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Referendum has nothing to offer

Trying to escape the maze

18 Apr 2019

With the polls looking disastrous and Brexit an ongoing failure, the Tories are deep in crisis. But they are not about to split the army and launch a civil war, writes Eddie Ford

Three centuries of oppression

11 Apr 2019

Review of ‘The Scottish clearances: a history of the dispossessed 1600-1900’ by Tom Devine; Allen Lane, 2018, pp463, £25

March for a national government

28 Mar 2019

Eddie Ford warns those on the left backing the People’s Vote campaign - be careful what you wish for

The government is missing

28 Mar 2019

As the clock ticks down, nobody is meaningfully in charge, writes Paul Demarty

Reactionary and dangerous

21 Mar 2019

Mike Macnair condemns Sajid Javid’s cheap grandstanding and critiques proposals to ‘modernise’ treason law

National government real danger

24 Jan 2019

With Theresa May paralysed, neoliberal MPs are preparing to ‘take back control’. Paul Demarty looks at Britain’s unfolding constitutional crisis

Preparing the final assault

17 Jan 2019

James Linney examines the fraud that is NHS England’s ‘long-term plan’

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt: another witch-hunt victim

17 Jan 2019

NEC refuses to endorse Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt in South Thanet, writes Carla Roberts

May's deal is dead as a dodo

17 Jan 2019

Paul Demarty asks what comes next after the crushing rejection of May’s Brexit deal by the Commons

Fall of the house of Osamor

06 Dec 2018

Kate Osamor’s resignation is a symptom of more serious political sicknesses, argues Jim Grant

Disappearing the welfare state

22 Nov 2018

Even that den of thieves, the United Nations, recognises the suffering imposed on the working class by the politics of austerity, writes Eddie Ford

Science, health and profit

22 Nov 2018

Exaggerated claims for artificial intelligence are being used to further the government’s agenda of privatised healthcare, says James Linney

Huddersfield and the causes of crime

25 Oct 2018

There is more at stake than criminal justice in the latest grooming scandal, argues Paul Demarty

Tinker, tailor, soldier, Marxist

25 Oct 2018

Lawrence Parker takes issue with some of the interpretations of Michael Bettaney’s life and ideas that have appeared down the years

A man of contradictions

06 Sep 2018

Michael Bettaney (Malkin) February 13 1950-August 16 2018

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