Tag Archives: Liberal Democrats

Should Workers Vote in the UK Elections?

I strongly believe that meaningful democracy can only truly be built from below, by cooperation between neighbours and direct, popular control over local resources. In the current electoral system in the UK, citizens basically allow all decisions to be made … Continue reading

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The 2015 Political Debate in the UK

The main issues in the 2015 general elections in the United Kingdom seem to be: the cuts to the government’s social spending under the Tory-LibDem coalition (and whether to continue with them to ‘deal with the deficit’ or to reverse … Continue reading

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‘Democracy’ in the UK and Europe

For those unfamiliar with the main political parties in the UK, this is my rough summary:   ‘Left’ Labour – social democrats and ‘social’ capitalists of the so-called ‘third way’ (S&D in Europe) Lib Dems – social democrats focussed more … Continue reading

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Left Unity: UK Organises Against Austerity

In England, all three main parties are fully signed up to an austerity agenda. The Left, divided and weak, has not yet been able to change the course of that debate, to make the case that it was not welfare … Continue reading

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