Sunday’s election in Portugal has seen the traditional centre-left Socialist Party maintain power with an outright majority. Continue reading Portugal election: Socialist Party re-elected with shock majority
Two years into Keir Starmer’s leadership of the Labour Party, he is not the leftist in a lawyers guise he pitched himself to be in early 2020. Continue reading Slogans aren’t enough – why now is the time for Starmer to advocate progressive policy
In a discussion on DiEM TV, the former Greek Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, and renowned philosopher Noam Chomsky get together to discuss the radical lessons from 2021. Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky discuss radical lessons from 2021
It is widely acknowledged by many that the current standard forty-hour, typically over five days, working week is one of the greatest achievements of the early labour movement in the twentieth century. Continue reading Why a four day week could be the future of work
The Mayors are currently only a tiny step in decentralising power from Westminster – if Starmer wants to hand power down and create a federal UK, now is the time to argue with popular figures like Burnham and Brabin. Continue reading Labour needs to look at Burnham’s Greater Manchester for its future direction
This week’s election in Norway saw the country’s left-wing parties return a majority of representatives, ousting the incumbent right-wing government and ending the premiership of Erna Solberg. Continue reading Norway election results see Conservatives set to lose power – and a surge for the left
A democratic socialist party will challenge Labour MP Rosie Duffield in Canterbury in the next general election. Continue reading Why a new socialist party is challenging Labour in Canterbury
Yanis Varoufakis continues to add to left discourse with his latest novel, ‘Another Now: Dissipates from an Alternative Present’. Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis: ‘Another Now’ review – surprisingly, there is an alternative
The argument for the broad spectrum of UK left-wing parties to champion a ‘progressive alliance’ at the next general election. Continue reading Is a Progressive Alliance the only way for the left to win?
Since the advent of Brexit, its biggest proponents have always touted the striking of new trade agreements as a significant advantage of being outside the EU single market. Continue reading Australia and the UK agree a trade deal. But what will this mean?