By trampling on conference policy, Corbyn has exchanged one rotten compromise for another.
The incoherent arguments put forwards by Lexit supporters offer no route to radical reforms and lead away from socialism.
Jeremy Corbyn's response to Theresa May’s new plan for Brexit was perceptive enough: “nothing has changed”.
Theresa May is trying to blackmail Parliament into voting for her deal. Labour must stand firm
The New Year will be a year of major political conflict in Britain – one that could spill out onto the streets. The Brexit crisis could in addition trigger the early onset of a recession, the first signs of which are already appearing in the world economy. A general election may come sooner rather than … Continue reading 2019 – the year of Brexit?
Editorial As we go to press Theresa May is still trying to blackmail both wings of her party by threatening Remainers with a No Deal Brexit and hard line Leavers with No Brexit. The other threat she holds over them is the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street. Meanwhile Corbyn has set his face … Continue reading Labour members are key to stopping Brexit
By KD Tait It was billed as the big breakthrough for the far right: a demonstration on December 9, the supposed eve of Parliament’s vote on the Withdrawal Agreement, led by Gerard Batten, head of the rump-UKIP, and Tommy Robinson, self-appointed white crusader against Islam. In the end they managed to draw a crowd of … Continue reading ‘Brexit Betrayal’ march fails to deliver – but antifascists have lessons to learn
By KD Tait ON 9 DECEMBER, fascist leader Tommy Robinson will attempt to rally Brexit supporters in a march through London against what he calls the government’s ‘Great Brexit Betrayal’. This demonstration will mark Tommy Robinson’s first public appearance as UKIP ‘consultant’ on ‘grooming gangs’, a post arranged by the party’s new leader Gerard Batten, … Continue reading No to Tommy Robinson, no to Brexit
THE starting point for any socialist looking to determine their stance on Brexit is to ascertain whether it is in the interests of the working class. All other considerations – electoral impact, the finality or otherwise of any given referendum outcome, the attitude to Brexit of the big capitalists or Chukka Umunna – are all … Continue reading The Workers’ Answer to Brexit
By Rob Schofield ANOTHER poll published yesterday by YouGov reveals that the overwhelming majority of Labour members (86%) support a referendum once negotiations are complete. This has prompted the predictable objection: "It's a rigged/inaccurate poll" We know that pollsters got it wrong in 2017 and massively underestimated Jeremy Corbyn's support, but YouGov were one of … Continue reading Labour’s members are its strength: it’s time to listen to them on Brexit