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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

New type of party

13 Jun 2019

Genuine democracy means collective decision-making and accountability, argues Peter Manson

Gospel of no deal

06 Jun 2019

Forget the chatter about the Tory Party being ‘doomed’, writes Eddie Ford. We could, however, see a significant realignment of British politics

Politics of disenchantment

02 May 2019

Voting for a comedian as president is an act of sheer desperation, writes Eddie Ford

Next step hard right

25 Apr 2019

George Galloway, Claire Fox and Alka Sehgal Cuthbert are providing a ‘left’ cover for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, writes Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Trying to escape the maze

18 Apr 2019

With the polls looking disastrous and Brexit an ongoing failure, the Tories are deep in crisis. But they are not about to split the army and launch a civil war, writes Eddie Ford

Politics in the round

11 Apr 2019

Rex Dunn offers his view of what is now a full-blown crisis. Is Britain about to descend into civil war?

Reset to Year Zero

11 Apr 2019

With the EU agreeing to a six month ‘flexible extension’ and talks with Labour getting nowhere, Theresa May is fast running out of options, writes Eddie Ford

Consensus unlikely to break out

04 Apr 2019

Enraging the right, Theresa May has asked Jeremy Corbyn to help break the impasse. But is it a genuine offer or a trap, asks Eddie Ford

March for a national government

28 Mar 2019

Eddie Ford warns those on the left backing the People’s Vote campaign - be careful what you wish for

Time to end the tailism

28 Mar 2019

With the United Kingdom in the grip of a profound constitutional crisis, Jack Conrad says the left must reject referendums as a matter of principle. Instead we need our own programme and our own tactics

The government is missing

28 Mar 2019

As the clock ticks down, nobody is meaningfully in charge, writes Paul Demarty

Bercow’s coup settles nothing

21 Mar 2019

As the chaos continues, Paul Demarty considers the state of British ‘democracy’

Hitting the reset button?

14 Mar 2019

Now that Theresa May’s deal has been defeated for a second time and MPs have voted against ‘no deal’, Eddie Ford says almost anything can happen in the short term. But in the longer term the expectations of the Brexiteers will surely be betrayed

Step forward, Mr Johnson?

07 Mar 2019

With splits in the ERG, writes Eddie Ford, does Theresa May now have a chance of scraping her deal through the Commons? It seems unlikely

Moving the cliff edge

28 Feb 2019

Theresa May has kicked the can down the road yet again. Eddie Ford looks at the latest twists and turns

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