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Referendum has nothing to offer

07 Jun 2012

Neither Scottish independence nor British unionism. Sarah McDonald looks at the launch of the "Yes" campaign

A company union?

04 Jul 2019

James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists looks at Jeremy Corbyn’s latest proposals for the armed forces

Storms heading our way

27 Jun 2019

In order to win the Tory leadership election Boris Johnson says that when it comes to Brexit it is ‘do or die’. According to existing parliamentary arithmetic, he will die. But that will hardly be the end of matters, says Eddie Ford

Blue-on-blue fight

20 Jun 2019

Boris Johnson is cruising to victory - but then what? Eddie Ford looks at the various possibilities

The prosecutor’s fallacy

06 Jun 2019

Boris Johnson is surely guilty of lying - but dishonesty in politics cannot be dealt with by the courts, argues Paul Demarty

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

Their crisis, our opportunity

30 May 2019

Boris Johnson promises to deliver Brexit, but to do that means calling a general election, writes Eddie Ford

After Theresa has gone

23 May 2019

If Boris Johnson becomes Tory leader, a general election will soon follow. If he wins that election, Brexit and a joined-at-the-hip alliance with Donald Trump is on the cards. Eddie Ford reports on latest developments and future possibilities

Reinventing the monarchy

16 May 2019

Danny Baker’s sacking over his royal baby tweet symbolises the official anti-racism of ruling class ideology, writes Eddie Ford

Making plans for Nigel

16 May 2019

While the Brexit Party surges in the polls, too much of the left lines up with one or another faction of the bourgeoisie, says Paul Demarty

Lying about the elections

09 May 2019

The Tories suffered a historic drubbing in the local elections, writes Paul Demarty. So how come Labour’s performance was portrayed as equally bad?

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

Three centuries of oppression

11 Apr 2019

Review of ‘The Scottish clearances: a history of the dispossessed 1600-1900’ by Tom Devine; Allen Lane, 2018, pp463, £25

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

The government is missing

28 Mar 2019

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

Reactionary and dangerous

21 Mar 2019

Mike Macnair condemns Sajid Javid’s cheap grandstanding and critiques proposals to ‘modernise’ treason law

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