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Labour pays the price for Brexit stance

by New Worker correspondent

BORIS JOHNSON was returned to office this week following sweeping Tory gains in the general election that revolved around Brexit. Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to move the campaign over to the NHS and other social issues failed, whilst the shift in favour of a ‘second referendum’ and the openly Remainer stance in his own camp led to a slump in Labour’s support in their northern ‘red wall’ heartlands.

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Redundancy battles

by New Worker correspondent

THE Communication Workers Union (CWU) has described the actions of British Telecommunications (BT) Enterprise division as “needless and morally bankrupt” for using the threat of compulsory redundancy over hundreds of workers at the BT division that deals with business customers.

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Creeping fascism in the European Union

by New Worker corresponden

NCP comrades joined communists from all over Europe at a conference in Brussels on Monday, to denounce the outrageous anti-communist resolution of the European Parliament and the escalation of anti-communism planned by the European Union (EU).

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The struggle continues

THE TORY victory bodes ill for the working class. five more years of Tory rule means five more years of bread-line wages. five more years of austerity and pay curbs to ensure that the rich can continue to live the lives of Roman emperors on the backs of the millions upon millions of working people they exploit at home and abroad.

They’re going to have a good Christmas drinking themselves silly dreaming of making Britain the ‘Singapore of Europe’ — a spivs’ paradise for the money-launderers, drug-lords and oligarchs who have already turned London into a millionaires’ playground.

Labour didn’t lose because its manifesto was too left-wing. It lost because millions of working people who voted for Brexit in 2016 were not prepared to support Labour’s new Remainer stance that the Blairites had been calling for in the first place.

Ian Lavery, the national Chair of the Labour Party, rightly says: “The fact we went for a second referendum is the real issue in the Labour Party, it’s about a lack of trust.”

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