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Michael Chessum

Michael Chessum is a socialist activist and writer based in London. His book This Is Only The Beginning is out now with Bloomsbury.

Articles

Keir Starmer Doesn’t Care That You’re Angry With Him
Michael Chessum
All roads lead to pyrrhic victory.
Are Actual Leftwing Parties About to Give Labour a Run for Its Money?
Michael Chessum
There’s a first time for everything.
Tory Blunders Give Striking Workers a Chance to Win
Michael Chessum
They've given trade unions the gift of unity.
Generation Left Rejected History. Does It Have a Future?
Michael Chessum
A lack of political memory could be the left’s kryptonite.
Chile’s Proposed New Constitution Could Be a Nail in the Coffin of Neoliberalism
Michael Chessum
And that's why the right are trying to kill it at birth.
Does It Even Matter How Labour Does in the Local Elections?
Michael Chessum
Many councillors will become apologists for cuts they end up implementing.
What Next for Chile, Now Gabriel Boric Has Won?
Michael Chessum
The new president will have to keep his promises in the face of sabotage by international capital.
Chile Was the Birthplace of Neoliberalism. This Election Could Bury It
Michael Chessum
A radical socialist runs for president against a Pinochet-imitator.

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