GE2015: Analyse this – Barnaby Raine and Owen Jones

Barnaby Raine and Owen Jones speak at the opening session of They Don't Represent Us, 16th May 2015, on the implications of the 2015 election.
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Notes from the new world of Scottish politics

Neil Davidson analyses the historic election results in Scotland. Faced with a situation which is unmistakably a historic turning point, commentators can be tempted into an interpretative bidding war in which the significance of the...

The big lie: Some thoughts on ideology and the Tory victory

Joe Sabatini on ideology, fetishism, and 5 more years of Cameron. On Thursday 7 May, The English Tory Party won a shock victory that was utterly unpredicted and yet so predictable. Everything about the result...
Rabina Khan

Labour begins its post-election “fight for Britain” – by defending austerity in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets council demonstrates that an alternative to austerity is possible. It's a path that could rebuild Labour's fortunes, but as the party lurches back to the right and suspends a leading left-winger, it's one they refuse to...

#GE2015: Was Labour too left-wing?

Barnaby Raine takes on the battle for interpretation over Labour's failure. David Cameron possesses a deeply irritating ability to win. He performs as an archetype of his class; arrogantly he assumes victory, then the country...

Despair in England – hope in Scotland

rs21 first reaction to the UK General Election results. This is just the beginning of ongoing analysis. We hope readers will send in comment and pieces in the coming days. Against all predictions, the Tories have...
Houses of Parliament

Election results: rolling coverage

Welcome to our election night coverage, which we're planning to continue till 7am. rs21 stands in the tradition of socialism from below. In our view protests, strikes and demonstrations – and ultimately, revolutions...

Stop the Tories clinging on to power

There is a very real risk of the Tories clinging on to power in the event of a hung parliament, despite the majority of the country voting against them. The ground is being prepared for...

How should the left vote in the General Election?

Graham Campbell makes a case for how the left should vote tomorrow. Here I will argue for a policy of tactical, selective and conditional critical support for anti-austerity candidates and for parties that revolutionaries don't normally...

Doing politics differently: Kingsley Abrams in Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Graham Campbell interviews Kingsley Abrams, who left the Labour party at the beginning of this year, about his departure from Labour and the history of autonomous Black sections movement of which he is and...