Brexit

Get ready to defend a Corbyn government from state attack

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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Voting cypher v. Real Democracy

May 15th, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

The reason we obsess about where to place our vote is a symbol of our disempowerment not our power. I’ve been following/commenting in a LONG thread with Facebook friends and contacts about how to vote in Scotland – SNP, […]

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

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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 […]

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Ireland on the edge

Ireland’s on-going water wars are provoking a new moment of crisis in the troubled Republic where Brexit has been described as “the most profound crisis” in history of the post-colonial state. The possibility of a hard UK/EU border between […]

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For a people’s independence for Scotland

We are in a different world politically since the first referendum on Scottish independence was held in September 2014. The vote for Brexit is driving a continuous crisis of the UK […]

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Another Brexit is possible

We should use the Brexit process to talk about what matters to us rather than what’s good for British business in terms of trade, access to markets and regulations.

That’s the corporate agenda, which is the priority for all the […]

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Make 2017 the year of real democracy

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By the RDM editorial collective

This will undoubtedly be a decisive year in the struggle for real democracy. The crisis of the system – political and economical – leaves us no choice […]

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Hammond fiddles while the economy burns up

November 23rd, 2016|Economy|0 Comments

We had to wait for elder statesman Ken Clarke in questions from MPs to introduce, ever so gently, a reference to the threat of recession. It was the first and last time even a hint of reality […]

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Brexit constitutional crisis reflects deeper disquiet

October 13th, 2016|constitution, real democracy|0 Comments

People rarely get the chance to have a direct say in political affairs but when they do, the consequences can be dramatic as the constitutional crisis that has erupted over Brexit testifies.

Parliament and the government are at bitter odds […]

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The power and the potential of the social movement behind Corbyn

August 27th, 2016|Visions|6 Comments

As voting gets under way in the contest for the Labour leadership, which is almost certainly going to result in the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn, it’s worth reflecting on the astonishing changes that have swept the party since the […]

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Brexit – a seismic event

July 15th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

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The Economist’s headline was ‘Brexit and the markets: a seismic shock’

Doomsday scenarios – warnings of its consequences – abounded: the British Pound will weaken,

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After Brexit vote, ‘Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition’

July 12th, 2016|Visions|0 Comments

flagAlways expect the unexpected. That should have been the government health warning at the bottom of the European Union referendum ballot paper. For the outcome has unlocked a whole load of […]

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