November 29th, 2019454
Since the 2007-2008 financial crash and the turn to austerity policies in 2010, social conflict has accelerated due to inequalities in wealth and income being as high as existed during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Todays’ casualties of austerity - homelessness, foodbanks, child poverty, millions facing relentless precariousness,...
November 16th, 2019019
The EU crisis and the fate of Europe
The European Union (EU) has suffered the worst crisis since
its foundation. Far from being temporary, it is its foundations that tremble.
Amid the depressive wave that began in 2007/08 and that is intertwined with the
climate emergency, the EU is being shaken by the conflict...
November 16th, 2019078
Impasse continues in parliament as British capitalism
deeply divided on EU
Workers’ anger increase against austerity and the
paralysis of parliament
The uncertainty and instability
continues more than three years after the EU referendum took place. The chaos results from divisions within British
capitalism and imperialism...
November 13th, 2019043
What is Socialism?
The piece “1. Capitalism”, talks about what capitalism is, which is a system of production for profit and a set of ideas which calls for the economy and the individual companies etc. to be under the control of and run for the personal gain of the normally very rich individuals who own them, and which also operates...
January 31st, 2016079The Labour conference and the parliamentary vote on bombing Syria has shown, for all who have eys to see see, that left Labour will not fight its right-wing.
In the name of unity Corbyn has said that he will not remove pro-war or pro-cuts members from his shadow Cabinet. In a letter to party members Corbyn and Labour Deputy Leader Tom...