Donald Trump’s Useful Idiots

The people of America were overwhelmingly told that Clinton was the only acceptable and experienced enough candidate to become President, despite this, Donald Trump is now the President of the United States of America. Insane! Up until a couple of weeks ago I would have told you that Clinton was going to become the next…

Owen Jones Now Supporting Hillary Clinton

Owen Jones has demonstrated once again how little understanding he has of the social and political forces currently at work by calling for Sanders supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton. He writes: Undoubtedly, the vast majority of Sanders’ supporters will vote for Hillary Clinton, despite a media focus on those pledging to do otherwise. Yes,…

Why Sadiq Khan’t Stop Supporting the 1%

The last couple of weeks have been tumultuous for the Labour Party, to say the least. Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-austerity message has made significant gains at the polls, despite the best efforts of Labour right wingers to smear the left of party with accusations of anti-Semitism. One of the biggest wins for Labour was the election…

Can the European Union Be Reformed?

On June 23rd the In-Out EU referendum will take place in the UK, the first time the British electorate has been able to vote on continued membership of the EU since the referendum on membership of the European Economic Community (EEC) in 1975. Labour, Greens, the SNP, and Plaid Cymru are all campaigning for an…

The Fight For Queen’s Road Medical Centre

As part of the campaign to save Queen’s Road Medical Centre (QRMC), over 200 people turned out for a public meeting held at Leicester University last Thursday. The closure of QRMC was announced in January when residents of Knighton were sent a letter (mis)informing them that their local GP, Dr Lenten, wanted to take early…

Campaigning Against War

On February 6, Leicester Socialist Students joined with other campaigners from the group “Leicester Against War” to hold a protest outside the constituency office of Labour MP Keith Vaz (Leicester East). Vaz is one of the two Labour MP’s in Leicester to have voted for the bombing of Syria, the other MP being the notorious…