Monday, June 18, 2018
100 years on from some women getting the vote the class dimension to these struggles cannot be ignored. Working class women are faced with many more acute problems such as housing, access to child care, benefits and working conditions than middle class women. Whilst challenging sexism women can also find common cause with working class men in these struggles.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Labour's local election results in England showed a solid performance despite the efforts of the Tories, the media and attacks from within the party itself.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Review of Game Changer, the insider account of the 2017 General Election. Steve Howell was part of Corbyn's team and describes how a 20 point Tory lead was demolished by Corbyn and Labour. the eight week campaign changed the face of British politics.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Despite the challenges of being a small island with few natural resources, the US blockade and the collapse of support from the former socialist countries, Cuba has preserved the gains of the Revolution. It provides free universal healthcare, lifelong education and opportunities for all.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
A review of The Slaves of the Cool Mountains by Alan Winnington. Written in the late 1950s and based on his experience, Winnington describes the work of the Chinese Communists in winning over isolated peoples in remote areas of the country to socialism and the benefits that brought them.