Black Bloc: A Misguided Tactic for June 30 By Maeve McKeown

28 June 2011 — New Left Project

On March 26, a movement that has existed for several decades but has largely been absent from UK politics, known as ‘Black Bloc’, emerged from the shadows and scared the living daylights out of Middle England.  They blitzed central London, smashing the windows of the Ritz and the high street facades of corporate giants, threw paint and smoke bombs, and ran rings around the police.

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Libya Newslinks 19-20 May 2011

20 May 2011 —

20 May 2011

19 May 2011

A Humanitarian Intervention? by Richard Seymour, Edward Lewis

20 March, 2011 — New Left Project

Richard Seymour writes the blog Lenin’s Tomb and is the author of The Liberal Defence of Murder and The Meaning of David Cameron. Following the onset of military intervention in Libya, he spoke to NLP’s Edward Lewis about the motives underlying the operation and whether or not it can be justified.

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Labour victory in Oldham – the bigger picture By Luna 17

14 January, 2011 — New Left Project

Labour has increased its majority in Oldham East and Saddleworth. Yesterday’s by-election saw the party comfortably see off the Lib Dem challenge, taking 14,718 votes compared to the Lib Dem candidate’s 11,160 votes. This can safely be interpreted as what pundits call ‘a bloody nose’ for the coalition government. It has happened at a time of shifting fortunes nationally for the main parties.

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