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The system crashed – reboot with real democracy

June 18th, 2017

The aftermath of the fire at Grenfell Tower has shown that the state is no longer fit for purpose. It cannot help its citizens. It can only help the elite – and itself.

Where is Kensington & Chelsea council? Where […]

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Grenfell Tower – demos break out

June 17th, 2017

Demos throughout London on Friday and Saturday

Photos: Peter Arkell

#GrenfellTower – act against system failure

Remake democracy to end Toryism

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#GrenfellTower – act against system failure

June 16th, 2017

The anger mixed with compassion over the Grenfell Tower fire is threatening to turn into a conflagration of its own as the estimated number of dead soars.

The wave of support by local communities is in sharp contrast to the […]

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Remake democracy to end Toryism

June 15th, 2017

The unpredictable political and constitutional crisis sweeping the UK is a sure sign that we have to remake our democracy from top to bottom. Building on the social movement that all but topped the Tories on June 8 can […]

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Arturo Ui is everywhere – thanks to Trump

June 11th, 2017

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt BrechtReview: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Friday 9th June 2017

On the night of this […]

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Galileo for the Corbyn-voting generation

June 10th, 2017

The text of Bertolt Brecht’s play Life of Galileo was started in November 1938 only a couple of months after Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax had appeased Hitler and signed the Munich Agreement, […]

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Brexit can wait. Democracy can’t. Demand new election now!

June 9th, 2017

The popular social movement that swept Jeremy Corbyn to within touching distance of Downing Street should be sustained until the illegitimate, Tory-DUP government is removed from office and another election held.

Theresa May has no mandate to rule, having lost […]

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Stop May’s plan for rule by decree by voting Corbyn

June 7th, 2017

Tomorrow we face a crisis election

The Tories want a massive majority to impose a Brexit fashioned to suit the corporations and the financial markets – a low wage, flexible labour force to compete with India, China and Pacific Rim […]

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After London Bridge terror, Corbyn offers a vision of peace

June 5th, 2017

If they demonstrate one thing above all else, the horrific terror attacks in London and Manchester are proof that policies pursued by successive governments have failed. Now it’s time to give Jeremy Corbyn’s approach a chance.

Since 2000, there have […]

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The robots are coming

June 4th, 2017

The robots are coming, there`s not much doubt about that. The question is: Are they welcome? And how do they actually make profits for the employer? Do they create profit in the same way as a human worker?

But first […]

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Voting Labour’s a tough call for Scots, but one we need to make

June 2nd, 2017

The public in Scotland has not really had a chance to consider the GE2017 proposals put forward by Corbyn and May – because Scottish Labour and Tories never get beyond telling people: “WE are the only party that can stop a new […]

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Get ready to defend a Corbyn government from state attack

May 31st, 2017

If Labour wins next week’s general election, a Jeremy Corbyn government would come under immediate assault from the political establishment, the secret state and the financial markets to name just a few enemies of the people. We need to […]

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