2015 Magazine

February 2015: Editorial, Britain Needs Good Jobs.  Looking back at a page of job advertisements from the Oldham Chronicle for 1979,  jobs of the sort that were wiped out by ThatcherismParliament and World War One: Compulsory Military Service, Froggy, Notes on the News, Liberty Equality Fraternity (Poem), Letter on Small Business, Parliamentary Notes: Rail Franchising, Ukraine, TTIP Trade Agreement, Listening to Italy, Plastered of Paris (poem). Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 254 – February 2015

March 2015: Editorial: What’s Labour For?; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Lost Employment in London; Creating Good Jobs; Parliamentary Notes; Is This The Way to Armageddon (poem); Small Big Men (poem); Listening to Italy. Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 255 March 2015

April 2015: Editorial,  Will this be the Last British Election?  The Scottish Nationalist are offering mild social-democracy of the sort the British Labour Party has abandoned.  Parliament and World War One: British Policy on the Balkans, Froggy, Listening to Italy, Notes on the News, Parliamentary Notes: British Military Aid for Ukraine, Six Spoofs in Woodrow Wilson’s famous Fourteen Points, Fascists and Anti-Fascists (poem), Sleepy Hollow (poem), Jihad’s Other God (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 256 – April 2015

May 2015: Editorial, Is this the Beginning of the End for the British State?  Cameron has won an election but lost the basis of the Union.   Parliament and World War One, Poem on the latest Royal Birth, Froggy, Mondragon Cooperative in Spain (part 1), Letter & Reply on Liberalism, Workplace Learning, Tweedledum (poem), Notes on the News, Unemployment (poem), Listening to Italy, Pensions.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 257 – May 2015

June 2015: Editorial: Election MythologyThe Tories won an absolute majority with just 37% of the vote.  Key Constituencies in the South WestParliament and World War One, Froggy, Mondragon Cooperative in Spain (part 2), Notes on the News, Addressing Power Imbalances in the Workplace by Frances O’Grady, Parliamentary Notes, Listening to Italy, Rampant Criminalisation (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 258 June 2015

July-August 2015: Editorial: Looking For A LeaderParliament And World War One Irish Home Rule, FroggyHuman Rights in the UK , Ukraine and legality, Parliamentary Notes, Notes on the News, Listening to Italy, Poems: Streetwise, Tears Without Boundaries.  Also available as a PDF, LA259 July-August 2015

September 2015: Editorial: What is a Real Opposition?  Parliament And World War One Irish Adminstration, FroggyParliamentary Notes, Notes on the News, Listening to Italy. Also available as a PDF, labour-affairs-260-september-2015

October 2015: Editorial: All Shook UpParliament And World War One Winston Churchill on planning the WarJeremy Corbyn and the leaving of NATO, Notes on the News, FroggyIs Britain’s Talent being wasted?, Industrial Relations, Parliamentary Notes, Listening to Italy, Normal Service Will Be Resumed As Soon As Possible (poem), Strident (poem), What Is Sauce (poem). Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 261 October 2015.

November 2015: Editorial: Not So Comic Cuts, Parliament And World War One, Nuclear Deterrence, First Let It Be Human (poem), Who Started World War Two?, Parliament Notes: Tax Credits, FroggyNotes on the News, Left, right or centre: Where should Corbyn and Labour be?, It Wasn’t Me, Mister (poem), Parliamentary Notes: Charter for Budget Responsibility, Consumerism and Inequality, Listening to Italy. Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 262-November-2015

December 2015: Editorial 1:  A Thinking Labour Party; Editorial 2: Osborne’s Sleight Of Hand; Corbyn, An Honest Englishman; Existing State Of Things (poem); National Dementia (poem); Letter on Assisted Dying; Parliament And World War One – Redmond on the Easter Rising; Froggy; Notes on the News; Parliamentary Notes – Debate on Bombing Syria; The Foreign Affairs Select Committee on Syria.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 263 December – January 2016

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