Bernie Sanders’ star is rising. Jeremy Corbyn recognises a kindred spirit. Sadly, one comrade of Bernie’s in the Democratic Socialists of America will not be around to cheer.
Well, well, well. It appears from recent revelations that the rich hide their money to avoid paying tax. My oh my! My flabber is gasted. Whoever would have thought it?
Zac Goldsmith, the Tories’ wunderkind and super-rich candidate for Mayor of London is looking more hopeless than hopeful as election day approaches.
Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to accept Billy Bragg’s invitation to address this year’s attendees at the Glastonbury Festival is significant. Can you imagine David Cameron appearing at Glastonbury?
The scandal beneath the revelations of the Panama Papers was only superficially to do with tax and little to do with law breaking. It was much, much more serious.
After spending a few weeks pondering how to vote in the European Union referendum, I thought I needed some light relief, so I’ve been considering Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity.
When I vote for Britain to remain in the European Union in June, and when I argue for the members of my union and others to do likewise in the …
How little some things change as President Jacob Zuma begins his fight to keep his job and possibly stay out of jail for corruption
How did it ever come to this? Junior doctors going on all-out strike, the first time this has happened in the history of the National Health Service.
The debate around electoral reform is one about democracy and the sort of democracy we wish to see across the United Kingdom.
Even a Chancellor of the Exchequer as innumerate as George Osborne, economics never his strong point, as many are able and willing to testify, should be able to tell the …
Jim Innes, a husband and father, a great stalwart of the Labour Party, and a friend to many, died last week. Our lives will be diminished.
“I’m Out and Proud”, declared Boris Johnson as he appealed to the LGBT community in Britain to vote “Leave” in the European Union referendum.
The stramash over Iain Duncan Smith’s post-Budget resignation has, albeit for good reasons, over-shadowed the sheer economic incompetence of George Osborne’s package.
Life on the lower decks of the Westminster ship of fools has been febrile indeed.
There is no reverse gear, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, told a sceptical audience of teachers in defence of the announcement that the English education system is to have an …
I was surprised that Rupert insisted I come along to help him celebrate his wedding to Jerry last month.
The paths of two much mis-underestimated, highly ethical individuals crossed recently
I remember feeling like this when Neil Hamilton sued Mohamed Al-Fayed for libel in 2001, or when George Galloway debated late-period neo-con Christopher Hitchens in New York in 2005: how …
Is former paratrooper Dan Jarvis stalking Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour Party leadership?
Jeremy Corbyn condemned the Budget as “the culmination of six years of his failures” which had “unfairness at its core”.
Earlier this month, I was fortunate to address Momentum’s first regional conference in Nottingham, on the anniversary of the miners’ strike that started 32 years previously
Without a surprising upset – and the possibility is fading– the United States is on the brink of the appalling prospect of a man unfit for Presidential office being chosen …