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Portuguese business pushes for Brexit deal

Portugal’s exports to the UK could drop by over a quarter due to Brexit, study shows. LISBON — Portuguese exports to the United Kingdom could fall...

Austerity Road

Hammond's case is empty The budget pays lip-service to Labour policies but with no intention of actually ending austerity, says ROBERT GRIFFITHS It’s a “jam tomorrow”...

The creeping privatisation of healthcare

Problematic EU policies and the corporate lobby push Privatisation in its various guises is “spreading across Europe’s health services like a rash”, writes John Lister of Keep Our...

The EU ‘people’s vote’ has already taken place — and the people voted Leave

THERE is a particular poignancy in seeing politicians who ignored up to two million people marching against mass slaughter in Iraq now insisting that...

The working class has no use for liberal hand-wringing

The left is making errors that have allowed the far right a hearing among ordinary people they should never have been gifted, writes ALEX...

Impending EU-Tory neoliberal stitch-up must be undone

THIS weekend crunch negotiations are taking place in Brussels ahead of next week’s EU summit. The outcome is unpredictable. On both sides the stakes are...

The EU Brexit negotiations and Ireland – the empire strikes back.

DOUG NICHOLLS looks at the desperation of the EU Brexit negotiators and their threat to Ireland JOSE MANUEL BARROSO was president of the EU and...

The Front-Page Flop

For years, the Tories have relied on slavish support in the press to sell their austerity politics. But in the age of social media,...

How the free movement of capital across the EU led to the decimation of workers’ rights

DENNIS SKINNER MP – HOW THATCHER FORGED THE CAPITALIST EU ‘When I hear Tories and the purple-faced UKIP go on now about Poles, Romanians and...

Decades of putting City spivs before manufacturing jobs has cost us dear

THE threatened closure of the Appledore shipyard, which has lost the contract to build two navy frigates, looms large in the minds of the...