As Blair prepares to hand over the leadership of the Labour
Party to Brown, opinion polls reveal how low support for Labour has fallen. We
face the real prospect of a return of the Tories at the next general election.
Blairism has failed abysmally and it is time to change course and adopt genuine
The World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University has carried out what it declares the 'most comprehensive study of personal wealth ever undertaken'. Unsurprisingly it concludes that the wealthy few are getting richer and richer at our expense.
All the figures on the British economy reveal the underlying sickness of the whole system. The indebtedness of the population has reached record levels. Now all the signs are there of a coming serious slowdown. This is what Gordon Brown will inherit as he prepares to become the next Labour Prime Minister.
Over 100 students and trade unionists welcomed John McDonnell to the University of East Anglia on the 9th February. The large turnout from what is an extremely ‘depoliticised' campus, clearly demonstrated that the youth are not apathetic.