Reactionary Socialism

Above: Reactionary Socialism in action By Johnny Lewis Labour and Brexit For Labour the 2015 election may well prove as significant as the Liberals’ 1924 defeat which signified their eclipse by Labour. Certainly this fate was signalled by the psephologists post ’15 analysis of Labour’s 2020 prospects. They concluded Labour needed to win 100 seats […]…

Brexit threat to workers’ rights

Originally posted on Shiraz Socialist:
 Illustration: Steve Bell (Guardian) By Prof Keith Ewing (This article first appeared in – of all places – the pro-Brexit Morning Star, on January 31 2017) It’s not possible for the Tories to both protect workers’ rights and satisfy their red line demand that the European Court of Justice should…

John F. Kennedy (On being free — Cristian Mihai)

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a […]…