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Yanis Varoufakis: The second man of our Greek moment

Greece's freshly minted finance minister is London this week. Since Syriza's earth shaking win in Greece last month, Yanis Varoufakis has been making some...

Greece jolts austerity Europe: A media digest

Europe's economic and political furniture has been subject to some serious Greek-inspired feng shui. The tremors of Syriza's win aren't just being felt beneath...

Greece must not stand alone

Mike Davis on why support for the new Greek government is vital and in Labour’s interests Hope, dignity, bread could summarise the slogans of the...

Greece must not stand alone

Frank Lee is encouraged by the landslide victory of Syriza in Greece but sees huge challenges ahead

Fork in the road for Greece & Europe: Letter from Frances O’Grady

CHARTIST would like to provide space to this letter by Frances O'Grady of the TUC. Despite the misplaced metaphor by the TUC's metaphor department...

Corporate tax avoidance fathers austerity

In the wake of the tax scams in Luxembourg Prem Sikka explains how manufactured tax avoidance schemes are eroding social democracy

Archive Oldie: Yasmin Qureshi on Islam

After the Charlie Hebdo murders in France we need to readdress how Islam and "western values" are talked about. Some have not been too...

Claude Moraes MEP on defending free movement

Claude Moraes MEP argues the Left must take on the EU free movement critics   In the last issue of Chartist Pete Rowlands argued persuasively why the...

Podemos and Socialists arise: In Chartist #272

In CHARTIST 272 Manuel Cortes and Mike Davis cast an interested eye over Podemos & examine the prospects for a revived left in Spain Not...

The party politics of rent controls: a digest

The spectre of rent controls, that made a notable appearance at the beginning of last summer, has reemerged. A new set of surveys by...

Food Bank Britain: A Merry Christmas. For Some

Many of us would have gorged ourselves silly on a roasted bird of some sort on Christmas day, unfortunately this would have been a...