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.

Labour’s leftwards shift is why it is advancing

10th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Labour Party has started 2018 on an excellent footing. It is consistently ahead of the Tories in opinion polls – a lead it has now maintained for most of the past six months following the June 2017 general election. If another election took place at present Jeremy Corbyn is well positioned to become Prime Minister.

When Trump visits Britain – protest!

9th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

By Sabby Dhalu.
For anyone on the receiving end of the enormous rise in hate crime over the last 18 months, the question of whether Donald Trump visits Britain is not an abstract debate. At a time when the most high-profile politician in the world is flagrantly promoting racist lies to whip up anti-Muslim hatred, the prospect of his visit poses the clear danger of a further spike in violent persecution and harassment.

Theresa May and King Abdullah in Jordan

Theresa May’s Middle East fantasy

15th December 2017 shoreditchadmin2 0

Theresa May’s visit to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Iraq, at the end of November, highlighted the continuing decline of influence in Britain’s foreign policy… The nostalgia and myth making that characterises the pro-Brexit case spreads its ephemera all over the Tory government’s international endeavours.

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.