Should Socialists Get Behind the Scottish Independence Movement?
By far the biggest political issue in Scotland right now is the question of independence from the United Kingdom—the political entity made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Natasha DrakeJuly 20, 2018
‘Grave and Systemic Violations’ of the Rights of the Disabled in the UK
Both Conservatives and New Labour have made the lives of disabled miserable — cutting benefits, creating arbitrary tests, and driving many to their deaths.
Natasha DrakeMay 10, 2018
The ‘Corbyn & the Commie Spy’ Story Proves the Establishment is Losing Hope
The latest big story from Britain’s reliably right-wing press goes something like this: Jeremy Corbyn, the lefty leader of the Labour Party, passed information to a Czechoslovakian spy during the Cold War.
Natasha DrakeFebruary 26, 2018
Forgetting Grenfell: the Neoliberal Narrative
The Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 was arguably one of the greatest tragedies to befall the British working class this century. Grenfell Tower momentarily stripped capitalism of its disguises, leaving it naked and exposed for the world to see.
Natasha DrakeFebruary 5, 2018