Privatisation has failed, renationalise the British railway.

The neoliberal, capitalist argument for privatising the railway was based on the flawed idea that the free market will bring innovation and efficiency to rail travel. This, however, is far from the reality that followed the privatisation of the railway which began with John Major’s government in 1994. The very nature of the rail system … Continue reading Privatisation has failed, renationalise the British railway.

On Labour’s positive policies for journalism

On Thursday, Jeremy Corbyn announced 10 new Labour policies to change the media. Such policies weren’t particularly surprising to see from the Labour leader whose relationship with the press has been… testy since he was elected. It’s good to see, however, that the policies, which aim to shake up Britain’s broken mainstream media, are positive … Continue reading On Labour’s positive policies for journalism

The Labour Party needs mandatory reselection

Well it’s been another dramatic week for the Labour Party. Four Labour MPs defied the whip and voted with the Tories on Tuesday night, effectively keeping May in power, sparking anger amongst Labour members and many Labour voters. Also, on Wednesday morning, senior Labour source John Woodcock resigned from the Labour Party to serve as … Continue reading The Labour Party needs mandatory reselection