All posts tagged Labour Party

What are the lessons from the Miners’ Strike 30 years on?

Archived government papers from 1984, many personally annotated by Margaret Thatcher, have been released recently under the ‘thirty-year rule’, which allows some state secrets to be made public when the authorities deem it safe to do so. Unsurprisingly, they prove […]

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Looking back in anger – The Miners’ Strike 30 years on

With new papers released by the National Archives about the Miners’ Strike the Anticapitalist Initiative’s Chris Strafford caught up with Harry Paterson, author of the upcoming book Look Back in Anger: The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire 30 years on, to discuss […]

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The People’s Assembly: what might ‘building from below’ really mean?

Luke Cooper discusses the potential and pitfalls of this Saturday’s People’s Assembly Against Austerity The People’s Assembly has resulted in a considerable bout of energetic debate on the British left, ranging from the super-supportive, to the cynically-critical, and those, on […]

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Video: Owen Jones on class, austerity and socialism today

In the first of our Radical Voices interview series, Anticapitalists.org spoke to Owen Jones

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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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Osborne’s Autumn Statement hails more austerity

For the rich, not the poor. Osborne does it again, says John Bowman

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Tax strike! Recalling the Poll Tax Revolt

James Drummond looks back on the revolt against Thatcher’s flat tax

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