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Margaret Thatcher at Chequers

The woman who went to war for her class

Margaret Thatcher is remembered fondly by Britain’s elite. Stuart King explains why.

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Iran: crackdown on journalists as election nears

At least 14 journalists affiliated with reformist news outlets were arrested in Iran between 26 to 28 January  in the largest crackdown on the press since 2009, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Iranian authorities […]

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Future of the Community and Voluntary Sector

As a Radio Free Brighton volunteer and supporter of the Brighton New Left Initiative, I was happy to be invited to Transforming Local Infrastructures (TLI), a new Community and Voluntary Sector (CVS) project designed to empower and improve the many […]

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The danger of low horizons: a reply to Owen Jones

Luke Cooper replies to Owen Jones’ call for left unity Owen Jones’ contribution to the debate on the future of the left is timely. He rightly bemoans the divisions and infighting that plague the left. Taking his cue from the crisis in the Socialist […]

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The crisis in the SWP affects the entire left

Stuart King and Luke Cooper look at the issues behind the turmoil in the SWP

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Austerity’s Logic on Display

As the welfare bill passes with a 56 majority, Dan Edwards reflects on its murderous consequences

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The problem of ‘monopoly in the sphere of politics’

Simon Hardy reflects upon the post-war collapse of the radical left

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The forgotten legacies of Bolshevism

Is a democratic ‘Leninism’ possible, asks Simon Hardy

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