New Issue of Chartist out now! #279

New Issue of Chartist out now! #279

New issue of Chartist has articles from MPs Cat Smith and Karen Buck, plus a few on the Bernie-fication of American politics and Brexit.  

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TRIDENT - LABOUR’S  VOTE  AND  THE  DEFENCE  REVIEW

TRIDENT – LABOUR’S VOTE AND THE DEFENCE REVIEW

Peter Rowlands looks at Labour’s deepening Trident Troubles   I am puzzled as to why there has been little comment on the news in the Guardian…

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Prem Sikka on shrinking the state

Prem Sikka on shrinking the state

Austerity can only be ended by a shift in political philosophy argues Prem Sikka in the latest CHARTIST     Within minutes of the Chancellor delivering his autumn statement,…

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Syriza wins but at what price?

Syriza wins but at what price?

In CHARTIST 277, Marina Prentoulis surveys the uncertain terrain left by Syriza’s second election triumph   2015 has been a difficult year for Greece, still the…

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Brexit: Standing over the precipice

Brexit: Standing over the precipice

Jude Kirton-Darling MEP argues that staying in the EU provides the best basis for securing jobs, rights and a social Europe   In the next…

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The Undeserving Poor

The Undeserving Poor

Without tough opposition to Osborne’s welfare cuts Labour risks becoming an irrelevance, says John Percival in CHARTIST #276   Following the General Election defeat Labour…

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