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About James McAsh

James is a primary school teacher and activist on the Labour Left. As a student he was previously involved in the National Campaign Against and Cuts and sat on the NUS National Executive Council.

Articles by James McAsh

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Labour needs a programme of political education

The Labour party membership has grown hugely. To mobilise this membership, it needs to invest in educating it.

Left wing anti-Semitism: what is it, and what is to be done?

Only the left can confront left-wing anti-Semitism, and we will do so through reflection, not when criticism can be dismissed as a factional weapon.

The Yes campaign is a campaign for Scottish nationalism

Many Yes campaigners may not be motivated by nationalism, but it's important to understand.

A turning point in the National Union of Students?

NUS conference has backed free education after many years of opposing it. Is a change in the air?

The student protests this week mark the handover to a new generation

After a wave of occupations - and a crack down from police and university administrations - the British student movement is back.

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