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31 January 2018
Media reports suggest that around 40 Tory MPs have submitted letters calling for a no-confidence vote in Theresa May. If that reaches 48, the vote would be triggered and could lead to a leadership contest.
10 January 2018
There was more excitement in the media before May's cabinet reshuffle than among working class people. And in the event, the reaction of workers turned out to be more realistic.
15 November 2017
Division, scandal and crisis: these are the most striking features of Theresa May's government today
11 October 2017
The prime minister has gone from "strong and stable" to spluttering and stuttering in the space of a few short months.
4 October 2017
"Why would anybody, let alone a normal person, want to become a member of the Conservative Party?"
1 February 2017
Article 50 bill heading to parliament: Six months on from the referendum and Brexit remains a nightmare for the capitalist establishment in Britain, from which they can find no escape
11 January 2017
Sadiq Khan won the London Mayor election in May 2016 on the back of the wave of support for Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity campaign
16 June 2016
A Brexit vote, and Cameron's subsequent resignation, would lift the confidence of many workers who would rightly feel they had landed a serious blow on the opposition. At the same time it would be a serious defeat for the capitalist class.
15 June 2016
As we approach voting day for the EU referendum, panic has set in for the establishment and 'project fear' has been stepped up. The official campaigns on both sides have bandied about arguments full of lies and misrepresentations. We answer three key questions: Does the EU build international solidarity? Does the EU defend workers' rights? Does the EU keep the peace?
15 June 2016
The Socialist Inbox: Letters to the Socialist's editors. European Union membership referendum special.
1 June 2016
The new mayor of London has approved an urban airport's right to buy public land for expansion
1 June 2016
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, speaking on the Marr show on BBC television said that people on the left who argue for a Brexit by saying it will shatter the Tories are being 'petty'
25 May 2016
It was recently revealed that the Boris Johnson administration buried a report on London's air pollution problem. It showed that 433 primary schools in London are in places where levels of nitrogen oxides, gases that may cause acute respiratory illnesses, surpassed EU safety limits.
19 May 2016
The left-wing commentator Paul Mason had a very disappointing article in Tuesday's edition of The Guardian (There is a left-wing case for Brexit - but we can't let Boris Johnson turn Britain into a neo-liberal fantasy island, G2, 17 May)
27 April 2016
Unfortunately, Jeremy Corbyn, in another retreat in the face of the right-wing Blairites that infest the Labour Party, has not insisted on the London elections being fought on the policies that swept him to the leadership.
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
3 February 2016
Transport for London (TfL) has in the last four years registered another 40,000 mini cabs to drive around London allowing them to ply for hire using smart phone technology, writes Dave Wallis Vice chair, RMT London taxi branch.
6 January 2016
Our news editor was leafleted by Labour right-winger Sadiq Khan's election team on his way in to work. Khan is standing for London mayor, and transport is a centrepiece of his campaign.
9 December 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Academies strike, call centre strike ballot, firefighters' cuts protest.
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