Category Archives: Viewpoint

How can Greens and wider Left in Wigan best mount a challenge to Labour & UKIP at next year’s elections and beyond?

Greece’s ‘Coalition of the Radical Left’ Syriza (photo of their recent Conference shown above) which has grown in the last five years to become the country’s largest political party; Denmark’s Red-Green Alliance; Spain’s Podemos, and here in England, Lewisham’s People Before Profit coalition (there … Continue reading

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Join Fight Against Fracking or Live in Fracking Hell!

Doreen & John Stopforth, who just coincidentally, I was in Wigan with yesterday, and are featured in this cartoon video, should consider themselves comparatively lucky! The area where they live, between Preston and Southport, is only going to be blighted … Continue reading

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Camp Frack 2 Makes Big Splash in the Rain!

“Not a great turnout due to weather, but we all had a great time, and I’m sure some good stuff will come out of it in the next few months. I’m getting a really good buzz about it, rather like the anti-roads … Continue reading

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Sign up to Support Ken Loach’s Appeal

The welfare state is being dismantled by the coalition government, bringing great suffering to the most vulnerable in society and eroding the living conditions of millions of ordinary people. Worse still, the Labour Party is not presenting a strong opposition … Continue reading

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Let’s Get the Party Started!

The current TUSC model has failed, argues Nick Wrack The 62 votes obtained by the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition in the March 1 Eastleigh by-election should cause everyone to reflect. It is not just a matter for supporters of … Continue reading

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United Response from the Left required to the Crisis We are Facing!

Video footage of Nick Wrack of the Independent Socialist Network speaking at the recent “Socialist Organisation & Democracy Today” meeting in Manchester organised by the Anticapitalist Initiative, Socialist Resistance and the Independent Socialist Network. The meeting brought together activists from … Continue reading

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Camp Frack 2 – No to Fracking – Yes to One Million Climate Jobs – 10th/11th/12th May

Confirmed on Friday, Camp Frack 2 will take place on the weekend of the 10th/11th & 12th May at a ten acre site adjacent to the Leisure Lakes Complex at Mere Brow near Tarleton, Lancashire (between Preston & Southport). PLEASE … Continue reading

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