Time for Labour to Confront the Alternatives

Jeremy Corbyn

RABBIL SIKDAR “Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself.” Tony Benn like many on the left believed that social change came from social movements, the organisation of ordinary people, collectivising their…

Neoliberal Media Tampers With Democracy

Neoliberalism Media and Democracy

RABBIL SIKDAR “If you are not careful the newspapers will have you hating the people who are oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” Those were the words of Malcolm X meant for fighting racism in the…

Echoes of ’92 as Conservatives Stage Electoral Coup

Echoes of 1992

SANJOY BANERJEE Twenty-three years ago, Spitting Image deftly captured the extent of the electoral coup the Conservative Party had just pulled off, in a sketch which showed then prime-minister John Major and his Tory acolytes trashing No.10 Downing Street in…