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TUC issues Brexit warning to Theresa May in lead up to Peterloo massacre anniversary

Trades Union Congress chief Frances O’Grady put Theresa May on notice when she announced that the TUC will back a #PeoplesVote if the Tory government’s Brexit deal does not benefit workers, or promote peace in the north of Ireland. To … Continue reading

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There’s a poisonous thread that links Boris Johnson, UKIP and fascists, and we ignore it at our peril

Far-right tendencies take on a variety of forms, from fringe fascist to mainstream conservative, and everything in between. In recent weeks, we’ve witnessed the lauding of a neo-fascist as a champion of free speech, the invasion of a left-wing bookshop … Continue reading

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The real ‘Project Fear’ had its roots in racism, though its true goal is never-ending austerity

During the referendum, the Remain campaign was accused of running ‘Project Fear’ with dire predictions of what would happen if the UK left the EU. But recently released Facebook advertisements show [pdf] that Vote Leave’s Brexit campaign, spearheaded by Boris Johnson and … Continue reading

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As Theresa May recycles the Brexit bus lie, two leading Brexiteers are accused of treason

Prime minister Theresa May has announced that a ‘Brexit dividend’ will help finance the NHS. Channel 4 News‘s ‘Fact Check’ responded by saying there’s no clear link between the NHS funding boost and any ‘Brexit dividend’. However, the Brexit vote … Continue reading

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No wonder Leave.EU chiefs were grinning after Commons select committee ‘interrogation’

On Tuesday 12 June, Leave.EU financier Arron Banks and communications director Andy Wigmore were questioned for nearly five hours by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee examining fake news. But the double act ran circles around their out-of-depth … Continue reading

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It’s all smoke and mirrors as Leave.EU financier faces possible criminal investigation

  Arron Banks, who gave £9m to Leave.EU and associated campaigns, is reportedly under investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA). But the complex web of financial links between Banks and his business associates, who may have benefited financially from … Continue reading

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Leading Brexiteers accused of treason as questions arise regarding collusion with Russia

Prime minister Theresa May announced that a ‘Brexit dividend’ will help finance the NHS. Channel 4 News‘s ‘Fact Check’ responded by saying there’s no clear link between the NHS funding boost and any ‘Brexit dividend’. However, the Brexit vote wasn’t … Continue reading

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