Britain

Labour’s Immigration Bill fiasco

Diane Abbott, John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn are distinguished by political careers devoted to anti-racism and defending migrants’ rights writes Andy Stowe.

29th January 2019 // 2 Comments

Developing the National Education Service

One of the big ideas in the Labour Party’s manifesto for the General Election in 2017 was the creation of a National Education Service (NES), writes Jon Duveen. This idea [...]

23rd January 2019 // 0 Comments

Ireland’s British border 

The opening shots of the Irish War of Independence were fired one hundred years ago this week on January 21st 1919 writes Barney Cassidy. The 3rd Tipperary Brigade of [...]

21st January 2019 // 3 Comments

A general election will not resolve Brexit

The government is in a state of collapse. May has suffered two humiliating Parliamentary defeats in the last week and will suffer another one on Tuesday. Meanwhile Britain is [...]

11th January 2019 // 3 Comments

£350 million and Turkey

See if you can guess where this quote comes from asks Andy Stowe who reviews Brexit: The Uncivil War. “The whole country — the whole world — can see our rotten parties [...]

9th January 2019 // 6 Comments

In and against the state

Labour needs to develop a socialist strategy that goes beyond a single election manifesto. Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin look at the challenge of state transformation [...]

31st December 2018 // 0 Comments

Labour must take the lead on Brexit

Since her transition from hard Brexit (no deal is better than a bad deal) to soft Brexit (any deal is better no deal), Theresa May has managed to satisfy no one, other than [...]

22nd December 2018 // 6 Comments

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