Left Wing Politics

Snowflakes Unite!

Holly Matthews | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK
Holly Matthews

I am well aware I am going to be called a lefty, liberal snowflake and be sent tweets about how Isis will bomb my family (and yes, I have had that tweeted to me before!) but it starts with us connecting as human beings and doing what's right.

Trump And Clinton - America's Socio-Cultural Schizophrenia

Tony Sobrado | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

The United States of America is a vast country. It is inhabited by over three hundred million people and it's arguably the most diverse country on ear...

The Left Need to Get Behind Corbyn... and Be Prepared If He Loses

Jonathan Rimmer | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics
Jonathan Rimmer

I'd urge anybody on the left that thinks the post-Brexit coup was a good idea to get real... David Cameron is leaving a country that is among the most unequal in Europe and where food bank use is at a record high. It's Labour's job to point out these failures - that's literally what the party is supposed to be for.

The Left and the EU

Matthew Bevington | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Politics
Matthew Bevington

The upcoming EU referendum in the UK is considered to be almost exclusively an issue for the political Right. It is automatically assumed that left-wing voters and thinkers will vote to stay in. This is not the case. I'm a left-wing voter and I will be voting to leave the EU.

The Left Is Going To Eat Itself

Alfie Brown | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Alfie Brown

The real reason why we were angry at Dapper Laughs is because he has a face. He personified a lot of the growing anger at 'lad culture' and we rejoiced in his demise. Achilles might be dead but Troy still burns. It is harder to hate things like UniLad.com and LadBible.com as they don't have a face

Two Years On: Has the Left Done Enough to Engage the Voices of the Riots Generation?

Holly Rigby | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Holly Rigby

The Left is also in desperate need of cultural renewal. The riots community has an impressive counter-cultural scene to accompany its voices of resistance, and its spoken word poets, hip hop artists, graphic designers, film-makers and performers should play a leading role in shaping a new Left in London and throughout the UK.

Scottish Independence – It’s Up to the Working Class.

Neil Scott | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Politics
Neil Scott

The Scots are very canny political animals. They vote for what makes life best for the majority, rather than the politics of the individual.