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Selling the NHS

NHS –not safe in Tory hands Stephanie Clark explains that both cutbacks and creeping privatisation is threatening the NHS in England and how to stop...

Ireland’s Brexit borders?

Could Ireland’s border be the stumbling block for Brexit? James Anderson on carrots and sticks and collateral damage. What are Britain’s Brexit negotiators up to...

Harold Laski: Reflections on the Revolution in Our Time (1943)

Harold Laski was professor of Politics at the London School of Economics from 1926, having held a number of academic positions in the US...

UK disabled people face human catastrophe

  Miro Griffiths explains the need for a socially just welfare system. The UK government did not react with horror following the concluding observations from the...

Haringey – the first ‘Corbyn Council’?

As campaigning mounts for local council elections in May, Pete Chalk reflects on prospects for Haringey’s incoming Labour councillors

Remain, Reform, Rebuild: the 3R strategy for Labour on Brexit

Remain, Reform, Rebuild: the 3R strategy for Labour on Brexit Labour will have to sort the Tory Brexit mess by committing to the 3R strategy...

Carillion crash and capitalist fairy tales

As Carillion, Capita, Virgin Trains and others hit the buffers Bryn Jones makes the case for ‘re-sourcing’ public sector outsourcing The collapse of the PFI-peddling...

No-Go mosques

Anita Nayyer on why the British  Muslim debate about women in mosques is relevant to everyone

Evan Durbin: The Politics of Democratic Socialism (1940)

Evan Durbin studied economics at University College, Oxford under Hugh Gaitskell. He was a lecturer in economics at the LSE from 1930 to 1945....

Sinking Brexit plans & preparing for power 

Theresa May’s government ended 2017 with three Cabinet resignations (Priti Patel, Michael Fallon and Damian Green) and a parliamentary defeat. It is a government mired in Brexit...

Help Jeremy Corbyn build a country for the many not the few

Democratic socialism puts people in charge. The democracy review Jeremy Corbyn has launched gives our party the opportunity to see our principles in action by...