Where We Leftists Went Wrong

BY BEN PENSANT Lord Corbyn may have been perfect in every way but ultimately he was just too nice. And there’s no better example of this too-niceness than his attempts to appeal to normal people instead of targeting lunatics. It pains me to say it, but as thrilling as it was abusing people on the internet for four years, I now realise that instead of … Continue reading Where We Leftists Went Wrong

More Concessions Required

CSM EDITORIAL The decision taken by the Brexit Party to not stand in the 317 seats won by the Conservatives in 2017 is a big step forward towards Brexit and something this magazine has campaigned for of late: “It seems nonsensical that people will vote for the Brexit Party in seats where they will split the vote and let a Liberal Democrat or Labour candidate … Continue reading More Concessions Required

A Message to The Left

BY JORDAN ROGERS An interesting question posed to me earlier was this: “Is reactionary thought spreading like wildfire, or is it just suddenly more vocal?” It’s a thought-provoking enquiry, but not one that holds much importance. The real question is this: “With the prominence of the right, how will the left respond?” On the U.S. front, the Republicans control both the House and the Senate (albeit … Continue reading A Message to The Left

The Farage Overreaction

BY SAM WHITE I don’t know what to call them anymore. Progressives? Obviously not. Liberals? I sense no liberalism in their approach to dissent. Regressive left? Control left? However you refer to them, the response of some parts of the left wing to Monday’s horrific events in Berlin and Ankara was remarkable. Try Labour MP Jess Phillips’ Twitter timeline. You’ll find that quite some effort … Continue reading The Farage Overreaction