The choice: Labour hope or Tory Brexit racism

With just three days to go and the contest tightening, the election remains too close to call, writes Alan Davies. Everything remains to be played for.

9th December 2019 // 0 Comments

Post- Truth election?

But all of these lies and distortions pale into insignificance in the shade of the One Big Lie that the Tories and their cronies are relying on – the lie about supposed “Labour antisemitism”. This lie, which is intended to intimidate and dishearten Labour supporters and canvassers as well as to mislead voters, has been trotted out almost daily during the campaign.

6th December 2019 // 1 Comment

General Election: Scotland at Crossroads

There is a totally different election campaign for the 12 December UK General Election being fought in Scotland to that in the rest of Britain, writes Mike Picken.

5th December 2019 // 2 Comments

Change the Record

Cameron’s book “For the Record” reeks of entitlement. If you disliked him already, this book will have you practically throwing up.

2nd December 2019 // 0 Comments

Labour’s Green New Deal

Labour’s manifesto represents the most radical environmental offer ever proposed by a major party challenging for government.

1st December 2019 // 0 Comments

Corbyn is right to be neutral on Brexit

Corbyn is saying that he will allow Labour people and the wider electorate to make up their own minds and he’ll abide by their democratic decisions. It’s an approach which is consistent with his way of doing politics. He sees himself as an advocate and a servant of his supporters rather than their guru.

26th November 2019 // 3 Comments

Corbynism from Below

Mark Perryman does a good job, drawing together a wide variety of perspectives which reflect real debates taking place in the movement today. Everyone agrees that Corbynism will not survive unless it is transformative

20th November 2019 // 0 Comments

Greens in a pickle

Labour in office will not only legislate for a second referendum but will carry through an extensive programme of measures to address the environmental emergency. So it was no surprise that Green Left issued a statement of rejection of the pact a few days later, in which they point out positive developments within Labour and on the contrary launch a completely justified broadside against the Lib Dems.

15th November 2019 // 4 Comments

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