal, if there is a general election in autumn, with an option to remain in the European Union (EU).

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia


More evidence of Britain’s role in Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen was uncovered this week.

More prisons won't help stop crime


Boris Johnson said his billion pound boost for prisons would stop them becoming “factories for making bad people worse”.

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us


Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

Tories cry Wolff over EU


Harland and Wolff, the Northern Ireland shipyard, is facing closure. The remaining workforce are fighting bravely to defend their jobs 

Violence in society is driven by our rulers


Horrific shootings in the US last weekend showed where our rulers’ racism can lead.

Step up the fracking fight


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated his call for an end to fracking when he visited Lancashire’s Preston New Road anti-fracking protest camp on Tuesday.

Fight for workers’ action against Boris Johnson


Union leaders greeted Boris Johnson’s first week as prime minister by pleading with him to improve workers’ rights. Which is weak even by their standards.

Boris Johnson is set to fail as he mimics May’s Brexit plan


Brexit will be Boris Johnson’s first and unavoidable test.

Reports of child abuse are shaped by media hypocrisy


Peter Bornshin suffered sexual abuse while in the care of social services in the early 1980s. He was tormented by his experiences at the Grafton Close Children’s Home, west London.

Defend LGBT+ Education


LGBT+ education is under attack. That was the message from a BBC Panorama programme this week.

Don't mourn, organise against Boris Johnson


 The main party of British capitalism is gripped by its most serious crisis in almost a century

Israel tries to hide its bloody, racist past


Israel is desperate to hide its bloody, racist history. Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed last week that Israel’s defence ministry has been quietly hiding, removing and censoring documents for more than a decade.

We must resist the rule of racist Tory toffs


Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to be the most racist, bigoted friend of the rich.

Politics is about a lot more than parliament


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.

We need mass action over severe climate threat


Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.

Tory funding promises are for the rich


The Tories’ pledges aren’t about helping ordinary people

A radical Labour can win a general election


We should welcome a general election as an opportunity to drive out Johnson and the Tories

Get fired up for 20 September strikes


In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Unity with liberals is a bad deal for workers


The latest “cross party” bid to stop no-deal Brexit would be a gift to Tory right wingers, the far right and big business.

Corbyn’s confusion over the European Union emboldens the right


Labour will commit to holding a referendum on a Brexit deal, if there is a general election in autumn, with an option to remain in the European Union (EU).

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia


More evidence of Britain’s role in Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen was uncovered this week.

More prisons won't help stop crime


Boris Johnson said his billion pound boost for prisons would stop them becoming “factories for making bad people worse”.

‘National government’ wouldn’t protect us


Lots of people are rightly appalled that Boris Johnson is our prime minister.

Tories cry Wolff over EU


Harland and Wolff, the Northern Ireland shipyard, is facing closure. The remaining workforce are fighting bravely to defend their jobs 

Violence in society is driven by our rulers


Horrific shootings in the US last weekend showed where our rulers’ racism can lead.

Step up the fracking fight


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated his call for an end to fracking when he visited Lancashire’s Preston New Road anti-fracking protest camp on Tuesday.

Fight for workers’ action against Boris Johnson


Union leaders greeted Boris Johnson’s first week as prime minister by pleading with him to improve workers’ rights. Which is weak even by their standards.

Boris Johnson is set to fail as he mimics May’s Brexit plan


Brexit will be Boris Johnson’s first and unavoidable test.

Reports of child abuse are shaped by media hypocrisy


Peter Bornshin suffered sexual abuse while in the care of social services in the early 1980s. He was tormented by his experiences at the Grafton Close Children’s Home, west London.

Defend LGBT+ Education


LGBT+ education is under attack. That was the message from a BBC Panorama programme this week.

Don't mourn, organise against Boris Johnson


 The main party of British capitalism is gripped by its most serious crisis in almost a century

Israel tries to hide its bloody, racist past


Israel is desperate to hide its bloody, racist history. Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed last week that Israel’s defence ministry has been quietly hiding, removing and censoring documents for more than a decade.

We must resist the rule of racist Tory toffs


Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to be the most racist, bigoted friend of the rich.

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