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UK: Boris Johnson's Brexit heralds race to the bottom

Whatever a narrow majority of the electorate imagined they would get when they voted to Leave the European Union, the strategists who planned Brexit knew exactly what they wanted. Read more...

UK: Labour in crisis over repression of Corbyn supporters

On 29 October 2020, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader from September 2015 to April 2020, was suspended from party membership and had his membership of the Parliamentary Labour Party withdrawn. Read more...

Labour Party suspends Jeremy Corbyn from membership

Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from the Labour Party for pointing out that the party bureaucracy obstructed attempts to deal with genuine cases of antisemitism, and his political opponents dramatica Read more...

Britain: Tories could unleash a second wave by reopening schools

As schools and colleges across the country reopen, the National Education Union (NEU) has accused Tory ministers of being “negligent in the extreme”. Read more...

UK: Keir Starmer declares war on the Left

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Britain: Relaxing the Lockdown? We’ll need workers' control

Boris Johnson is due to announce the relaxation of the Covid-19 “lockdown” on Sunday. The Times reports ministers are worried there is a danger workers will become “addicted to it”. Read more...

UK: Keir Starmer’s election: the end of the Corbyn revolution

The election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader, with 56.2% of the vote, represents a clear victory for the right in the party. Read more...

UK: Stop the Extradition of Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is now on trial at Woolwich crown court in south-east London to decide whether he will be extradited to the United States, where he faces 18 charges of breaching the Read more...

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