Europe

Scottish independence grows nearer

The constitutional crisis that has erupted over the coup proroguing parliament and ignoring legislation preventing No Deal Brexit is not just about ‘parliament versus the executive’. It’s also a crisis of legitimacy for the entire state of the United Kingdom, writes Mike Picken.

13th September 2019 // 0 Comments

Labour movement begins to face down the coup

Jeremy Corbyn encouraged people to take to the streets on Saturday 31 August to protest against Boris Johnson’s attempt to shut down Parliament writes Andy Stowe.

31st August 2019 // 4 Comments

Only Labour can stop Johnson’s coup

John McDonnell is absolutely right to say that Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is a “very British coup”, writes Andy Stowe. A government of hard right ideologues is [...]

28th August 2019 // 1 Comment

Confrontation looming on Brexit

With Parliament neutralised by the summer recess, battle lines are being drawn for the biggest constitutional crisis in modern times when it comes back next month, writes Alan Davies.

16th August 2019 // 0 Comments

Harland and Wolff: bitter present, ugly past

Harland and Wolff once employed 35,000 people. Its workforce was the aristocracy of the city’s working class; heavily unionised and well paid by local standards. They were enthusiastic participants in major sectarian pogroms

8th August 2019 // 0 Comments

A Missed Opportunity

The March for Change could have made July 20th 2019 one of the most significant days in recent British political history writes Andy Stowe. Instead of a [...]

20th July 2019 // 0 Comments

Stop Brexit: march on the 20 July

The march on 20 July against Brexit is important. We need to resist Trump and Johnson, and win Labour to stop Brexit and be the party for Remain in a general election, writes Frank Morris.

10th July 2019 // 0 Comments

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