Crush the saboteurs

Eddie Ford says that after June 8 Jeremy Corbyn must stay on to fight the right, not fall on his sword

Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election looks more of a no-brainer with each day. The prime minister might have been tempted to let Labour’s agony continue until 2020, but that always carried the danger of letting unfavourable events intervene at some point - so why take the risk? Rather just play it safe and take advantage of the Labour Party’s terrible state - riven by civil war and dismal poll ratings. It is hard to imagine any Tory leader or prime minister doing anything different.

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Letters

Unprepared; No-brainer; Nations; Falsification; Bizarre; Marxist migration; Repeal the Union

Total intellectual collapse

Theresa May’s snap election exposes the political bankruptcy of the far left, argues Paul Demarty

Trump in transition

Jim Creegan discusses how the bourgeoisie disabuses presidents and high officials of any notion that they are free agents

Failed recipes

We must relearn the art of thinking strategically. Jack Conrad joins the debate on Israel-Palestine

Cohering the Labour left

Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists reports on the first meeting of the Grassroots Momentum steering committee on April 22 in London

Not back to normal

The centre-right and the centre-left suffered defeat, but the markets are no longer in a panic. Yassamine Mather looks at the French ... and the Iranian presidential elections

Louder than words

Money talks and supports, says Robbie Rix

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