Ben Lewis reviews Labour Representation Committee’s ‘A people’s agenda: a pamphlet for the general election 2010’* pp12, donation
The Labour Representation Committee has been stepping up its activity for the election. A campaign of the Labour left whose most prominent leader is John McDonnell MP, the LRC is unsurprisingly calling for a Labour vote across the board to ‘keep the … read this post
The dispute over taxation shows the bourgeois establishment’s poverty of ideas, argues James Turley
As the election campaign gets into full swing, many of the initial exchanges have all been linked to one issue – changes to the Britain’s tax system.
The first flashpoint came out of the recent budget – Labour plans a small hike in employers’ national insurance … read this post
Prepare for a political fightback, writes James Turley
On Saturday April 10, thousands are to gather in central London to march in defence of public services. The march is supported by all the major trade unions, and the organised left is, of course, expected to be out in force.
It is not difficult to see why. The election campaign is … read this post
With Tory confusion on the economy, the general election looks to be very close, writes James Turley
Alastair Darling’s budget was in effect the opening shot in Labour’s election campaign and, given the global economic crisis, he made a fair fist of it. As everyone knows, he had to promise financial responsibility, while offering a few sweeteners to voters.
The … read this post