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NHS needs a strong dose of democracy for its 70th birthday

July 5th, 2018

The National Health Service remains the greatest achievement in the ongoing struggle for social justice in Britain and the best way to mark its 70th birthday is to move forward into a new era of democratic control and accountability.

Inspired […]

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Trade unions at the crossroads as TUC marks 150th birthday

June 7th, 2018

In June 1868, trade unions in Britain came together to launch a combined organisation. As the TUC  — Trades Union Congress — celebrates its 150th birthday, the movement faces, arguably, its biggest battle for survival. Peter Arkell reports.

Membership of […]

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Everything you wanted to know about neoliberalism but were afraid to ask

June 4th, 2018

A profound crisis is threatening humanity. Democratic politics is being driven out by authoritarian populism in country after country. The planet’s fragile ecosystem is under unprecedented assault as a result of profit-seeking overproduction. International conflict looms more threateningly than […]

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A one-state policy is route to peaceful solution for Palestinians and Israelis

May 8th, 2018

The RDM and its supporters condemn the criminal actions of the Israeli government with regards to the violent, unprovoked response to peaceful Palestinian protesters taking part in the Great March of Return on the Gaza/Israel border.

We also condemn the […]

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Israel, the Nakba And neoliberalism

May 2nd, 2018

‘On May 14, 1948, on the day in which the British Mandate over Palestine expired, the Jewish People’s Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum, and approved the following proclamation, declaring the establishment of the State of […]

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Last Climate Tango In Paris – 2

April 29th, 2018

Part 2 of this article continues to explore the neoliberal transition of the Breton Woods institutions and how the Copenhagen Climate Summit was sabotaged by the US to prevent a Global Climate Agreement.

The mechanism that brought the WTO into […]

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In the beginning was the mark

April 28th, 2018

Frances Aviva Blane has been included in 60 out of 2,700 applicants as an exhibiting artist in this year’s John Moores Painting Prize, the UK’s best-known painting competition. The exhibition, a key strand of the Liverpool Biennial, will be […]

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Last Climate Tango In Paris – 1

April 27th, 2018

In 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement was agreed. But how effective was it? In a process that has now been running for over 25 years, this 2 part article explores how climate change was kicked into the long […]

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No to bombing Syria!

April 14th, 2018

SyriaStatement by the RDM supporters planning group

The US, UK and French airstrikes are an attack on the Syrian people first and foremost. Whatever the source of chemical weapons, brutal bombing and […]

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How short-term production and profit is wrecking our food system

March 15th, 2018

Billions of people around the world are drinking water contaminated with plastic. According to samples analysed by scientists, the US has the highest rate of contamination – […]

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How to derail neoliberalism – and replace it

March 12th, 2018

Is neoliberalism – whereby the state promotes and facilitates the supremacy of the market in every area of society alongside tariff-free global trade – finally coming off the rails after an almost 40-year run?

Paradoxically, the most serious attack on […]

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Homage to Haitian Revolution

February 27th, 2018

“… we are all descendants of the Haitian Revolution, and responsible to these ancestors” –  thus historian Laurent Dubois in his book, Avengers of the New World. A new display at the British Museum touches on […]

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