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  • Irony is dead in the US

    Defending Lord Byron against high society’s disapproval of his marital arrangements, Baron Macauley exclaimed that “we know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.”

    These words spring to mind when contemplating the...

    Wednesday 26th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Let’s push for an end to the Tories’ pay cap

    A STUDY for the GMB union provides a valuable upto date assessment of how much unpaid overtime is put in by Britain’s public-sector employees.

    Nearly two million staff work an extra eight hours a week on average and receive no payment in return, gifting the rest of us £11...

    Tuesday 25th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Brexit: Who’ll call the shots?

    Twelve top big business leaders marched into 10 Downing Street last Thursday afternoon to give Theresa May and her Brexit ministers their orders.

    Representatives from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the Institute of Directors, City gamblers Risk Capital, weapons...

    Monday 24th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Protesters in Poland won’t find allies in Brussels

    THE CONFLICT between the EU Commission and the misnamed Law and Justice government in Poland is a case — to adapt Oscar Wilde — of the unedifying in pursuit of the unspeakable.

    The irony of an unelected elite of bureaucrats in Brussels, together with the unelected President...

    Saturday 22nd Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Tory antics on the EU create needless risks

    EUROPEAN UNION lead negotiator Michel Barnier says that, after organisation and presentation, the third round of talks on Britain’s exit from the EU “must be about clarification.”

    Tory government dithering and failure to present its case until almost a year after the...

    Friday 21st Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Time to talk about the prison crisis

    HIGH Court victory for the Ministry of Justice over prison officers’ union POA will not achieve the government’s goal of ensuring an absence of disruption in Britain’s prisons.

    This is not because of a lack of respect for the law on behalf of prison officers and their...

    Thursday 20th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • The EU's contempt for democracy

    CONTEMPT for democracy has long been a European Union hallmark, as evidenced by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble’s clarification that EU treaties take precedence over decisions by the Greek electorate.

    Greek voters backed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s call for a...

    Wednesday 19th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Don’t patronise Grenfell victims

    PUBLIC confidence in the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry would be enhanced by Theresa May’s acceptance of Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to broaden it.

    Disaster survivors and local residents have made clear their disquiet over the restrictive approach set out by inquiry chairman Sir...

    Tuesday 18th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Deplorable Hammond claims public sector workers are overpaid

    SIT DOWN and shut up is the message from the Tories. Stop your complaining and take what you’re bloody well given.

    After all, public-sector workers are supposedly “overpaid” in this country, according to Chancellor Philip Hammond. So, surely, it’s right that...

    Monday 17th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Workers unite

    GREETINGS to trade unionists and supporters gathered in Tolpuddle this weekend to honour the sacrifice made by six farm labourers in 1834.

    The ruling class — landowners, executive, judiciary and media — tried to nip trade unionism in the bud then by transporting the martyrs...

    Saturday 15th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial