Brexit

Theresa May's Resignation Could Mean a Hard Brexit

Theresa May’s Resignation Could Mean a Hard Brexit

May 29, 2019

The chaos in Britain’s politics has only intensified in the wake of Theresa May’s resignation and the tremendous losses that Conservatives suffered in the European Parliament election. Prof. Leo Panitch analyzes the result

The New Authoritarians

The New Authoritarians

May 28, 2019

David Renton discusses his new book The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right. Although the new wave of right-wing politicians is not fascist, it is dangerous and must be studied closely in order for the left to have a chance to fight back. The book focuses on the U.S, UK and France, and shows the…

Brexit: Will Tories Risk an Election Corbyn Might Win?

Brexit:  Will Tories Risk an Election Corbyn Might Win?

March 29, 2019

A third defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit plan sets up April 12 as the drop-dead date for an unlikely agreement in Parliament, a second referendum, a hard Brexit, or a general election where Jeremy Corbyn will present a progressive vision for Brexit and the future – Leo Panitch joins Paul Jay

Is Corbyn's Socialism Possible Within the EU? - Lapavitsas and Jay

Class Struggle Over Brexit

March 17, 2019
With the Conservative Party in disarray, can the Labour Party take advantage of the “Brexit moment”– Costas Lapavitsas joins host Paul Jay
'No Deal' Brexit Off the Table; British Growing Weary of Brexit Fiasco

Parliament Votes Down No-Deal Brexit; British Growing Weary of Brexit Fiasco

March 13, 2019

Residents of Bradford, England say they are growing increasingly frustrated with the uncertainty that remains over Britain’s exit from the EU.

UK Parliament Rejects Latest Brexit Deal, Corbyn Calls for New Elections

UK Parliament Rejects Latest Brexit Deal, Corbyn Calls for New Elections

March 12, 2019

Parliament rejected Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal by a vote of 391-242 just 17 days before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union

Labor MP: Future of Humanity Depends on Compliance with International Treaties

Labor MP: Future of Humanity Depends on Compliance with International Treaties

March 12, 2019

Britain’s Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament Fabian Hamilton discusses Brexit, Yemen and Trump’s shedding of international arms treaties

Ignorance-Inspired Brexit Imperial Nostalgia

Ignorance-Inspired Brexit Imperial Nostalgia

March 6, 2019

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury. IPS News. KUALA LUMPUR & SYDNEY, Mar 5 2019 (IPS) – As the possible implications of Britain’s self-imposed ‘no-deal’ exit from the European Union loom larger, a new round of imperial nostalgia has come alive. After turning its back on the Commonwealth since the Thatcherite 1980s, some British…

Why Did Jeremy Corbyn Support a Second Brexit Referendum?

Why Did Jeremy Corbyn Support a Second Brexit Referendum?

March 5, 2019

Prof. Leo Panitch says Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn held out as long as he could and made a tactical decision to support a second referendum on Brexit.