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More power, more punishment

5 April 2021

It’s been a while, but the state has come back for more powers. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill currently making its way through parliament is a cynical attempt to expand the power of the state over its citizens. 

HS2: Two projects in one

1 December 2020

So much of the coverage of the HS2 project has focused on passenger journey times that the true scope of the project has almost been obscured from public view.

Behind the vaccine breakthroughs

23 November 2020

The scientists involved in developing vaccines against Covid-19 coronavirus – wherever they are based – are part of a global collaboration that has achieved the near impossible in record time.

The economics of crisis

29 March 2020

Yes, there is an economic crisis as well as the health and social crisis. But the politics of despair will get us nowhere. Instead, workers need to get to grips with the financial issues involved.

Britain voted Brexit - again

27 May 2019

The working class has told the pro-EU ruling class to carry out our 2016 instruction to leave the EU through the vote in the EU elections. It was a failure to have to take part; the Brititsh people will have to take control to enforce the decision.

The EU’s Italy debacle

14 June 2018

The crisis over the makeup of Italy’s government shows that the EU is desperate to assert itself as the master in the country – and that it is afraid of the anger of the Italian people.

TUC: 150 years young in 2018

16 October 2017

Workers need trade unions as much as ever. The TUC and its affiliates are now preparing for the momentous 150th anniversary in 2018. What can we learn from the TUC’s history?

EU causes pain in Catalonia

10 October 2017

The separatist movement in Catalonia and the reaction to it have raised questions about the future of Spain. The EU pretends to stand to one side but the cause is its policy of "A Europe of the Regions".

No to war on Korea

11 September 2017

US and British diplomats are leading the charge for war against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on the pretext of trying to find a peaceful solution, but are in reality preparing for war.

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