Home 2022

Yearly Archives: 2022

Biodiversity is political

As we approach COP15, Victor Anderson calls for action on biodiversity, the other environmental crisis

Nuclear costs will swamp Labour’s green energy plans

Why Labour's green policies are fatally undermined by its 'nuclear first' stance, says Dave Toke

Russian forces put Ukrainian local democracy under the hammer

Responding to the evidence of abduction and murder of Ukrainian mayors and local democracy activists, a group of UK mayors and councillors have issued an appeal for solidarity. Don Flynn reports

Mixed fortunes: a letter from America

Paul Garver surveys US politics a year into Biden’s presidency

Behind ten years of the hostile environment

It is not just the callousness of a harsh Tory government that drives immigration policy, argues Don Flynn, but the logic of neoliberal capitalism that is striving to curtail the rights of all working people

The pandemic is still with us

180,000 deaths testify to Johnson's spectacularly failure to ‘get all the big calls right’, writes Dr John Puntis

Uprisings in Kazakhstan

An anonymous Kazakh participant reports on revolt and repression

What would Orwell say?

Socialists must be unequivocal in their defence of democracy against authoritarianism, says Bryn Jones, who looks at parallels between the Spanish Civil War and Putin’s war on Ukraine

Gogglebox and what polling shows

Trevor Fisher says Labour would be foolish to take much from current opinion poll figures and voices concerns of a return to New Labour mark II

Defending democratic states

Don Flynn argues solidarity with the Ukrainian resistance is essential but we should recognise the problem with NATO and the Armageddon strategy

Stop Putin’s war

Chartist spoke to Peter Duncan about the war on Ukraine and the possible scenarios for an ending