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Who are the “Working Class” today?

The subject of Social Class is an area where angels fear to tread, but in these times of deep fragmentation of the UK political Left, it is time to look at what the “Working Class” means to Socialists in the 21st Century. As I write, and the news about PM Boris Johnson’s planned prorogation of […]

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The Politicians are behaving like children – Pt1

https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/8ahs9m/June_pod_pt1_Mixdown2.mp3 Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean We have 5 pieces for you: From Laura Lundahl who talks about immigration in the UK and is titled “Goodbye you bigoted woman – The tears of Theresa May’s victims should get far more attention that her’s did”. Mhairi Hunter muses on Trump’s State Visit to the UK, Philip Hammond’s seeming […]

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Media Island, Reparations, and the Racism of the Old (White) Guard

What happens when a media organization formerly run by white men who claim to be radical leftists falls into the hands of a black woman? Do they accept the change in ownership and move on with their lives? Do they offer their support and encouragement at this opportunity to promote a much-needed space for women […]