Brexit

The Left Case Against the EU

The Left Case Against the EU

January 17, 2019
Costas Lapavitsas, former MP of the Greek Parliament and author of The Left Case Against the EU, says the left needs to have honest debates about the EU and its limitations, which became evident in the political struggles associated with Brexit and Grexit
UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism (Pt 1/2)

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism

January 15, 2019
Had the British been presented with the option, people might choose a socialist Britain over a capitalist EU, but they are not given that choice, say Prof. Leo Panitch of York University and Jon Lansman of the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee
Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

January 15, 2019

In spite of the deep splits among the Tories, Prof. John Weeks says that a Brexit agreement will be made when the EU bails out Theresa May in the lead-up to the EU parliamentary elections

Theresa May’s Brexit Blood in Water as UK Tories Circle

Theresa May’s Brexit Blood in Water as UK Tories Circle

December 12, 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins a no-confidence vote, but the Conservatives remain split on the Brexit deal, says Jeremy Smith, Co-director of Prime Economics

The Never-Ending Brexit

The Never-Ending Brexit

November 30, 2018

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is a temporary arrangement that maintains much of the status quo and does not really provide a clear path forward. As it stands, it could lead to Prime Minister Theresa May’s fall, says Prof. Leo Panitch

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

November 17, 2018

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest xenophobia , and linked the rise of the far-right with austerity and the false promises of Brexit

Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

November 15, 2018

As Britain’s Theresa May inches closer towards a final Brexit agreement, for leaving the European Union, behind the scenes it is not quite the compromise politicians and the media make it out to be, says economist John Weeks

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America need Jeremy Corbyn?

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America Need Jeremy Corbyn?

October 22, 2018

In Part 1, TRNN correspondent Jaisal Noor speaks to Brits about their views on the U.S. president, Brexit, and more