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Dave Toke on Scotland’s green paradox

Dave Toke on diminishing returns from fiscal autonomy in CHARTIST 274   Last summer I told an energy conference in Aberdeen that discussions about how much...

The Conservatives on housing

Duncan Bowie says look away if you don’t own your home The big issue in the housing chapter of the manifesto is the proposal to...

Chartist post-election comment: Tory win deepens divisions

Mike Davis reflects on Labour’s defeat   Tory bribes of income tax, VAT and National Insurance freezes and a new housing bubble combined with the politics...

Unions in election mode – Frances O’Grady

In setting out the trade unions’ stall for the next government Frances O’Grady is encouraged by Labour’s workplace manifesto

Tax Dodgers Inc. – The roll of dishonour

Prem Sikka targets the top dodgers whose unpaid tax exposes government hypocrisy

BLOG: an avoidable & infuriating NHS funding debate

We learn our lessons very slowly in this country. Amidst all this scraping the barrel talk on the news about finding extra money for...

The war on inequality

Patricia d'Ardenne asks what impact a new Labour government might make

Five lessons for Labour on migrants’ rights

Don Flynn on why it is time for Labour to make the progressive case

Time to end failed experiment – Manuel Cortes

In the latest print issue of CHARTIST, Manuel Cortes tells us why Europeans urgently need an alternative to austerity European economies are in a perilous...

Chartist 2015 Manifesto

As promised, CHARTIST has published its 2015 manifesto. The last time we published a manifesto it was 2007 – the year before financial capitalism...

Election 2015: A coalition option we don’t want

Crippling blow - Dave Toke explains why Miliband should firmly rule out a coalition with the Tories   As the election date nears and it looks...