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Europe's mutual suicide pact

19 Jan 2012

Austerity plans pursued by European governments are proving to be self-defeating, writes Eddie Ford

End of the beginning

07 Jan 2021

The Brexit trade deal settles little - the EU will haunt British politics for years to come, writes Paul Demarty

Europe after Brexit

17 Dec 2020

As the British and European powers continue haggling, Paul Demarty assesses the state of the EU

Dreams and cold realities

04 Dec 2020

With time fast running out, will it be a deal or no deal? Eddie Ford says both sides are nervous

High drama at No10

19 Nov 2020

The departure of Cummings and Cain was about far more than personalities, says James Harvey

Pivot back to Europe

12 Nov 2020

James Harvey asks what a Biden presidency might mean for relations with Boris Johnson’s Britain

Politics of two borders

15 Oct 2020

With Brexit negotiations going to the wire, the future in Ireland remains uncertain. This is an edited version of the talk given by James Harvey to Online Communist Forum

Return of the Denim Revolution

04 Sep 2020

Have no illusions in the western-backed Belarus opposition, warns Eddie Ford

Holding the fort

02 Jul 2020

At last a new government has been formed. James Harvey looks at the whys and wherefores

Power, not office

28 May 2020

With the main parties still jockeying for position, James Harvey looks at the ongoing calls for a ‘left government’ with Sinn Féin

All will not end well

15 May 2020

Despite the easing of the lockdown, there will be no quick economic bounce-back, warns Toby Abse

Rise to the challenge

26 Mar 2020

Sinn Féin might be about to join a grand coalition, but the left should not join Sinn Féin, argues Anne McShane.

Nationalism and COVID-19

12 Mar 2020

Despite the rapid spread of coronavirus, notes Toby Abse, the response of the Italian government compares favourably to Boris Johnson’s.

Illusions of the left

29 Feb 2020

There should be no talk of participation in a bourgeois government, argues James Harvey.

Sinn Féin’s success, left’s collapse

13 Feb 2020

Anne McShane assesses the February 8 election and the rush by the Trotskyist ‘left’ to enter a bourgeois government.

Here we go again

09 Feb 2020

Red lines, cliff edges, friction, no deal, hard Brexit … Eddie Ford gets a sense of déjà vu.

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