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5 April 2017
Talk of Britain 'going to war' with Spain, EU politicians telling each other not to 'lose their cool' - can all seem surreal. The chaos shows that there is no cohesive approach to Brexit within the British or European ruling classes
23 November 2016
The fifth anniversary of the public sector pension strike allows an opportunity to reflect on the most significant and defining trade union struggle of the recent period.
13 July 2016
Reader's comment: Online reports of hate crime were five times higher than an average week in the seven days from the EU referendum polling day. The media and establishment want to suggest that anti-migrant abuse surged overnight purely because of the result.
11 May 2015
"Our sweet victory", read the London Evening Standard, owned appropriately by a Russian oligarch and reflecting their delight at the unexpected victory of the Tories. Peter Taaffe writes.
9 May 2015
On 8th May the front page of the Daily Mirror was entirely black apart from the words: "Condemned again - five more damned years"
8 May 2015
Millions of people woke up on 8th May to face the nightmare of a Tory majority government - full of fear of the misery that this new government will mete out
5 May 2015
"Russelllllllll Nooooooooooo!!!!!!!". This response from the Artist Taxi Driver probably summed up what many people felt when they saw the latest episode of Russell Brand's Trews internet
12 November 2014
The Con-Dems are the most unpopular government in living memory. Yet Labour's lead limps between 1% and 4%
1 October 2014
Priority, it's Ed: 'Move aside - the Labour leader is coming through!'
24 September 2014
The Labour Party conference in Manchester was the last before the general election with Labour setting out its policies for a future government
31 July 2014
Labour leader Ed Miliband doesn't have an image problem, he has a policy problem. The problem is he doesn't have any, or at least policies that answer the gravity of the situation, writes Nancy Taaffe.
2 July 2014
Labour woos big business: Labour is offering an 'olive branch' or an olive tree to big business by promising even more tax breaks. This is despite corporation tax being at record low levels and ignoring the millions that are lost to tax scams by these companies
25 June 2014
Labour leads in the opinion polls, just, but normally, a year before a general election, if an opposition is to win it should be further ahead
25 June 2014
Miliband attacks young unemployed: In the same week that a new TUC report showed the dismal job prospects for young people in Con-Dem Britain, due to the miserable failure of British capitalism to invest, Labour leader Ed Miliband has launched yet another attack on us
13 June 2014
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has had to apologise for posing with a copy of the Sun newspaper
25 April 2014
50 protesters attended a lobby called by the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) of Ed Miliband's Doncaster North surgery this afternoon in support of the Care UK strike, writes Alistair Tice.
21 April 2014
Four days of action over Easter took us to day 20
16 April 2014
Why I joined the Socialist Party: I work in the Tesco distribution centre in Doncaster. My wife is a former NHS support worker, now privatised to the employment of Care UK, writes Jason Fawley.
5 February 2014
Is this the end for the unions and Labour? In response to the Collins Review proposals to 'reform' the link between the unions and Labour, Mirror columnist Kevin Maguire declared: "It is time for the trade unions to march proudly out of Labour's front door instead of being slowly bundled out of the back"
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