Thatcherite Liz Truss Is Sworn in as UK Prime Minister
Amid an economic and political crisis, Conservative Liz Truss became the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Tuesday.
Sybil DavisSeptember 7, 2022
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Fall Highlights British Imperialism’s Political Crisis
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has stepped down after mounting crises and many prominent Conservative resignations. His fall reveals the deep political crises facing British imperialism.
Claudia CinattiJuly 8, 2022
Why “Partygate” Threatens to Bring Down UK Prime Minister
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the midst of a growing political crisis after it became clear that he and his aides violated Covid-19 regulations by having parties. These parties are a slap in the face to the working people of Britain, who were banned from seeing their families while the Prime Minister drank with his cronies.
Sybil DavisJanuary 16, 2022
Diplomatic Crisis in Britain and France: Xenophobia and Reactionary One-Upmanship
Three days after the tragedy that cost the lives of 27 migrants in the English Channel, the war of words between France and Britain resumed in earnest after the French disinvited the British from a meeting to discuss the migrant crisis.
Nathan ErderofNovember 27, 2021
The recent UK election represented a massive set-back for the Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn. What this defeat proves is that socialism will not be achieved through electoralism and we need true, radical solutions to the pressing issues of our day. No politician, no election, and no one fight defines the struggle for socialism. It is an international project and one that cannot be accomplished or defeated in a single moment.
Sybil DavisDecember 20, 2019
UK Elections: Boris Johnson wins with a Large Majority
The Conservative Party’s landslide victory means trouble for the UK working class, but a messy Brexit debate and increasing numbers of radicalized youth point to further political instability.
Diego SacchiDecember 13, 2019