Building a mass Labour Party

Building a mass Labour Party

It’s hard to believe now, but before the May 2015 general election the Labour Party had 190,000 members. This July, in just 48 hours, over 183,000 more parted with £25 to become registered supporters and vote in the leadership election, the [...]

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Stagnation: The new normal

Stagnation: The new normal

In recent weeks startling headlines have charted falls on the world's stock markets amid fears about the state of the world economy. Take a small sample from the financial pages of The Guardian: "Markets tumble in Europe and New York [...]

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Review: Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

Review: Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

I was alerted to this book by an interview with its author carried out by Mick Hume, ‘editor-at-large’ of Spiked, the conservative libertarian website. Mick is something of a friend of Roger Scruton and remains dazzled by the great man’s [...]

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Another Europe is possible

Another Europe is possible

Europe. The very word conjures up pictures of unelected bureaucrats and no-mark politicians sitting in a distant parliament passing laws on how much a banana can bend and imposing dodgy things like human rights on us. The European Union (EU) [...]

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Building a mass socialist party

Building a mass socialist party

This is an edited and revised version of a talk Nick Wrack gave at a meeting of the Independent Socialist Network in January of this year. This discussion is about building a mass socialist party. It is really trying to set [...]

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