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Downing Street demo – a sign of things to come

By KD Tait 9 May 2015 London’s Metropolitan police celebrated the arrival of the first Tory-majority government in 18 years by attacking an anti-cuts demonstration against the new regime and…

Why not vote SNP?

By Peter Main All indicators point to a massive swing from Labour to the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) in the coming election. It is possible that the SNP could go…

What’s the point of voting Labour?

Long before the delayed publication of its election manifesto, the Labour Party leadership made very clear what their real priorities in government would be. In a glossy pamphlet called ‘A…

Cuts put women on rations

By Rebecca Anderson 2 May 2015 Chancellor George Osborne crowed in his 2015 budget speech that the employment rate was at 73 per cent, an all-time high. Those with friends…

Reclaim Brixton: reclaim the future

By KD Tait 27 April 2015 Saturday 25 April saw the first demonstration by Reclaim:Brixton, a movement formed to defend the interests of residents against government policies which privilege property…

Deterrent by drowning: Mediterranean tragedy is official policy

By Dave Stockton and KD Tait 22 April 2015 Once again, the seas surrounding Fortress Europe run red with the blood of migrants. The mass drowning of 900 migrants in…

Vote to kick out the Tories

The importance of the 2015 general election is not just that it will be close-run and that new or previously fringe parties are gaining ground. In fact the fracturing of…

General Election 2015: the choice is simple

All the experts agree the 2015 general election is the most unpredictable for decades. New parties, like Ukip on the right and resurgent parties like the Scottish Nationalists and Greens…

Scandal or business as usual?

By Joy Macready 25 March 2015 Whose customers include drug barons, arms dealers, dictators, terrorists and blood diamond dealers? Why, a bank of course. Leaked documents from an ex-employee show…

War of words

By Bernie McAdam 21 March, 2015 “Sex Lessons at Five Under Labour”, “Sick Benefits – 75% are Faking”, “Immigrant Baby Boom” “Immigrant and Scrounging”… and so it goes on. Disgusting…