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The spectre of the 2 ‘B’s: Scotland, the Bond Markets and Brussels

An independent Scotland may not possess their own currency come 2016, but its citizens will expect the country to have its own fiscal policy powers....

TTIP, the Tories and the EU | Conservative confusion and contradiction

The Tories' firm support for TTIP is one example from many of the British Conservatives' unacknowledged pro-Europeanism. So why are they so rude about...

Chartist AGM report | the Pro-European Left

Andrew Coates reports from a lively Chartist 2014 AGM “Chartist was a very different animal when I took over as Editor in Spring 1974 ....

elections 2014 verdict: a plague on all your houses

The post-election aftermath has provided a predictable medley of staged and half-baked conclusions. Besides UKIP's gnawing at the Tories' right flank, Labour's lacklustre showing...

Clegg v Farage: the aftermath

The four reasons why Clegg lost: 1) The up hill battle for pro-Europeans The pro-'in' case has been on the ropes for a while. A toxic...

Chartist chips in: Policy proposals for Labour’s future

Chartist contributors set out some manifesto must-haves for the Labour Party's last National Policy Forum meeting ahead of the 2015 General Election Democracy Labour recognises a...

Labour, republicanism and the Commonwealth of Britain Bill

Republican Socialist Alliance seminar February 22nd 2014 Demonised in life, patronized in death, such is the fate of Tony Benn whose death on 14th March...

Event report: Chartist in Westminster debating public transport

Westminster debates Socialising Transport followed by Ham and Eggs Nearly 30 people attended the launch meeting on February 11th for Paul Salveson’s Chartist pamphlet Socialisng...

a tribute to a fighter

Bob Crow inspired strong feelings among both detractors and defenders. That was just on the political left. In an era of union decline he and...

Chartist Tribute to Chavez: Viva Hugo!

One year ago today Hugo Chavez sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer. The questions Hugo and his ideas posed went much...