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  • The Road from Wigan's clear

    21st Jan 2020 by

    Our Brexit, or Theirs – the LeFT Campaign’s North West event on Saturday 18 January at Gerrard Winstanley House – named for Wigan’s most famous son of the English revolution – saw a big turnout by trade unionists and socialists from across the North west region and beyond.  As Tony Benn once remarked, there are… Read more

  • Dan Evans – Election Fallout

    15th Dec 2019 by

    Many Marxists on the British left, variously derided as lunatics, Stalinists, lexiters, cranks, warned that Labour’s liberal drift on Brexit would be disastrous, both electorally and in terms of trying to build an insurgent, socialist movement. Such warnings were ignored, and unfortunately, we all know how the election played out. Labour’s original position of respecting… Read more

  • Paul O'Connell – Why We Lost, How We Win

    12th Dec 2019 by

    “Intelligence enough to conceive, courage enough to will, power enough to compel. If our ideas of a new society are anything more than a dream, these three qualities must animate the majority of the working-people; and then, I say, the thing will be done”. – William Morris Why Labour has lost the election despite the… Read more

  • Which Side Are You On?

    7th Nov 2019 by

    The Brexit Party appeared on the UK political scene in January of this year. We ought to see it as an effect of the political impasse of the last three years; in particular, as a political grouping (it is hard to really see them as a party, seeing as they have so few policies) that… Read more

  • Dan Evans – Some Brief Thoughts on Wales and Brexit

    24th Sep 2019 by

    In the 2016 EU referendum, unlike our Celtic cousins in Northern Ireland and Scotland, Wales voted to leave. There were significant regional variations in the vote. Welsh speaking rural areas of Gwynedd and Ceredigion voted to remain, alongside Cardiff and its hinterland, the Vale of Glamorgan. All of the former industrial areas of south and… Read more

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