October 2018

Beware of Ofsted inspectors bearing gifts

Phil Hearse analyses the statement on the 11 October from Ofsted that it is going to overhaul the way it inspects schools in England, downgrading the influence of exam [...]

24th October 2018 // 0 Comments

Massive demonstration against Tory Brexit

From Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square an estimated 700,000 people filled central London on Saturday October 20th protesting against the Tory Brexit writes Andy [...]

21st October 2018 // 5 Comments

Peterloo – the relevance of history

Mike Leigh’s new film Peterloo is the cinema of class war. It’s an unrepentantly pro-working class, anti-ruling class piece of work which every single Labour Party [...]

18th October 2018 // 1 Comment

IPCC Climate report: a global wake-up call

Alan Thornett offers an initial assessment of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special ‘1.5°C’ report published on October 8 on the deepening [...]

15th October 2018 // 0 Comments

Ireland’s Housing Crisis

Ireland’s Housing Crisis: A Marxist Analysis by John McAnulty reviewed by Glynn Robbins John McAnulty’s short, readable pamphlet couldn’t be timelier.  On 3rd October, [...]

14th October 2018 // 0 Comments

Far Right – Threat or Phantom?

Phil Hearse analyses the far-right in Britain today with its anti-establishment and nationalist narratives. It faces serious obstacles with the workers movement and [...]

12th October 2018 // 1 Comment

The Brexit crunch

Since the EU elites rejected May’s Chequers proposals on the basis that they breach the fundamental principles of the EU; i.e. the internal market and free movement, the [...]

11th October 2018 // 1 Comment

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