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Tories Brexit crisis: For a socialist, internationalist EU exit

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales   For a while it looked like Theresa May might be about to crash out of office, as her fractured, divided party, propped up in government ...

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Why has the Scottish Government refused to recognise an independent Catalonia?

By Matt Dobson There have been large protests in Scotland in solidarity with the movement in Catalonia, particularly among youth and workers involved in the YES campaign in 2014. Many are enraged by the repressive clampdown of the Spanish state ...

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Why a socialist approach to the EU is the only way forward

By Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales As the general election draws nearer, and people become more aware of what Jeremy Corbyn stands for, the gap between Tories and Labour in the opinion polls has started to close. Jeremy ...

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Indyref 2: SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity

By Philip Stott  The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum. With a pro-independence majority in the parliament among MSPs the vote is a formality. The exact timing of the referendum is not ...

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SNP launch independence “conversation” while defending big business interests

By Philip Stott  The Scottish National Party (SNP) have launched a “new conversation” on independence, two months after the Brexit vote that in the words of Nicola Sturgeon “put a second referendum on the table”. Scotland’s first minister unveiled the ...

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Britain’s EU referendum was an uprising against the austerity establishment

By Philip Stott  Britain’s EU referendum produced a political earthquake that has shaken the capitalist elite to its core. Tory prime minister David Cameron has announced his resignation and the party is deeply divided. The Blairites in the Labour Party have ...

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France: Massive protest demonstration in Paris

Naomi Byron in France for The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The Hollande/Valls government hoped that by the time Euro 2016 started, the months-long strike movement would have run out of energy. But the ...

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EU: Left parties turning against bosses’ Europe

Danny Byrne, Committee for a Workers' International The Spanish Left, under a new united banner – Unidos Podemos – seems on course for a major breakthrough in general elections on 26 June. This prospect raises for many a whole new ...

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The working-class case against the EU

From Socialism Today, the monthly magazine of the Socialist Party England and Wales The latest book by Yanis Varoufakis exposes the role of the EU in destroying Greece’s economy and tearing apart its social fabric by imposing savage austerity. Yet, ...

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