Labour must transform into a more democratic party to bring about change. Let’s start with Brexit

Labour is a democratic socialist party and we want to see social change in the UK. We can only achieve this through democracy and we must work within the democratic institutions that we have.
Me must address all our problems, including Brexit

A Society for People, not Profits, is why we need Universal Basic Services.

Universal Basic Services definition: the provision of sufficient free public services, as can be afforded from a reasonable tax on incomes, to enable every citizen’s safety, opportunity, and participation.

Doesn’t sound too bad , does it?

Sexy Socialism? Why Socialism went wrong and came back sexier than ever.

Young, ‘sexy socialists’ are also pushing Marxism back into the student mainstream,” wrote Samuel Fishwick for the London Evening Standard in May 2017.

Yes, socialism is back on the map and it is no longer a dirty word.

Systemic Societal Change, Not Self-Care, Will Fix Our Nation’s Mental Health Crisis

Ending austerity, individualistic thinking and unstable employment must be the first steps to addressing the ever-growing epidemic of mental health.

Spanish Elections 2019: How did it come to this?

Spanish Elections 2019: How did it come to this?

The campaigns finished on Friday and this will give people their traditional day of reflection, before they make their decision on the Sunday in Spain’s most divided election in years.

Can the Feminist hype save Spain’s dying Left?

“The protest continued well into the night down the main avenues of Spain’s capital city, all the while the people eating in these restaurants were being waited on by women who probably couldn’t afford to strike.”

Why we should all support 8M, the Women’s Strike, in Spain

Since 2017, when 40,000 women ascended on Madrid the 8th March has become a big date in the Spanish calendar. 2018 was when it really hit it off with millions of women striking in the first ever 24 hour strike. Housewives hung out their aprons, next to the Spanish flags, in solidarity with their fellow strikers. Here is why, in 2019, it is more important than ever.

The Centre Strikes Back

The Centre Strikes Back   The end of February was quite an explosive time within the Parliamentary Labour ranks and over the coming weeks, it’s going to get worse in the branch and constituency meetings. Many people thought that the centrist dads would have given up the game and gone and joined the new IndependentContinue reading “The Centre Strikes Back”

Where to become an activist in Madrid.

“The fascists are on the rise ” scream the left and “Cultural Marxism is consuming our community ” say the ultra right catholics.

Whatever your political standing, you cannot deny that Madrid is a city that likes voicing its opinion.

Even if you are an English speaker you can get involved. It’s just knowing where to turn.

To the Left to the Left: or the Far right. Conflictive times in Spain

Will the new law stopping the glorification of fascism help the left wingers stay in power or will the right win over the Spanish public’s heart and convince them to put the past behind them?

Catalonia: Why can’t they have a referendum?

What is going on with Catalonia and why do they want independence? Is it the same as Scotland and are they really any different to the Spanish? Living in Madrid I am exposed to plenty of news, rumours, insults and praise for the region and its people, and I wanted to share and explore thatContinue reading “Catalonia: Why can’t they have a referendum?”