Monthly Archives: July 2017

Graham Stewart owes me an apology

t BBC Scotland’s Graham Stewart owes me an apology, but I won’t be getting one if it’s up to him. I think it’s worthwhile addressing why I am blogging about this since any apology I do get will be insincere. … Continue reading

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I AM NOT AN ENTRYIST. I’M A FREE MAN/WOMAN!

Yesterday, I made the case for all Marxists, at least in England, joining Labour immediately: here. In that article, I recommended we refer to ourselves as ‘Marxists’, rather than a subdivision of this group, specifically ‘Leninist’ and ‘Trotskyist’. I promised … Continue reading

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Marxists and Jeremy Corbyn

Karl Marx said he wasn’t a Marxist, but I am. At any rate, I try to be. When Marx insisted he wasn’t a Marxist, he was of course joking. What he meant to say was that if many of those … Continue reading

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All English socialists should join Labour

I have tweeted about this, but want to set out my thinking in more depth than can be squeezed into even a long string of 140 character tweets. I deliberately qualified this appeal to English socialists. I did that because … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn’s broad church

This is an interesting intervention from Paul Mason. The left needs to debate what is going on here. Paul Mason concedes he’s not a Marxist, dodging the question of whether he used to be one. What is key though is … Continue reading

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