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Live Coverage of the UK Election

Follow our live coverage at the Progressive Army as results come in for the United Kingdom general election. We will be joined with the political science professor Colin Mooers at Ryerson University in Toronto.

Our coverage starts on June 8 at 8pm BST (3pm EDT).

Salam Morcos Salam Morcos June 9, 201712:36 am

This couldn’t have been said any better:

Salam Morcos Salam Morcos June 9, 201712:34 am
Kurt Hackbarth Kurt Hackbarth June 9, 201712:16 am

Good night (morning)!

Kurt Hackbarth Kurt Hackbarth June 9, 201712:08 am

Labour has held Newcastle-Under-Lyme by a majority of precisely 30 votes.

Kurt Hackbarth Kurt Hackbarth June 9, 201712:04 am

Caroline Lucas, the only Green MP in parliament, has held onto her seat in Brighton Pavilion with a nearly 15,000 vote majority. This is very good news: she is a strong MP and truly shone in the BBC leader’s debate.

Salam Morcos Salam Morcos June 8, 201711:59 pm

It’s official: Hung parliament.

Tories need 17 more seats, but only 16 seats remain.

Kurt Hackbarth Kurt Hackbarth June 8, 201711:54 pm

With the Labour hold in Southampton, there will now officially be a hung parliament – not enough seats for Tories to get to majority.

Written by Kurt Hackbarth

Kurt Hackbarth

Kurt Hackbarth is a writer, playwright and journalist working in both English and Spanish, making him highly suspect and potentially un-American. Managing partner of Big Amp Media. Denied entry to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Kurt wandered the city, seeking inspiration in street food and bands before being discovered in a corner of FDR Park, talking to himself.

Kurt is a Writer for Progressive Army.

Written by Colin Mooers

Colin Mooers

Dr. Mooers is Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto. Colin is an expert in the political economy of capitalism, political theory and social movements.

Written by Salam Morcos

Salam Morcos

Salam Morcos is a Managing Editor of Progressive Army and a member of its Editorial Board.

Political activist for democracy, social justice, racial justice, women's right and human rights.

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See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxM0swbuxQo
On the magic money tree…

Colin Mooers

Hey, thanks Roger

Colin Mooers
All right, I have a cup of Yorkshire tea and a plate of hobnobs in front of me, so ready to go. Since we don’t know how things will go let’s start with some facts about the Nasty Party, aka the British Conservative Party or Tories and their record in government. One of Elizabeth May’s chief ministers scolded voters saying ‘There is no magic money tree’ to pay for all the things the Labour Party has promised. That’s because they have given all the fruit on the tree to the wealthy. Corporate Tax was slashed from 26% to 19% a… Read more »
Colin Mooers

Yes, we posted some news about this, thanks.


That’s good. Let’s put it to the Tories.


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