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Martin Rowson reads ‘The Iron Mash of Anarchy’

Chartist's cartoonist, Martin Rowson, reads 'The Iron Mash of Anarchy' at Bookmarks bookshop: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAJ3DkOSr20]

No apology needed

Patrick Mulcahy on showing genuine concern for workers’ rights Watching contemporary American cinema is, for the most part, a depressing experience. ‘America First’, the mantra...

Scotland and the long game

Paul Salveson on Brexit conundrums and future scenarios

Aims and Tasks of Democratic Socialism (1951)

This is the founding document of the reconstituted Socialist International. The document was adopted by the first post-war congress held in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, between...

Labour’s Green energy revolution

Dave Toke says Labour's green energy plans are the surest sign yet that they are heading for Government  Labour's low cost and practical proposals for...

Editorial: Left against Brexit and austerity

Wages stagnant for the longest period since the Napoleonic wars, a flatlining economy, low productivity growth and stagnant investment. Cap this with collapsing local...

Legal abortion is a human right

Alice Arkwright says it's time for government action to decriminalise abortion

Local government on the brink

Duncan Bowie explains how eight years of an austerity straitjacket has pushed many councils to the verge of collapse. But does Labour have an...

Scrap Universal Credit

Paula Peters gives some of the reasons why In recent months, Universal Credit has come under increasing scrutiny and criticism from the Archbishop of Canterbury,...

Boundary changes weaken parliamentary democracy

Cat Smith calls on Theresa May to think again This September the Boundary Commissions submitted their final reports and recommendations for new Parliamentary constituency boundaries...

Labour balancing realism with idealism on defence

Paul Dixon sees a new pragmatism in Corbyn’s approach The key problem for a Corbyn-led Labour Government is not so much what should be Labour’s...