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The pressure on Ed Balls mounts

Time for Ed Balls to roll...? In recent days the pressure on Ed Balls and his place in Ed Miliband's Labour front bench has been...

The New Devolution Politics & the ‘Neverendum’

The aftermath of the referendum has been won by Scotland's Nationalists. This could have serious long-term consequences which could still see Scotland go it...

‘real’ labour market reform demands collective bargaining’s revival

The version of 'labour market reform' we've had to swallow for 30 years has successfully destroyed much of collective wage bargaining in Britain and...

Better together: Have we arrived at our federal moment?

Scotland's NO vote in Thursday's referendum has left a number of hugely important questions. What will Devo-Max look like? what are the repercussions for...

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 the EU all the time?

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...

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...