A year on from my guest piece at 'On This Deity' to mark the anniversary of the Kronstadt Uprising. Also about a year ago I wrote a piece about an over-due rapprochement of the various tribes of the Left.
A year later and another year wiser - and I think it's truer than ever.
Last year, in the course of the local anti-cuts campaign, the campaign against workfare and the pensions strikes, I've campaigned alongside various characters - Anarchists, SWP, Labour 'lefts' and former Stalinists - and been inspired and frustrated in equal measure. And this seemed to have been dependent not upon their historical label or tribal allegiance but on their individual integrity, decency and good sense.
So no apologies for the repetition and re-linking to previous posts. Here's to the future and its possibilities ...