March Against Racism – Saturday 17 March

11th January 2018 Socialist Action 0

Tory government policies and the drive towards Brexit are whipping up new levels of racism in Britain. As living standards fall the finger of blame is pointed at migrants and Muslims. The aim is to sow social divisions that weaken opposition to the economic attacks.

Trump’s shift on Israel’s capital – widely condemned

13th December 2017 Socialist Action 0

Notes from the front of 13-12-2017

Trump’s shift on Israel’s capital – widely condemned

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel represents a significant shift in US foreign policy. It is a violation of international law which recognises East Jerusalem is Palestinian territory that is has been under illegal Israeli occupation since 1967. It is a sharp departure from the internationally recognised basis for a two state solution, with East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

Brexiteers routed in Brussels

11th December 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Mark Buckley

The complete humiliation of the Tory Brexit negotiators has been greeted with wild claims that Theresa May achieved a stunning victory. Any more ‘victories’ like this and the UK will be passing rapidly from a second-tier power to a fourth-rate one.

Tories cannot ignore Irish border question

29th November 2017 Socialist Action 0

Notes from the front of 29-11-2017

Tories cannot ignore Irish border question

The Tory government’s feigned shock and surprise that the issue of the Irish border remains a sticking-point in the Brexit negotiations is entirely fake. They have been repeatedly warned that it was one of the three key issues that need to be resolved, along with the reciprocal rights of EU and UK nationals as well as the ‘divorce bill’.