John Street’s Diary May 30

Published: May 30, 2014
Written by John Street

Last week’s elections saw a feeding frenzy among the mainly Tory media about the leadership of Ed Miliband, despite some significant Labour gains. A far more pertinent question concerns the …

John Street’s Diary April 4

Published: April 4, 2014
Written by John Street

“The Budget pretended to be fiscally neutral, but the big point… is that permanent tax giveaways are being paid for by temporary tax takeaways and as yet unspecified further spending …

Thatcherism: a complete failure?

Published: March 27, 2014
Written by Andrew Rosthorn
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After thirty years at the helm of Lobster, the magazine that investigates conspiracies and deep politics, Robin Ramsay has used his editorial column The View from the Bridge this month …

Cary Gee

Published: March 23, 2014
Written by Cary Gee

Decriminalisation means more safety for sex workers

Cat Smith

Published: March 22, 2014
Written by Cat Smith

On jobs, health, safety – you can’t trust the Tories

Disabled to be hit by fund axing

Published: March 21, 2014
Written by Ian Hernon

The abolition in June of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) will hit the quality of life of 18,000 disabled people, ministers have been warned.