Was Venezuela Real Socialism?

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The latest reports from oil-rich Venezuela have their official rate of inflation approaching 10,000%. People are struggling to survive, capital controls are in place, people...

Ash Sarkar: A Reply to Brendan O’Neill

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According to the editor of Spiked, the right-wingers who criticised Ash Sarkar (the woman who said to Piers Morgan, 'I'm literally a Communist, you...

Hydra of Labour: Is Russia the beginning of the end for Corbyn?

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So there we have it, we finally know what it’ll take for Labour back-benchers to move on Corbyn. They’ve drawn a line in the...

More Fallacies Of The Left And Advice For Owen Jones

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The Adam Smith Institute finishes off their fallacies of the left. These arguments of the left have already been been debunked (many, many times)...

Are University Degrees Really Worth Their Cost?

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  A colleague of mine has two sons and a daughter all at University for the first time. Talk about triple whammy. To make matters...

Labour’s Early Day Motion Supporting Theresa May Over Skripal

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True, it's some on the Labour backbenches supporting and signing up to an EDM in support of Theresa May. But then they're doing so...

Complete Genius! *Smacks Forehead* Why Didn’t We Think Of This?

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As someone who was part of an insurgent British political party, one that never did win a Westminster seat directly and from a standing...

We Know Very Well That Trump Has Had A Child Out Of Wedlock

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I watch this American story with a sense of wonder. There's the pack in full cry after Donald Trump over a rumour that he...

Of Course Laura Murray Hates The Bourgeoisie – Aristocrats Always Do

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That both Tony Benn and his wife inherited large publishing fortunes is entirely true. That neither donated them to either the government or the...

So Here’s An Interesting Question About Grenfell Tower – How Much Was Sublet?

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That the Grenfell Tower fire was a tragedy is obvious. That lessons need to be learned is equally so. At which point, OK, which...