The right argue that if we vote for a socialist such as Jeremy Corbyn then Britain will end up like Venezuela. But Venezuela’s problem isn’t too much socialism—it’s not enough.
Senior politicians who still claim that the TTIP trade deal is on track are becoming hard to find.
Every socialist dreams of winning a better and fairer world, one which isn’t run in the interests of the rich. But that doesn’t mean our dreams are simply “fantasy” as former Labour shadow chancellor Ed Balls suggested this week.
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South African athlete Caster Semenya won the women’s 800 metre gold medal at the Olympics.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn struck fear into Britain’s rulers when he said he would avoid war if a Nato ally was attacked.
George Lansbury went from campaigner to Labour leader only to be brought down by his own side, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The left must start to contest the debate about what will happen when Britain leaves the European Union (EU). At the moment the argument is dominated by competing right wing visions.
This week four years ago South African police gunned down 34 striking mine workers at the Lonmin corporation’s Marikana mine.
Tom Watson’s dossier on “Trotsky entryists” into the Labour Party has been used as an attack on the whole left.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is hardly the first to use Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky as a cheap insult.
As the Labour leadership contest hots up, Alex Callinicos looks at the roots of the conflict gripping the Labour Party and explains why it matters that Jeremy Corbyn wins
Official figures show a sharp drop in the number of working days “lost” to strikes in 2015 compared to 2014. But the figures don’t necessarily show a recent shift in class struggle.
The Tories could open new grammar schools. The right wing press eagerly explained that this is part of Theresa May’s drive to boost “social mobility”.
One thing the surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn shows is that working class people are seething with anger against politicians and the bosses.
Calls for a truce in the Labour Party risk leading the left to repeat the mistakes of the 1980s, warns Sadie Robinson
Now that Hillary Clinton has been confirmed as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate the usual arguments are being mobilised to brigade the left behind her. The most important one stresses not the positive qualities of the Democratic candidate but the negative qualities of their Republican opponent.
Simon Basketter continues our series of columns on the Labour Party with a look at one of its lesser-known radicals
Jeremy Corbyn’s critics inside the Labour Party have perfected missing the point.
Politicians have learned nothing from the Chilcot report.