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Paul Salveson asks: Is London the problem?

North and South: bury our differences and build a progressive alliance for social justice and a Federal Britain It’s almost de rigeur among Northern regionalists...

Chartist statement on Labour’s Leadership

Corbyn: popular, but not with Labour MPs - why? Peter Kenyon and Mike Davis explore events post the EU-referendum as Labour plunges into a parallel...

A tribute and birthday message to Jo Cox

A tragic death of a campaigner for refugees, peace, a social EU and a better world. CHARTIST salutes Jo Cox – Labour MP for Batley and...

Labour marginal to EU debate

Trevor Fisher sees a failed Labour message despite some rare unity Writing four days before the vote, it is clear that whatever happens in the...

The Cruddas Report And Winning In 2020. A critique by Peter Rowlands

Peter Rowlands sees a necessary discussion to be engaged with, but also some conclusions to be rejected The independent inquiry by Jon Cruddas and others...

London: still a Labour city

Duncan Bowie on a resounding win but says Mayor Khan faces huge challenges

Confronting a culture of failure

Trevor Fisher sees a Labour party that refuses to learn any lessons With the future uncertain, it is sensible to focus on why we are...

Gerry Hassan on a Scotland that keeps rejecting Labour

Gerry Hassan on the end of British politics and what it means for Scotland    There is no such thing as British politics. This was evident...

James Connolly verses Conservative Capitalism in Ireland

May 12th marked the centenary of the death of James  Connolly by firing squad after the Easter Rising  in Dublin. Pauline Murphy looks at...

Prem Sikka on Panama papers

Prem Sikka maps out the a parallel universe in CHARTIST #280   The leaked files of Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca have further confirmed the existence of...

James Thompson on inequality and Thatcherite follies

At her final PMQs Margaret Thatcher’s was asked by LibDem MP Simon Hughes about the gap between rich and poor. To paraphrase - although...