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Prem Sikka on BHS

Prem Sikka wants pension schemes protection from bosses in the wake of the BHS saga There is an unresolved tension between corporations and social responsibility....

Debating freedom of movement 

David Pavett critiques of Don Flynn’s approach to EU free movement rights Don Flynn praises Jeremy Corbyn for “setting out the view that there is no...

“On your bike”

Amy Edwards sees May's Tories cutting everything, even that which might spite their own face In 1981, Norman Tebbit infamously ordered Britain's disenchanted working class...

Some possible Brexit deals

Theresa May will have her work cut out. Reaching a deal where the UK averts economic recession but satisfies Brexit voters looks very problematic, if not...

Don Flynn, Brexit and Free movement

In CHARTIST 281, Don Flynn calls on Labour to tackle exploitation in the labour market   There is no denying the fact that anxieties over immigration...

From one Owen to another

Trevor Fisher sees much value in Owen Jones' lessons for Labour, even as Owen Smith emerges as the sole challenger to Corbyn       The...

Labour’s mis-selling scandal – NEC should act on Tuesday

Peter Kenyon sets out the case for resetting the freeze date to Thursday 14 July Prepare for the worst. The Labour Party's National Executive Committee...

After a week of plotting

Trevor Fisher on a Labour engaged in splits, and Tory government splitting its sides Last autumn the Labour leadership issues seemed possible to discuss objectively, with...

New possibilities for cities?

In CHARTIST #281, Robin Hambleton draws lessons from abroad for the devolution debate A radical restructuring of political power in England is underway. Notwithstanding the lofty...

Jon Lansman at the Chartist AGM

Editor Mike Davis reports on a New politics and new direction for Labour

Corbyn Coup latest

A week, then a weekend and now a couple of hours is a long time in politics. Peter Kenyon reports