The UK referendum to be held on 23 June on whether to remain in the European Union or leave (British exit, hence Brexit) has opened up a big debate amongst the Marxist left. Some argue that socialists should vote to leave [...]Read more
Category "May 2016"
As an immigration lawyer, I should be all in favour of Brexit. European free movement rules are a disaster for we immigration lawyers. Unlike the UK’s hideously complex immigration laws, free movement rules are simple, user friendly, apply equally across [...]Read more
It’s 70 years to the week since John Maynard Keynes died. And with 70 years gone, the copyright on all Keynes works has now expired. Keynes is the most famous and influential mainstream economist ever. And he has bred a [...]Read more
If you’re a citizen of a European Union country living in the UK, you have the right to vote. But not in all elections. You can vote for who you want as your local councillor, so that they can continue failing [...]Read more
Review: “George Julian Harney – The Chartists Were Right (Selections from the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle, 1890-1897)”. David Goodway (ed.) Merlin Press, London 2015 This is a most welcome collection of writings, illuminating as it does even just a part of George [...]Read more
Who built Thebes of the seven gates ? In the books you will read the names of kings. Did the kings haul up the lumps of rock ? And Babylon, many times demolished, Who raised it up so many times ? In what houses of [...]Read more
I’m not normally one to complain and I’m not the most political person in the world, but I am currently just a bit angry about the referendum on whether or not Britain should remain a member of the European Union. [...]Read more