The year of cataclysm for the NHS

December 18, 2012 12:32 am Leave your thoughts

It has been a big year for the English health service, for the wrong reasons. With so much happening so fast, Alex Nunns of the NHS Support Federation pulls together the strands to explain what is really going on in the NHS

Copying our neighbour’s work ethic

December 16, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

I may be guilty of being unkind towards David Cameron, but I take his comments on emulating German industry under the suspicion that he is being his usual 'selective' self when referring to our European neighbours, Karl Davis explains

Lenin on Marxism and Bourgeois Democracy

December 12, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

In chapter seven of "'Left-Wing' Communism: an Infantile Disorder" Lenin addresses himself to the ultra-left claim that socialists should no longer work with or be members of bourgeois parliaments. Thomas Riggins explains.

The Gift of Death

December 11, 2012 10:13 am Leave your thoughts

Every year we splurge on pointless, planet-trashing products, most of which are not wanted. Why not just bake them a cake, asks George Monbiot.