He wins with the message that it is time to stop the focus on individualisation and start thinking about the collective. Go Jeremy. Socialism is the future of the human race. Not petty individualism. His acceptance speech: Corbyn clearly articulates a view based on historical analysis that social justice and decency in society is built […]
Jeremy Corbyn interviewed on RT. Could he be the next leader of the Labour party? A candidate in a general election for Prime Minister? Someone who coolly says “public ownership of or participation in the banks is no bad thing”? That would certainly mean that there was something to discuss at the election.
Pope Francis By the Pope. The full text of his speech in Bolivia. He correctly identifies that the root problem is a global system which puts money above all else. This breaks solidarity, causes wars, contributes to environmental destruction, (though it has to be admitted that planned economies may not be free of this problem), […]
After the tragic downing of Malaysian airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine the Russian Defence Ministry released some satellite images at a conference. They said that these showed Ukrainian BUK missile systems which were within range to have shot down the Malaysian plane. A UK based blogger called Eliot Ward Higgins appears to be the sole director […]
[Ed Miliband: attending his humiliating JobSeeker interview soon? I don’t think so.] The Labour party abandoned any form of socialism under Tony Blair. That was the whole point. They determined that socialism was an electoral liability so they got rid of it. But if they are not the party of socialism confronting the party of […]
Right-wingers sometimes make the claim that “austerity” is a myth. Traditional left-wingers tell a story of a nation gripped in devastating austerity. Who is telling the truth? The following figures are all based on the Guardian’s Annual Survey of Public Spending figures, which in turn are based on the Treasury figures.