UKIP in Portsmouth. WTF?

                  From all of us in the city who didn’t vote UKIP, to all of you across the country, we’re sorry. Portsmouth rarely makes the national news, and when it does it is normally for either tragedy or farce – massive job losses or a local MP…

Anticapitalism: Fighting back in Pompey

PSN’s next meeting will on ‘Anticapitalism: Fighting back in Pompey’. Since the crisis, the ruling class have been on the onslaught against us. Wages, working conditions, jobs and benefits have all declined, while the cost of living, redundancies, evictions and mental health issues have all risen, to name a few. There have been sparks of…

Who the hell are Liberty GB?

Another day, another struggle to open the front door as a wedge of election leaflets have come through the letter box. With the European Election on the way, it would seen every racist and his English Bulldog is running. Today’s choice pick is Liberty GB whose Chairman Paul Weston is running for the South East…

Where Are The Workers Today? Notes on the 2011 Census

The 2011 Census provides very useful information for those of us interested in the shape of the working class today. Its data is to be considered as subject to the changes of the last two and a half years – especially in the light of on-going austerity – but it is by far largest study…

Portsmouth fascist scum and the Syrian revolution

Over the last few years the English Defence League (EDL) has held irregular flashmob protests at the Jami Mosque at Victoria Junction, various spurious reasons have been given for this but behind it all is racism and an attitude of collective punishment. Anti-fascists have counter-mobilised against them at every opportunity. The two most recent incidents…