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Left Hooked on Twitter

Ian Parker reviews Richard Seymour’s The Twittering Machine, lured by birdsong into the pit of hell

27th September 2019 // 1 Comment

Green New Deals must push the boundaries

Green New Deals (GNDs), of various kinds, are increasingly a feature of the global climate and ecological struggle, writes Alan Thornett . They are not new but today they have greater significance.

20th September 2019 // 0 Comments

Scottish independence grows nearer

The constitutional crisis that has erupted over the coup proroguing parliament and ignoring legislation preventing No Deal Brexit is not just about ‘parliament versus the executive’. It’s also a crisis of legitimacy for the entire state of the United Kingdom, writes Mike Picken.

13th September 2019 // 0 Comments

British politics in tumult

It is a tumultuous time in British politics, writes Susan Pashkoff. Parliament returned from its summer recess on September 3 to a new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, elected [...]

11th September 2019 // 5 Comments

Labour movement begins to face down the coup

Jeremy Corbyn encouraged people to take to the streets on Saturday 31 August to protest against Boris Johnson’s attempt to shut down Parliament writes Andy Stowe.

31st August 2019 // 4 Comments

Only Labour can stop Johnson’s coup

John McDonnell is absolutely right to say that Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is a “very British coup”, writes Andy Stowe. A government of hard right ideologues is [...]

28th August 2019 // 1 Comment

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