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Policy planks for a Labour victory on 8 June

Labour has moved quickly to get into top gear for the General Election on June 8th. With the initial challenge of poor polls, together...

Trump targets US workers and immigrants

As global capitalism recedes Don Flynn finds immigrants are left exposed and vulnerable

A report from the Rust-Belt

From Ohio, Chris Athanasiadis reports on Trump’s Faux Revolution How did Donald J. Trump become elected President of the ‘world’s greatest democracy?’ Some of you...

Spectre of the far right in Europe

Claude Moraes surveys the far right threat in Europe post-Brexit and Trump Much is being said and written about the threat of the far-right in...

Build, build, build

Peter Kenyon assesses a spirited effort to resurrect public sector home building through a review of fellow Chartist Duncan Bowie's new book Radical solutions to the Housing...

Crisis – what crisis?

Jacky Davis calls out Tory PM Theresa May, busying herself with Brexit, for the latest NHS crisis The NHS is back in the headlines once...

‘New-antisemitism’ – an opportunity for Palestinian advocacy?

Salma Karmi-Ayyoub argues that the current debate has opened up space to restate the case for a secular single state solution

Tories renege on workers’ voice

Teresa May promised workers on company boards in her acceptance speech. The back-track wasn't long in coming   We have heard a lot about the Prime Minister’s...

Greenwatch on Trump

Dave Toke on a climate change denier The election of Donald Trump probably means that, one way or another, the USA will pull out of the...

Going Vertical on rail

Paul Salveson's Points and Crossings in 284   There are signs that Chris Grayling, the new Transport Secretary, is flexing his political muscles and moving away...