Personal view from an AF member. Was there ever a better time to show that our political system is not just unfair and dangerous, but…
An analysis of the effects of the Scottish independence referendum on class struggle in Scotland.
Our comrades in Red and Black Leeds take a look at Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the Labour Party leadership race.
Many on the left are talking up Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to become leader. This piece argues that we shouldn’t be taken in by yet another entry in the long line of ‘new hopes of the left’.
While many on the left look back at the 1945-51 Labour Government as a Golden Age, what did the party actually do while in power? And what lessons can we take for today?
Owen Jones accidentally says the most politically astute thing he will ever come out with.
We’re used to changes in welfare benefits happening so slowly and quietly you’d hardly notice them. So unless you’re getting benefit yourself, you might be forgiven for not even knowing that unemployment benefit and income support were put together as the Job Seekers Allowance in October 1996. Then there was Project Work, a Conservative experiment being tried out in 30 towns from last April onwards, continuing under the Labour government up to the present day.