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Corbyn on Red Clydeside

The Corbyn rally in Glasgow Fruitmarket last Friday by Cailean Gallagher in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign In 1919 the Fruitmarket in Glasgow was used to store six tanks shortly before they rolled into George Square to quell striking workers.

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Corbyn on Red Clydeside

The Corbyn rally in Glasgow Fruitmarket last Friday by Cailean Gallagher in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign In 1919 the Fruitmarket in Glasgow was used to store six tanks shortly before they rolled into George Square to quell striking workers.

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Report from the Fringes

Campaign stall in central Oxford by Orlando Lazar in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I’m speaking from the periphery of the campaign – the odd afternoon of leafleting, a couple of evenings on the phones. The centre, where the organising

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Report from the Fringes

Campaign stall in central Oxford by Orlando Lazar in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I’m speaking from the periphery of the campaign – the odd afternoon of leafleting, a couple of evenings on the phones. The centre, where the organising

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Inside the Corbyn Campaign

The Oxford Left Review brings you a series of blog articles from activists with Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership, from Oxford and around the UK. Latest: Young but not stupid by Lotte Boumelha   Speaking to the heartlands

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Inside the Corbyn Campaign

The Oxford Left Review brings you a series of blog articles from activists with Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership, from Oxford and around the UK. Latest: Young but not stupid by Lotte Boumelha   Speaking to the heartlands

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Dominic Davies: Capital, A Portrait of Twenty-First Century Delhi (Review)

Rana Dasgupta (2014), Capital, A Portrait of Twenty-First Century Delhi, 1st edition, Canongate Books, Edinburgh, 512pp. In the last few years, anglophone writing about India has turned, with astonishing frequency, to a new and highly readable genre. Acclaimed historian and writer

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Dominic Davies: Capital, A Portrait of Twenty-First Century Delhi (Review)

Rana Dasgupta (2014), Capital, A Portrait of Twenty-First Century Delhi, 1st edition, Canongate Books, Edinburgh, 512pp. In the last few years, anglophone writing about India has turned, with astonishing frequency, to a new and highly readable genre. Acclaimed historian and writer

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Corporate Taxation to Reduce Inequality

 A Toy Model and Its Implications Historically, various controversial tax systems have been imposed to reduce inequality, from the Roman effort in the third century B.C. to limit the personal wealth of individuals, to David Lloyd’s George’s ‘People’s Budget’, announced

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Corporate Taxation to Reduce Inequality

 A Toy Model and Its Implications Historically, various controversial tax systems have been imposed to reduce inequality, from the Roman effort in the third century B.C. to limit the personal wealth of individuals, to David Lloyd’s George’s ‘People’s Budget’, announced

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The Shifting Ground of Christopher Hitchens

In his account of the attacks on the World Trade Centre, British-Pakistani Journalist Tariq Ali, a former comrade and admirer of Christopher Hitchens, expressed his newfound disillusionment: “On 11 September 2001, a small group of terrorists crashed the planes they

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The Shifting Ground of Christopher Hitchens

In his account of the attacks on the World Trade Centre, British-Pakistani Journalist Tariq Ali, a former comrade and admirer of Christopher Hitchens, expressed his newfound disillusionment: “On 11 September 2001, a small group of terrorists crashed the planes they

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Replicating Prejudice in the LGBT Community

Take Up The Gay Man’s Burden Insofar as the left seeks to dismantle a network of privileges accrued by certain social groups, the LGBTQ community is usually assumed to be firmly on side. At Oxford, where the radical left can

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Replicating Prejudice in the LGBT Community

Take Up The Gay Man’s Burden Insofar as the left seeks to dismantle a network of privileges accrued by certain social groups, the LGBTQ community is usually assumed to be firmly on side. At Oxford, where the radical left can