Theresa May

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

How Did the British Elites Lose Control of Brexit? - Lapavitsas and Jay

Class Struggle Over Brexit

March 14, 2019
The Brexit process is in chaos after a series of votes concludes with the government asking the EU for a three-month extension; Jeremy Corbyn calls for an election to let people decide on their future — Paul Jay and Costas Lapavitsas
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

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

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

President’s UK Visit ‘An Opportunity for British People to Unite’ Against Trump

July 13, 2018

President Trump’s visit to the UK caused important upheavals both in British politics and society, when over 250,000 took to the streets against his visit. Thomas Barlow, of Real Media, talks about the visit’s impact