The next weeks are going to see rapidly moving political events as Parliament finally seeks to resolve Brexit. It is impossible to foresee every twist and turn. Therefore, it is vital that the left has a clear compass to react to rapidly evolving events.
The importance of Britain being in a Customs Union with the EU is highlighted by the recent exchange of letters between Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May.
Labour, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has thrown itself full scale into the struggle to block a No Deal Brexit.
Theresa May’s response to the overwhelming rejection of her Brexit deal in parliament has been to try to threaten the possibility of crashing out of the EU with no deal – which would have huge negative effects for the British economy in the short term and even worse ones in the long run.
For months Blairites in the Labour Party, in alliance with the Lib-Dems, using the Guardian as their central publicity machine, have been spectacularly unsuccessfully attempting to persuade the British electorate that the most important issue in British politics is not defence of the population’s living standards but Brexit.
The full text of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech in Wakefield on 10 January on the EU and Brexit.