Originally published in International Green Socialist The Insanity of Brexit debates. Forward The Marxist method of rising from the abstract to the concrete, concerns the construction of conceptual models (theory) which correspond to things which have material existence. In the political sphere of course, we are concerned with human social practices. Practices of course are […]
Happy Christmas all. I hope all of your seasonal wishes come true. The best, most festive wish for me, would be for the left in Scotland to update and announce again to the world its demand for a secular, fair and independent Scotland, fighting for and within a fair, equitable Europe. I know this isn’t […]
Ungagged asked me to write something about the current UK political rollercoaster so here goes. Though where do you even begin? For me it actually feels more like being trapped in a giant kaleidoscope with a new political pattern emerging almost every day. Yet nothing really changes.In a way UK politics has been held […]
As I flick from watching Liverpool handle a European competition in a far finer manner than Theresa May and the Tory Party to comments on social media, I am shocked, befuddled and amazed at the lack of any political insight by Members of Parliament of opposition parties. The call by the likes of Ian […]
Or the journey of a socialist YESSER to reluctant support for a no-deal Brexit. “Fanatics have their dreams/Wherewith they weave/A paradise for a sect/The savage too/ From forth the loftiest fashion of his sleep/Guesses at Heaven.” John Keates At the time of writing this nothing is certain but uncertainty. The business class and the elites who still […]
ResistBrasil Scotland writes an open letter to the international community, this group of women took action as soon as Bolsonaro was elected into power.