Looking beyond the election

The ongoing general election campaign is probably one of the most toxic and dishonest that we’ve ever witnessed – and the two of us behind this blog have been election watching since the early 1970s! All we can say is that a dirty, toxic election campaign is pretty much all we can expect from a political, economic and social system that’s lurching ever deeper into crisis and can’t seem to find a way out from that trajectory.

As for predicting the outcome of the election, this is probably the hardest one to call that we’ve ever seen. At the moment, it’s looking like we could be heading for a hung parliament or a minority government situation which would only exacerbate the crisis of a fragmenting ruling class. Should Corbyn somehow manage to scrape enough seats to contemplate forming a government, will he actually be allowed to do so and if…

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