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Election Analysis from the Left List

Left-wing coalition group Left List offer their verdict on the local elections.... [read more]

Vote Livingstone For Mayor

Steve Jones on why Londoners must vote for Ken despite his flaws.... [read more]

Ken is a Loss for London

Despite his flaws, Ken Livingstone was a mayor Londoners could be proud of.... [read more]

A "Partisan and Right-Skewed Press"

Matt Genner examines the reasons behind the right-wing bias in the mainstream media.... [read more]

This Week in the Media: Government Private Sector Bailouts, and the Furore Over Sharia

David Floyd believes the government's bailout of multibillon-pound private-sector companies is a big waste of everyone's time and money.... [read more]

Health and Humanity: Conclusion

A healthy human, with a foundation of biopsychosocial health, could hope to find their purpose in life... [read more]

Why Will Labour Not Readmit Me?

On 12th May, I re-joined the Fabian Society and the Christian Socialist Movement, writes David Lindsay... [read more]

Socialism and Christianity

David Benbow compares the tenets of Christianity with Socialist theory... [read more]

UK Riots: Crackdown will solve nothing

As expected the state is warming to the task of cracking down hard, as they like to put it, on looters/rioters past, present and future. Cameron and May have been strutting around talking tough about what they are going to do. ... [read more]

Miliband: The Knives are Already Being Sharpened

Now that the dust has settled on Ed Miliband's surprise victory in the Labour leadership election, Michael Prior considers the challenges facing the new leader as he seeks to move the party away from Blairism.... [read more]

London Tube Violence: Workers Get it in the Neck, Boris to Blame

Rick Grogan on how Boris Johnson's poorly-implemented Tube drink ban meant Underground workers faced abuse, vandalism and violence. ... [read more]

Let's Put People before Profits - If not now, then When?

Noel Hatch attributes Labour's electoral demise to its total abandonment of an egalitarian agenda.... [read more]