Viva Mexico, Viva socialism

Viva Mexico, Viva socialism

Viva Mexico, Viva socialism Manuel Cortes reports on an historic landslide win for the left in Mexico A new dawn broke in Mexican politics following…

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A People’s Vote can end the paralysis in Westminster

A People’s Vote can end the paralysis in Westminster

Westminster view Catherine West puts the case As Parliament broke for the summer recess, the Chequers Plan looks dead in the water and the survival…

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Crunch time for Corbyn’s Labour on Brexit

Crunch time for Corbyn’s Labour on Brexit

Crunch time for Corbyn’s Labour on Brexit There are those – on the left, as well as the right of the political spectrum – that…

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Palestinians demand justice on 70th anniversar

Palestinians demand justice on 70th anniversar

Richard Burden on UK complicity in the deadly Israeli blockade of Gaza The last few months have been the deadliest in Gaza since 2014. Around…

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Shifting the Paradigm

Shifting the Paradigm

Mary Southcott argues that not only does our voting system warp our politics and divide our country but explains the narrow EU referendum victory for…

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Two cheers for Labour housing polic

Two cheers for Labour housing polic

Mind the gaps says Duncan Bowie but the new policy does put social housing back centre stage. About two weeks before the local elections, Jeromy…

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Italy's populist coalition

Italy’s populist coalition

Photograph Five Star Movement (M5S) leader Luigi Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini Elly Schlein outlines the dangers of the new populist/rightist coalition Three…

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Brexit Bromide

Brexit Bromide

  While a Brexit bonus is a lie Peter Kenyon checks out progress and sees opportunity at this year’s Labour Annual Conference This is a…

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Chartist Editor’s Report 2018

Chartist Editor’s Report 2018

Political context & Brexit Blues Brexit continues to dominate the domestic political agenda. This is the fundamental issue of a generation and probably the most…

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Local change-makers

Local change-makers

Bob Littlewood on prospects for Labour councils in the face of continuing austerity At election time we talk about Labour Councils’ achievements rather than the…

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How Labour can put the wind up the Tories

How Labour can put the wind up the Tories

David Toke calls for more onshore windfarms Labour is well placed to embarrass the Tories by attacking the Government’s war on the onshore wind industry…

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