This section of Look Left offers an opportunity for discussion among principled leftwing activists to discuss the lessons of working class and progressive campaigns with the aim of the developing evermore successful strategies. Opinions expressed are those of the authors.
Social Democracy has paid the price for its capitulation to financialisation. Now, writes Yanis Varoufakis, a reinvigorated Left must show the way forward.
Tom Morrison argues that Independence will result in division not progress During the Scottish independence referendum campaign, Scottish Communists argued that what was on offer from the Scottish National Party (SNP) was a “fake independence”. SNP’s White Paper on independence, which was presented as a blueprint for the governing of
The Scottish Left must show its own way to independence and not repeat the mistakes of Ireland, writes David Jamieson The outcome of the Scottish independence referendum tells the story of a British state rapidly haemorrhaging legitimacy and of a Scottish political landscape in rapid flux. Support for independence, assumed
Distinguished Marxist scholar Erik Olin Wright spoke to the LookLeft Forum on 2nd March on the topic of ‘Realising a Left Alternative’. Erik spoke on three different ideas of how social change will be achieved: the ruptural (revelutionary), interstitial (cooperative) and symbiotic (social democratic) approaches. He outlined his own approach