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15 March 2015
In recent years, UKIP has emerged as a threat to a number of Tory but also Labour seats. Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment.
9 July 2014
David Cameron suffered a humiliating defeat by 26 votes to 2, when attempting to block Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next EU president
19 March 2014
The question of a referendum over Britain's membership of the European Union is problematic for all the mainstream capitalist parties, writes Hannah Sell
30 January 2013
With the economy again sinking and likewise the Tories' hopes of returning to power in 2015, Prime Minister David Cameron has turned to the issue of Europe to try to take votes from UKIP and improve Tory fortunes
17 October 2012
'But the EU is at war on us' exclaimed a number of Greek workers when reacting to the European Union (EU) being awarded a Nobel peace prize...
14 December 2011
David Cameron was stoutly defending the 'nation'. This is what he claimed after he was humiliatingly defeated by 26 votes to one at the 9 December EU summit and withdrew from participating in discussions over a new EU treaty. But which nation, asks Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
10 June 2009
No2EU-Yes to Democracy held its launch seven weeks ago. Initiated by the transport workers' union - the RMT - this hastily constructed electoral alliance succeeded in winning 153,236 votes in the European elections, writes Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary.
20 May 2009
THE RMT-led coalition for the European elections, 'No2EU-Yes to Democracy', is receiving a very favourable response as a workers' alternative to the rotten establishment parties...
15 May 2009
In this year's European elections working-class people have a positive alternative to vote for. A new electoral alliance, No2EU-Yes to Democracy has been launched to oppose the EU's big-business agenda
13 May 2009
No2EU On Thursday 7 May the 'No2EU - Yes to Democracy' campaign declared its full slate of candidates for the 4 June European electon...
13 May 2009
MPs' expenses are in the news! MEPs in the European parliament are on the gravy train too. How much has each Euro MP made in the last five years? We should be told! It is a gravy train, writes Dave Hill, No2EU -Yes to Democracy candidate for the European elections, southeast region.
15 April 2009
The Socialist Party is backing the No2EU-Yes to Democracy coalition in June's European elections. The European Union's directives and rulings, enthusiastically implemented by the New Labour government, are linked to the avalanche of job losses, wage cuts and continued privatisation that we face, Clive Heemskerk explains.
7 April 2009
LAST WEEK'S summit of European Union (EU) finance ministers gave the British government six months to come up with plans to cut public spending...
11 February 2009
Socialist Party industrial organiser Bill Mullins writes on the deal done between the Lindsey oil refinery strike committee and the Total oil company, the refinery owners...
5 February 2009
Eurozone 10th anniversary: THE INTERNATIONAL capitalist crisis has served to completely discredit the ideology of free market policies of the 'boom' period, of the last 20 years or so, writes Danny Byrne, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
4 March 2008
PEOPLE ARE becoming angry at scandals involving the super-rich and their tax-avoiding policies...
23 June 2005
THE FAILURE of the EU summit marked a deepening of the crises of the European ruling classes...
2 June 2005
THE FRENCH 'no' to the EU constitution is a massive blow to the pro-big business politicians in France and Europe...
6 November 2004
ON 29 October leaders from the 25 member states of the European Union (EU), meeting in Rome, signed a new European Constitution...
26 June 2004
"LIKE BARGAINING in a bazaar" was how the new Spanish prime minister, Zapatero, referred to the recent European Union (EU) summit to agree a new EU constitution...
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