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'Don't mourn, organise' – OK, but how?

The left must re-think its strategy and methods of organisation after the election, writes Michael Calderbank – not just throw ourselves back into the same schemes that aren't working

Mythbuster: Health warning

By repackaging privatisation as ‘reform’, the government has tried to sell voters the idea of dismantling the health service. Jacky Davis exposes the main marketing myths behind the NHS giveaway

Essay: The death of international development

‘Development’ has failed to deliver. The reason, Jason Hickel argues, is that development organisations have failed to address the structural drivers of poverty

We need to reclaim the power, now more than ever

Kara Moses explains the issues behind the upcoming Reclaim the Power climate action camp at Didcot power station

After the election: picking up the pieces
Without pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will is useless, writes Luke Cooper

Left Unity: 'It will take time to establish a credible left party in Britain, but it's possible'
James O'Nions spoke to Left Unity parliamentary candidate Simon Hardy about his campaign – and the party’s prospects

Don't criminalise, organise!
Katie Cruz speaks to Melissa Gira Grant, US journalist and former sex worker

A new Magna Carta
Scotland’s radical independence movement should be a wake-up call for the British left, argues Anthony Barnett. The time is ripe for a return to the call for constitutional reform

Editorial: Reinventing politics
Not even the most favourable electoral outcome is likely to deliver what is needed, writes Michael Calderbank

The pitchforks are coming
Red Pepper speaks to Lisa McKenzie, the candidate taking Class War to Tory Essex


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Udita: the women garment workers standing up for themselves

Tansy Hoskins takes a look at Udita, the new film from acclaimed documentary makers Rainbow Collective about female garment workers in Bangladesh

Art failure: the battle at the National Gallery

Nim Ralph reports on how workers at the National Gallery are fighting back against privatisation

Classic book: Open Veins of Latin America

Grace Livingstone looks back at Open Veins of Latin America: Five centuries of the pillage of a continent, by Eduardo Galeano





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