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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...

Troika induced austerity gets Greek backlash

595 Women Cleaners show the way after an 11 month battle against government and Troika! After 11 months of long and bitter struggle, 595...

Ukraine Solidarity: interview with the Donbas miners

CHARTIST is pleased  to once again to provide space for Ukraine Socialist Solidarity and its continued exposure of the lives of Ukrainian miners....

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...

Frank Lee’s Reflections on the Revolution in Ukraine: 3 articles in one new eBook

During the Russo-Ukrainian crisis Frank Lee has penned three superb articles for CHARTIST that seriously challenged the western pro-Kiev consensus. These three articles have...

Reflections on the Revolution in Ukraine Part III

It’s the Geopolitics stupid! At a recent meeting held in Paris to discuss the future of Ukraine, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, and his...

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...

Germany’s new legal minimum wage: lessons for the UK and Europe

The TUC's fantastic touchstone blog produced another marvellous piece this week on Germany's new legal minimum wage. This change is truly momentous and there...

Republican socialism and Left Unity

Steve Freeman, in rebutting Pete Rowlands in CHARTIST 266, travels from Chartism to the founding Left Unity Party conference Republican socialism is an idea and...

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...

Reflections on the Revolution in Ukraine – Part II

Frank Lee reports on the Crimean Referendum, the double-standards of western government & media reactions and the challenges facing the unelected Kiev regime The ongoing...