Jeremy Corbyn: Quantitative Easing for the People

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To begin with, the press pretty much ignored Jeremy Corbyn, regarding his prospects of selection as Labour’s next leader as remote. The surge of support for Jeremy Corbyn has astounded everyone; now we listen to the right-wing press, and New … Continue reading

Faith, Hope and Charity – Contemplating Contradictions

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Contemplating the Contradictions of Charity within Socialism Concerns about the rights and wrongs of charity often stimulate debate. Is there a difference between the natural desire to help others and organised, impersonal charities? Think Left’s recent blog about philanthropy and … Continue reading

Tony Benn – an inspiration to the end – and beyond. An interview with Tony Benn.

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An Inspiration to the end Karl Marx (died 14th March 1883.)  Tony Benn ( died 14th March 2014) Both were inspirations for humanity. So many of us feel Tony Benn was a hero in our lifetime. CJ Stone’s interview with … Continue reading

The Case for Socialism

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It has been said so many times , that it has become a cliche, “United We Stand, Divided We Fall.” But this is the truth which holds back freedom and justice. The simplest truth is that growth and development – … Continue reading

Building a Movement from Below: The People’s Assembly

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The People’s Assembly: Building from Below: What does this really mean? What are the Implications? Where does Labour Stand? By Luke Cooper on this Saturday’s People’s Assembly Against Austerity previously published here: The People’s Assembly The People’s Assembly has resulted in a considerable bout … Continue reading

Beppe Grillo – A salutary reminder of the price of freedom.

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The Grillismo won 25% of the vote in the recent Italian elections.  This clearly caused consternation amongst the political/financial elite and was widely welcomed as an example of the people ‘fighting back’… evidence that a popular movement can quickly be … Continue reading