Red stars and dead Russians

The Editor, Gregor Gall, reflects on the October revolution in Russia which would spark revolutions around Europe, mostly obviously in Italy (1919-1920) and Germany (1918-1923).

Poets’ progressive page

Following the Jimmy Reid annual lecture by Jeremy Corbyn MP in October last year, we publish two poems about Jimmy Reid.

VLADIMIR McTAVISH’S KICK UP THE TABLOIDS


Vladimir McTavish can never remember a year where he felt less optimistic about the future!

Back to future & forward to past

The Editor sets out why Jeremy Corbyn is the Labour leader that many on the left have been wanting - and waiting for.

16 days against gender-based violence

Carole Ewart outlines the rationale of the on-theme articles

VLADIMIR McTAVISH’S KICK UP THE TABLOIDS

Copy deadlines dictate that I am writing this article more than a week in advance of the US presidential election. That aside, the timing of this edition’s theme could not have been more apt. The theme of marking sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence comes at a time when a high-profile court case frees a...

The Editor

Gregor Gall, reflects on the impact of party membership being back in vogue

Feedback

Maggie Chetty speaks out as a grassroots activist, keenly involved in the independence campaign over decades.

Poets’ page

Three political poems

VLADIMIR McTAVISH’S KICK UP THE TABLOIDS

Vladimir tries to understand why Labour is having a leadership election on the wrong side of the border.