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British Trident Missile Test Misfired Near Florida
David Webb of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament says the Houses of Parliament debated renewing its nuclear weapons system without any knowledge of the dangers

  February 1, 2017

UK Court Ruling on Brexit Emboldens Right-wing of the Tory Party
Parliament must be consulted before the government can trigger an exit from the European Union, and Jeremy Corbyn has come under a lot of pressure to oppose attempts to negotiate quickly, says economist John Weeks

  January 26, 2017

Theresa May Reassures British and Foreign Capital Over Brexit
Leaving the European Union won't have a major impact on capitalist globalization, but it reflects the political rise of a xenophobic right that could soon undermine the remaining environmental, labor, and social protections in Britain, says political scientist Leo Panitch

  January 19, 2017

Low-Wage Workers in London Protest Against Management Taking Their Tips
Grassroots union, United Voices of the World, which represents low-paid precarious workers in London, held a protest outside Knightsbridge Harrods on 7th January over waiters' and chefs' tips. Credit: Real Media

  January 18, 2017

Corbyn Wins Leadership, But Can He Unite the Labour Party?
The media's depiction of the party opposition to Corbyn as 'centrist' is a cover for how right-wing it actually is, says economist John Weeks

  September 26, 2016

Corbyn and the Roots of Labour's Discontent
Jeremy Corbyn's rise is not due to the appearance of Momentum or the arrival of newcomers - it comes from the frustration of Labour's base with the majority of the party MPs, says UK economist John Weeks

  September 21, 2016

The MOMENTUM Behind Jeremy Corbyn
To the surprise and dismay of many Labour MPs in the UK, Corbyn was elected with the backing by Momentum and is expected to win again next week in an another leadership election, says Professor Leo Panitch

  September 19, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's Struggle for Labour Leadership
London-based economist John Weeks says the current struggle in the Labour party will continue whether the party remains hierarchical and neoliberal or becomes mass-based and social democratic

  August 3, 2016

New British PM Appoints Brexit Proponent Boris Johnson to Foreign Secretary
Bill Black says Boris Johnson's demonization of the EU and virtually all of its leaders in his role as an alleged journalist makes him the worst conceivable person to put in a top diplomatic post

  July 13, 2016

New British PM Will Govern to the Right of Cameron
Economist John Weeks says Theresa May will negotiate Brexit to completion despite her previous opposition to leaving the European Union

  July 13, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn Wins Right to Defend His Leadership of Labour Party
Economist John Weeks says pro-austerity forces were defeated in the decision of the Labour Party leadership to allow him on the ballot

  July 12, 2016

Narrative of Brexit 'Leave' Voters as Racist and Anti-Immigrant Ignores Real Anti-Austerity Sentiment
Economist Michael Hudson argues that a vote for Europe is not a vote for socialism, but for a very right-wing, hard right, corporatist Europe where the laws will be made by bureaucrats acting on behalf of the large financial centers

  July 5, 2016

Brexit and the Fate of the United Kingdom
Economist Bill Black says the arrogance, incompetence, and ignorance by the elites was a major factor in pushing people to vote to leave the EU

  June 29, 2016

The Corbyn No-Confidence Vote and the Bleeding of the Labour Party
Political scientist Leo Panitch says the mass support for keeping Jeremy Corbyn in leadership might split the Labour Party, which could lead to a renewed progressive class revolt that goes beyond social democracy

  June 28, 2016

How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote
Michael Hudson argues that military interventions in the Middle East created refugee streams to Europe that were in turn used by the anti-immigrant right to stir up xenophobia

  June 24, 2016

Britain Votes to Leave the European Union
John Hilary and John Weeks discuss the meaning and impact of Britain's historic 52-48 vote to leave the EU

  June 24, 2016

Can the EU be Reformed from Within?
Prof. Neil Davidson presents the left argument for why Britain should leave the EU

  June 23, 2016

Europe Will Drift Further to the Right if Britain Leaves EU
John Weeks presents progressives' arguments for British citizens to vote to remain in the European Union on June 23rd

  June 20, 2016

"My Name Is Sadiq Khan - I'm Mayor Of London'
Son of a bus driver and inner city public housing dweller become the mayor of London, he is sworn in at Southwark Cathedral to rapturous applause and a standing ovation

  May 7, 2016

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