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Blog: Lessons for Labour from Survation

Plagues have been cast upon the houses of Britain's pollsters in the last week, but they have the right to redeem themselves. Survation has...

BLOG: an avoidable & infuriating NHS funding debate

We learn our lessons very slowly in this country. Amidst all this scraping the barrel talk on the news about finding extra money for...

Chartist 2015 Manifesto

As promised, CHARTIST has published its 2015 manifesto. The last time we published a manifesto it was 2007 – the year before financial capitalism...

Chartist Manifesto 2007

For the coming General Election CHARTIST will be publishing a manifesto set firmly within a theme of democratic socialism that has long laced our...

Yanis Varoufakis: The second man of our Greek moment

Greece's freshly minted finance minister is London this week. Since Syriza's earth shaking win in Greece last month, Yanis Varoufakis has been making some...

Greece jolts austerity Europe: A media digest

Europe's economic and political furniture has been subject to some serious Greek-inspired feng shui. The tremors of Syriza's win aren't just being felt beneath...

The Party Politics of Rent Controls: A Digest

The spectre of rent controls, that made a notable appearance at the beginning of last summer, has reemerged. A new set of surveys by...

Food Bank Britain: A Merry Christmas. For Some

Many of us would have gorged ourselves silly on a roasted bird of some sort on Christmas day, unfortunately this would have been a...

Greek anti-austerity parties: Prentoulis in Chartist 272

As Greek politics again is shrouded in crisis, Marina Prentoulis' piece in the new issue of CHARTIST is a timely reminder of what real...

Rancour and unrest in Swedish politics

In September, Sweden's Social Democrats returned to power with a minority administration amid a rising tide of anti-immigrant politics. 3 months on and things...

Archive Oldie: 2004 Interview with the legendary Jack Jones

Ten years ago to the month, CHARTIST editor Mike Davis interviewed Jack Jones. When this great fighter for working people passed away in 2009...