Conservative Party

At CPAC, A Fractured and Chaotic Conservative Movement

February 27, 2018

At this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump, Pence and leading Republicans try to unite conservatives ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, urging different factions to come together against a common, external enemy: the left

UK Household Debt has Reached Unsustainable Levels

October 8, 2017

Consumer and student debt in the UK have reached unprecedented levels and are a warning that austerity could lead to a new financial crisis, explains Edward Smythe of Positive Money

Labour Prevented the Tories from Increasing their Grip on Government

June 10, 2017

Theresa May’s objective of improving her position in Brexit talks failed and will extremely difficult negotiations now, says Economics Prof. John Weeks of London University

UK Voters Go Left, Theresa May Goes Right

June 10, 2017

To stay in power, Prime Minister Theresa May will try to join forces with the DUP, a far right-wing Christian party that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage

UK Election Polls: Can Corbyn Win?

June 6, 2017

Opinion polls for the June 8 UK General Election indicate an increasingly tight race between Labour and Conservatives, but most still give Conservative Theresa May an advantage, despite May’s weaknesses as Prime Minister, says Real Media’s Thomas Barlow

Manchester Mourns as the Right Attempts to Tie Labour’s Corbyn to Terrorism

May 25, 2017

Theresa May’s dwindling campaign gets the “terror attack” bump considered necessary for a victory on June 8th, while the right attempts to connect Jeremy Corbyn to the memory of the 1996 IRA Manchester bombing, says Richard Seymour of Salvage

UK Conservative Party Presents its Austerity Election Program (1/2)

May 20, 2017

The Conservative party presents itself as a good economic manager, but its austerity policies have so far only increased Britain’s debt, explains Real Media’s Kam Sandhu

UK Conservative Party Members Accused of Violating Campaign Funding Law

May 10, 2017

Conservative party members of parliament are accused of obscuring party campaign spending shortly before the national election explains independent journalist Steve Topple

Instead of Recovery British Economy Shows Signs of Stagnation

August 11, 2013

John Weeks: “British Press tries to vindicate austerity and budget cuts as “signs of economic recovery.”

Scandal and Corruption in Canada’s Right Wing Governments

May 28, 2013

Leo Panitch: Toronto’s right populist Mayor is accused of crack use and PM Harper accused of covering up corruption in the Senate – their more serious crimes are attacks on workers rights and on public services