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Thatcher’s Legacy and the Fight for Socialism

By Ben Gliniecki Following the media attention on the recent death of Margaret Thatcher, the first meeting of the Marxist Discussion Group this Easter term attracted a good crowd of students and workers who were keen to discuss Thatcher’s real legacy and the fight for socialism today. Ben Gliniecki, secretary of the Marxist Discussion Group, […]

Why I’ll be Voting Labour in the Cambridgeshire County Council Elections

By Ben Gliniecki (Secretary, Cambridge Marxist Discussion Group) On the 2nd May 2013 Cambridgeshire residents will be going to the polls to elect their county councillors. These elections come at a time when Cambridgeshire County Council must make cuts of £37m this year, on top of £42m last year and £40m the year before in […]

Austerity and Sacrifice

With Britain now officially in the longest period of economic recession and stagnation in its history, this 1930s Labour poster is more relevant than ever. Commenting on the 2010 Budget, Guardian columnist Seumas Milne referred to “[an] iconic Labour movement cartoon from the early 30s, when another coalition came to power in the wake of […]