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In Praise of Beethoven
Arthur C Clarke - A Very Modern Odyssey
Tackling Private Landlords
Investigating the Value Form
The Eternal Dark Heart of Empire
If You Build Them, They Will Come
People Power Wins Swift Victory for Striking Workers.
by Sean Robertson.
Paul Heaton is one of the UK ’s most successful singer-songwriters. He is now pursuing a solo career after enjoying success with The Housemartins and the Beautiful South. “The Point’s” Graeme McIver caught up with Paul on his recent tour to discuss politics, football, cycling, death threats and crisps!
Anti war and anti austerity activist Jonathon Shafi offers a view of the upcoming Radical Independence Conference.
Gillian Wales makes the case for supporting the BMA strike against the Con-Dem government's attack on their pensions.
Begun under Labour, continued under the SNP,the Curriculum for Excellence CfE) – spun as a radical and progressive reform – continues to cause massive concern amongst teachers and parents. Teacher Liz Walker has offered to try and get her head around it for The Point in an updated article first published by Democratic Green Socialist
Gary Fraser explores Steven Pinker's new book about the historical decline in violence
by Spacebound Ape
Windfall offset financing: A way forward on public ownership
I recently had an interesting conversation with a fellow socialist who was up visiting. We were talking about the potential for a left realignment in Scottish politics following a successful vote for independence in 2014. We agreed that there could be a shift to the left electorally and a general pubic mood to reverse the neo-liberal policies of the last thirty five years, and that opportunities would arise to raise the key question of public ownership both in the Scottish Parliament and the wider community.
New Democracy victory, but struggle looms
Irish socialist MEP Paul Murphy has been in Greece helping in the election campaign. The Point carries his post campaign blog detailing the election results, analysis and perspectives for the left in Greece.
Chronic Housing Crisis - UK Welfare Benefits slashed - Demonisation of Claimants
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