So here we are again, another election and another set of promises of austerity, militarism and xenophobia from the big three parties. It’s looking increasingly likely that it will end in tears for Cameron and the Tories. Miliband’s Labour has [...]Read more
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With the collapse of the eastern bloc over the years from 1985-1993 Stalinism ceased to be a factor in world politics. Trotskyism, as an attempt to critique Stalinism, and build an alternative to it, no longer has a specific meaning. [...]Read more
Across Europe tens millions of people are finding ways of expressing their hostility to austerity and the social crisis it has engendered. A significant number are turning towards parties that speak of opposition to austerity and for a better society. [...]Read more
The partitioning of vulnerable people into the deserving and underserving poor is a reflex of capitalism that salves society’s conscience. Various strands of these moral judgements have raged for generations, but since the coalition began their campaign, the demonisation of [...]Read more
A British socialist government and five big things I’ve been asked to consider what would happen if Britain woke up with a socialist government on the morning of 8 May after the general election; what would be the economic situation facing [...]Read more