Farage meeting greeted by Portsmouth Demo

After crashing his bus into Portsmouth and Southsea train station and hinting at standing in a potential Portsmouth South by-election, Nigel Farage ended his day by the sea by speaking at a UKIP meeting held in Guildhall. . He was greeted by over 60 people protested outside Guildhall. The crowd chanted “UKIP go home! Migrants…

Reflections on the Revolutionary Regroupment Conference

This is a report back from the conference held in London on April 26 2014 by PSN member Roger Welch. Roger is a long time socialist and trade union activist in Portsmouth. The organisations participating in this conference were Anti Capitalist Initiative (ACI), International Socialist Network (ISN), RS21, Socialist Resistance (SR), and Workers Power (WP). I…

Review: Tricorn, Controversy in Concrete

To anyone around my age who grew up in Portsmouth, the Tricorn Centre is likely to be remembered a bit more fondly than most of our parents latter-day opinions on it. By the mid-nineties it had become a kind of concrete dystopia in which graffiti, happy hardcore and skateboarders reigned. It was something to explore…