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Brexit crisis: beware threat of a nation...

Brexit crisis: beware threat of a national government

A deepening, unpredictable political and constitutional crisis sparked by Brexit could have far-reaching consequences before the year is out. Some commentators have suggested that it is the biggest political challenge facing the ruling elites since the General Strike of 1926 when power seemed to pass – temporarily – into the hands of the trade union […]

Why we need a governing legislative fram...

Why we need a governing legislative framework at the heart of a new written constitution

In the e-book Democracy Unchained, Chapter 2 charts the rise of a corporatocracy that has re-fashioned the state to serve the needs of powerful corporations and their shareholders – particularly over the last 30 years. It states: “By the 21st century, fewer than 100 transnational corporations (TNCs) dominated the world economy …” and “… some […]

Get ready to defend a Corbyn government ...

Corbyn speaking in Reading

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 plan the resistance now. Corbyn’s manifesto may not overtly challenge capitalism – in fact the word […]

New democratic constitution key to Corby...

New democratic constitution key to Corbyn’s plans

You couldn’t argue with most of Labour’s manifesto drafted by Jeremy Corbyn and his team. Abolition of tuition fees, extra resources for schools and the NHS, building 100,000 new affordable homes, lifting the public sector pay freeze, increased resources for local councils, repeal of the hated bedroom tax and recent anti-union laws all feature in […]