Issue 89

Jeremy Corbyn has transformed the landscape of political debate and he is doing the right thing when thousands attend his rallies and Blair berates him for all sorts of so-called fantasy politics. The latest edition has 23 articles, editorial comment, a thanks to Henry McCubbin, book reviews and comment from Vladimir McTavish.


Corbyn's win means the SNP no longer can argue it needs to dominate in Holyrood to protect Scotland from the Tories.

Remembering Jimmy Reid and his Legacy

Shop Stewards never called for supporting strike action but asked for solidarity and financial support, which came globally.

Thanking Henry McCubbin

A big thank you to Henry McCubbin, longstanding member of our Editorial Committee!

Editorial – Change the World

Matthew Crighton and Eurig Scandrett provide the guest editorial for this edition’s themed articles

Unions essential for a just economy

Richard Leonard argues unions will play their part in bringing about the needed change

Transitions to a sustainable economy

Richard Dixon lays out what needs to be done in energy generation and consumption

Fighting capitalist climate change

Chris Baugh sets out the PCS union’s green credentials

A healthy transition to sustainability

Gerry McCartney on human health and wellbeing and the choices we must make

Democratic and accountable banks

Gemma Bone and Ric Lander outline the how and why of democratic capital

A balanced energy policy

Dave Watson argues sensible state planning in energy supply is essential to end market madness

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