Tag: Boris Johnson
Hanna Gál writes on why the Tories' plan to increase police powers against illegal encampments must be resisted.
A devastating electoral defeat for Labour brings with it an inevitable battle for interpretation. It also sharply illustrates the need for our side to build power beyond parliament.
In this video report from 31 August, 2019, Tony Aldis with OpenEye Film provides a first-hand account of the anti-prorogation street movement.
Boris Johnson's manoeuvre to shut down parliament is a step towards establishing a right-wing populist hegemony in Britain
In the closing weeks before the latest Brexit deadline, Boris Johnson and his Tory Party have suspended parliament in an attempt to enable them to force through a rotten Tory Brexit for which they have no mandate. The rs21 Steering Group argue to build the movement to bring down the government.
More cops, more prisons and a "closer relationship" to Donald Trump - news of Boris Johnson's undemocratic election seems to have filled the news over the last few weeks. Join a discussion led by Anindya Bhattacharyya on the Prime Minister, and how the left needs to reorient to fight him. Does Boris Johnson mean a change of direction for the Tories? Since he wasn't decided by a general election, how can we tell if he's popular or not with the British population? What will his pro-Brexit stance and his willingness to leave the EU with no deal mean for ordinary people? How do we fight back against the Tories under his leadership?
As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacre, Ian Allinson argues that the right are pressing Boris Johnson to introduce a new wave of repression.
A young and confident street protest set a defiant tone on Boris Johnson's first day as Prime Minister.
Boris Johnson’s election signals a desperate new stage in the long death of British conservatism, writes Duncan Thomas.