Len McCluskey: Labour Right must stop scheming and start fighting the Tories


Len’s speech lasts 25 minutes then a Q&A Len McCluskey | Jeremy Corbyn: Blast From The Past Or Leader Of Tomorrow? | Oxford Union Published on Feb 25, 2016 SUBSCRIBE for more speakers ► http://is.gd/OxfordUnion Oxford Union on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theoxfordunion Oxford Union … Continue reading

Cameron’s ‘Predator State’ vs Junior Doctors


RK on social media wrote (with a little editing): An item on the news, said that teacher assistants were increasingly being used to teach full classes, some up to 30+ hours. PCSO staff are taking over much more of the … Continue reading

Labour MP in urgent need of lesson in economics


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A response to Chris Evans MP by Prue Plumridge Just before the vote on the Fiscal Charter Chris Evans MP (who abstained) said: “Labour should be proud that when we were last in government we ran a budget surplus for … Continue reading

Thatcher’s economics has generated ‘poverty in the midst of plenty’


By Prue Plumridge Lord Wolfson, chief of the Next retail chain said recently that the national living wage could drive up inflation as the retailer would have to raise prices to offset the cost of the new minimum wage of … Continue reading

Corbyn’s Investment Bank – A step towards Rational Fiscal Policy


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Written before the election results were announced. by John Weeks , originally published on Piera @johnweeks41 Adding Up FallacyIf you follow the Guardian then you know that among his other transgressions (like being on the verge of winning), Jeremy Corbyn … Continue reading

A fairer society means breaking the big business stranglehold on politics


Labour’s challenge to fight inequalities and rebuild democracy rests on addressing Britain’s ‘finance curse’ If the next Labour leader wants a fairer society, they must break the big business stranglehold on politics. by Nick Dearden Re-posted from openDemocracy 10.09.15 In … Continue reading