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 [...]

October 24, 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 [...]

October 21, 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 [...]

October 18, 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 [...]

October 15, 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, [...]

October 14, 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 [...]

October 12, 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 [...]

October 11, 2018 // 1 Comment

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