Why did we have a referendum to leave the EU? The vote was initiated by one section of the ruling class who think that they could do business better outside of the European Union. The influence they wield in the Tory party threatened (and still threatens) a split with the neoliberal pro-EU wing of the … Continue reading Leave or remain: what’s in the interest of workers?
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Saturday saw hundreds of thousands march through London to demand a "people's vote" on the Brexit deal. The march was billed as "demanding a democratic vote on the Brexit deal", but the reality is that this was a march against Brexit, attracting in the main people who had voted remain, sponsored by capitalists and supported … Continue reading The “People’s Vote” is Britain’s Euromaidan
The Greek government announced last month the official end of the “support” program of the European Stability Mechanism (EMS). The 10-year-long memorandum has successfully turned Greece into a debt colony, dismantling the state welfare system to the benefit of the EU/IMF bosses and the local dependent bourgeoisie and condemning the Greek working class to misery … Continue reading Barbaric Greek austerity: a model for Britain?