The decline of a serious intellectual culture in Scotland is a broader phenomenon. Robin McAlpine is founder of the Scottish think-and-do tank Common Weal Cross-posted from Robin McAlpine’s blog In some ways losing Tom Nairn […]
The global economic restructuring that began roughly four decades ago—often associated with the term Neoliberalism—has run its course. Jack Rasmus is author of ’The Scourge of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy from Reagan to Trump, Clarity […]
Piero Valmassoi, a policy expert specialised in the platform economy and sustainable urban mobility, reports for the Gig Economy Project on the debate of the European Parliament on Uber lobbying practices on Wednesday [18 January], […]
Throughout the EU whenever the Greens enter a government coalition they drop their moral posturing and become reactionary, power hungry politicians just like the rest. Hauke Benner is a former journalist and decade long activist […]
Ambulance workers went on strike today in the UK. The government wants to strip them of the right to strike. Read the article HERE.
Some of the fundamentals about the storming of the Brazilian Congress by the far-right on 8 January explained. Cross-posted from The Conversation UK Who was behind the storming of the Brazilian Congress? What we saw […]
Football star Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr FC for a record-breaking £172 million per year is the latest effort in using sport to remove the blood stains from the Gulf’s despotic petro-states. […]
The global capitalist system is failing society in just about every way imaginable. We have to hope decline is laying the foundations for a great leap forward. Ben Wray is co-ordinator of Brave New Europe’s […]
Bring basic resources like energy, water, railways, and the postal service into democratic public ownership, writes the former Labour leader. Read the article HERE.
The cracks in Spain’s post-Franco ‘democracy’ are becoming a chasm. Read the article HERE.