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  • Europe needs a united left

    THE government would do well to accept Labour’s amendments to the Bill authorising it to start negotiating our exit from the European Union, following its defeats in the Lords last week.

    If the upper house was bidding to overrule the referendum it would be an insult to popular...

    Monday 13th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Of course Tories broke NIC pledge

    RECKLESS election pledges not to raise direct taxation, a huge budget deficit, national debt above 80 per cent of GDP and rising, members of his own party in revolt over his public spending plans … we could be talking equally about Chancellor Philip Hammond or US President Donald...

    Saturday 11th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Tories fear real biases will emerge

    HOW can a properly constituted public inquiry headed by a senior legal figure degenerate into a witch-hunt with an anti-police bias?

    That would have been an appropriate question to pose to former home secretary Leon Brittan had he not popped his clogs already.

    His comment from...

    Friday 10th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • No respite in Tory budget

    GEORGE OSBORNE’S thumbs-up sign and pat on the back for his successor Philip Hammond after the Spring Budget was announced shows that, for the Tories, it is business as usual.

    The usual claptrap about balancing the books, listening to business, living within our means and...

    Thursday 9th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Israel’s ban is weakness, not strength

    ISRAEL’S blanket ban on entry for anyone backing the peaceful boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) campaign illustrates weakness, not strength.

    It indicates that Tel Aviv understands that it is losing the argument internationally and can respond only with repression.


    Wednesday 8th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Are Peugeot promises to be trusted?

    FRENCH car company PSA boss Carlos Tavares insists in the wake of its acquisition of the Vauxhall and Opel brands from US giant General Motors that there is no need to close plants.

    He insists that PSA is committed to the “iconic” Vauxhall and Opel brands, which will be...

    Tuesday 7th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • NHS marchers are right to take a stand

    SATURDAY’S march in support of the NHS showed the breadth and depth of public concern about the present state and future prospects of our health service.

    The many thousands who demonstrated in London will return to their cities, towns and villages inspired and even more...

    Monday 6th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Privateers out of our NHS

    LONDON’S streets must be filled today in a mass mobilisation of people’s anger at Tory government’s mismanagement that has brought the NHS in England to its knees.

    The Tories must be told bluntly: “It’s our NHS — not the plaything of private health...

    Saturday 4th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Investment is what we need

    PRIME Minister Theresa May and her Chancellor Philip Hammond enjoyed a honeymoon period after replacing David Cameron and George Osborne, following the EU referendum result.

    They dropped the Cameron-Osborne pretence that it was possible to cut their way to eradicating national debt and...

    Friday 3rd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • DPAC calls out May's lies

    THERESA MAY obfuscated MPs at Prime Minister’s Questions over Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green’s decision to sneak out plans to restrict Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

    From a long rigmarole over whether Green had tried to contact his shadow Debbie Abrahams to...

    Thursday 2nd Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial