Election 2017: Let’s campaign for real democracy and back Corbyn

 May’s battle bus gets a new slogan.

The June 8 General Election is aimed at giving the Tories an absolute grip on power as they struggle with the dramatic economic, political and constitutional consequences of last year’s vote to leave the European Union. As the old politics breaks up, ruling elites everywhere are moving towards autocracy and even dictatorship. May is following in the footsteps of Erdogan, Putin and Trump…

Read more, including our campaign platform and who to vote for on June 8

Featured blog: How Varoufakis’ dream turned into a nightmare

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis lost his 2015 battle with what he calls “Europe’s deep establishment”. Here’s why. Read more


Democracy Unchained by the Real Democracy Movement

Democracy Unchained

Democracy Unchained discusses what is wrong with the existing system, what real democracy would look like and how it can be achieved.

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Fighting for rights in the gig economy

Things are stirring in the so-called gig economy and the precarious, difficult to organise workers, or ‘independent contractors’ as companies such as Deliveroo, Uber, Citysprint, Hermes and others call them, are joining unions… Read more

A new warning from Greece – loud and clear

There’s been a dramatic drop in consumption of basic commodities such as bread and milk in Greece in the first months of 2017, according to the Hellenic Food Industry Federation. It’s not hard to see why there’s such a decline under way. An increasing proportion of the Greek people can no longer afford to eat. Read more.

Realising a postponed future

Contemporary Ukrainian artists, film-makers and writers pay tribute to earlier generations who created a futuristic moment in 20th century art in the Postponed Futures show at London’s GRAD gallery. Read more.

Confession: how I became complicit in an anti-immigrant policy

Last night I thought I was going to see a play – Incoming/Exodus. But as I was ushered in with the rest of the ‘audience’ I became aware…Read more.

Beyond ‘Yes’ lies the land of ‘Aye, but…’

I must say at the outset that I support Scottish independence. I will continue to campaign for it. However, as the indyref2 campaign continues its ‘phoney war’ phase, I would like to indulge myself with a little overthinking. Read more.

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