Since the introduction of universal suffrage, the gap between the world
of Westminster and the reality of people’s lives has never been greater.
In mid-February, when New Labour launched its election campaign, the
country was seized by a feeling of leaden gloom at the thought of
another three months of election...
On the weekend of the undemocratic elections in Iraq that are meant to
legalise the occupation of the country, International Socialist
Resistance (ISR) and Socialist Students organised a protest in London
outside the headquarters of Aegis Defence Services Ltd.
"Super-rich have doubled their money under Labour" was the headline in
The Guardian on 8 December, as the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
released a report graphically illustrating the widening gaps in wealth,
assets and life expectancy.