News & Analysis

British Conservative Party tacks right

Ian Parker looks at the shape of the Tory Party as a reflection of quasi-fascist ideological ideas now present in British political life.

31st December 2019 // 0 Comments

Actually, it is racist

One conclusion being drawn from Labour’s defeat is that the party under Corbyn was insufficiently concerned about migration, English nationalism and the concerns [...]

30th December 2019 // 1 Comment

General election 2019: Exeunt Scottish Socialist Party, stage left

The SSP is supporting Britain’s immediate exit from the EU, opposes a second referendum, and calls for a vote for candidates who support an “Independent Socialist Scotland”. it has taken a significant step backward, writes Mike Picken.

9th December 2019 // 0 Comments

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

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