Conservative Council Houses

We are learning that the Conservatives plan that a new government will be helping local authorities to build more houses and be providing land and buildings for conversion at below market value. Housing would then be able to be purchased by tenants after 10 to 15 years and the realised monies reinvested in housing. Allegedly… Read more

The Leaked Labour Manifesto

The leaked Labour Manifesto is (for me at least) refreshingly radical. It suggests that they may have taken a leaf out of Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything. This is a book due to be published in November but rumour has it that Labour have help from the same Bernie Sanders’ team…. Read more

Setting out to fail and controlling the consequences: the real purpose of the 2017 General Election

Since Theresa May’s Eureka moment while walking in North Wales the public have been told, relentlessly, that the reason she decided to break her many promises that there would be no early general election was because a victory for the Tories would strengthen her negotiating position in the forthcoming talks with the EU 27. This… Read more

The need for mutuality in the economy and society in general

I see the French Left – irrespective of vision – has repeated the mistake that robbed Jospin of the chance to run for the Presidency in 2002, namely, failure to agree on a single standard-bearer, given that Mélenchon got 19.6% and Hamon got 6.3%,which combined would have put the single standard-bearer ahead of Macron. The… Read more

Tactical 2017

We have added a page on our main menu with resources on how to vote tactically and hopefully defeat the Torys.  “Let June be the End of May!” The page is here. Please feel free to suggest other resources (by leaving a comment/reply) and they can be added to the page if deemed useful by… Read more