Unions, Labour and the left vow to fight for a deal that delivers for the working class
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TODAY the Prime Minister is to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations over leaving the European Union — and that means the left needs to seriously up its game.
The EU question has obviously divided the labour movement.
Early last year the left was on the front foot:...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
LEAVING the EU could cause splits within the Conservative Party unless PM Theresa May eradicates “disastrous and divisive” views within her government, Labour taunted yesterday.
Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer said inner-party strife could force Ms May back to Brussels...
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
LABOUR’S six tests for the government on negotiating our departure from the European Union show a disappointing lack of ambition.
Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, like leader Jeremy Corbyn, has navigated a treacherous course since Britain voted to leave the EU and has...
EU LEADERS signed up for “two-speed” Eurofederalism in Rome on Saturday, fearing another Brexit on the bloc’s 60th anniversary.
As communists led mass street protests against the euro, the EU and imperialist alliance Nato, representatives of the 27 member states...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
BRITAIN’S communists warned at the weekend of tough battles ahead to ensure the left sets the agenda for talks on leaving the EU.
The party’s international secretary John Foster highlighted four challenges the labour movement faces after Article 50 is triggered on...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PORTUGAL’S Socialist prime minister demanded the resignation of Euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday after he insulted the EU’s southern member states.
Antonio Costa said it was “absolutely unacceptable for him to stay in his post.”
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
POLAND will fight the idea of a multi-speed European Union at the bloc’s forthcoming anniversary summit, the ruling conservative party’s leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski declared yesterday.
Leaders from France, Germany, Spain and Italy called earlier this month for groups of...
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
posted by in World
ARTICLE 50 will be invoked next Wednesday to trigger EU withdrawal talks, Downing Street confirmed yesterday.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s letter officially notifying the European Council of Britain’s intention to quit will start a two-year negotiation process expected to...
NEITHER London nor Brussels was the rallying cry for one section of SNP supporters at the weekend.
Gerry Fisher told the Star that not all SNP members and supporters agree that Scotland should remain in the bloc despite the party leadership using Brexit as a the pretext to call a...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain