Banking on Brexit: Is a Pro-remain Platform Enough to Win Canterbury?
by Louis Matheou
This Election Campaign Showed the Left’s Power. Win or Lose We Must Continue to Build a Socialist Future
by Grace Blakeley
How Corbyn’s Labour Changed the Minds of Young Scottish Voters
by Lauren Gilmour
Has Nigel Farage’s Climbdown Guaranteed a Tory Win in the South Coast’s Most Brexit Town?
by Natalie Leal
The Only Way is Tory? Resisting the Inevitable in the Conservative Heartlands of Essex
by Oliver Durose
The Tories have been astoundingly successful at reframing cruelty as mere fatalism, argues Labour candidate Oliver Durose. In Essex and across the country the belief that inequality, injustice and unfairness are simply inevitable has permeated the consciousness of both its victors and its victims. We must change this.
Why Labour’s Tax Plans Will Be a Sharp Shock for Corporate Tax Avoiders
by Iwan Doherty
Back to Batley and Spen: Labour Is up Against Apathy in Jo Cox’s Former Constituency
by Ethan Shone
Don’t Trust the Polls, Labour Could Still Win This Election
by Bart Cammaerts
The way in which polling is conducted in this country is fundamentally flawed, writes Bart Cammaerts. Almost all the polls were inaccurate in 2015 and 2017, and during the EU-referendum more than half predicted the wrong result. Why should we believe them this time around?
Pandering Won’t Solve Labour’s Brexit Problem
by Michael Chessum
I Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. Here’s Why I Can’t Vote for the Tories
by Ammaarah Zayna
The Future Is Unwritten: In These Final Few Days, Every Conversation Matters
by James Meadway
Beg Your Granny: In Scotland, Young People are Helping Labour Fight Perceptions of its Past
by Simon Roach
The electoral dynamics in Scotland are very different from those in the rest of the UK, but its 59 seats are often decisive in a general election. To win, Jeremy Corbyn must both cut through the veneer of SNP progressivism and see off the Tories. Simon Roach reports on how young people are trying to help him do this.
Austerity Was an Attack on Our Self-Esteem. We Deserve Better – Let’s Not Talk Ourselves Out of It
by Phil Jones
Predatory, Poisonous, Vacuous. To Understand Boris Johnson Start With the Spectator
by Aaron Bastani
The Spectator, like Johnson, reveals much that is wrong with British politics, argues Aaron Bastani. Elite capture by the billionaire class; the disintegration of any barrier, and thus accountability, between media and politics; the evacuation of any core values beyond opportunism and self-enrichment; a predatory disposition to the public at large.
How Much Difference Could Northern Ireland Make in The UK General Election?
by Patrick Geddis
Seven seats are up for grabs in Northern Ireland, with the DUP likely to lose out in several of them. What is this likely to mean for the UK as a whole?
Against the Death Cult: We Must Not Let Ruthless Ideologues Destroy the Climate and Kill Us All
by Eleanor Penny
We are over the brink, argues Eleanor Penny. People have already lost their lives to disasters rooted in fossil-fuel dependent extractive capitalism. But its not too late to break the stranglehold if we act now against the rightwing politicians and fossil fuel companies who are personally invested in destroying our planet.
Why a Great Corbyn Campaign Is Good News for Bernie Sanders
by Jake Woodier
For the first time in a long time, there are significant social forces on both sides of the Atlantic working to build a cross-pollinating international movement, writes Jake Woodier, while also waging their own campaigns embodying a major push-back against the forces of far-right neoliberal capital.