The UK housing debate is increasingly focused on who the housing system serves: the nation’s needs or vested interests that seek to preserve tenure-based wealth inequalities.
Tag Archives: socialism
Trade unions are about solidarity. The very name of our movement is symbolic of the fact that we are bound together by ties that go beyond nationality or location.
There’s an important fact that’s lost in the debate about economic policy. It’s that counter-cyclical policy is nothing like sufficient. Perhaps we need something radical.
Slavoj Zizek is accepted as left-wing, even a kind of Marxism, because most Marxists long ago abandoned the rational and material values of the social democratic Second International.
Left Foot Forward looks at the media’s reaction to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
At the weekend, the Green Party took a formal step forward to solidify that position, as their spring conference in Nottingham voted with a majority of 71% to amend its constitution to commit to social justice and the “transformation of society for the benefit of the many not the few”. Their constitutional amendment should help strengthen their position as the only significant party to the left of Labour.
Dr Kailash Chand OBE highlights the global nature of the occupy movement by showing its links with the Anna Hazare anti-corruption movement in India.
We continue the countdown of the ten best videos of 2011 with Owen Jones versus the public sector strikers.
Dionyssis Dimitrakopoulos argues that there is a role for the left in the EU, but it can’t take that up if it abdicates its voice.