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Tories are on the rocks, so why does Starmer steer Labour rightwards?

Tories are on the rocks, so why does Starmer steer Labour rightwards? Johnson posed as being on the side of ordinary people who voted for Brexit. But now there are signs that this is breaking down.

Letters—Starmer’s attack on anti-Zionism is an attack on left wing Jews

Letters—Starmer’s attack on anti-Zionism is an attack on left wing Jews Moves to make Zionism and the state of Israel untouchable are ultimately at the expense of Jews and our safety

Avalanche of Tory sleaze puts Johnson on the back foot

Avalanche of Tory sleaze puts Johnson on the back foot Ministers are in a panic over corruption, says Isabel Ringrose

Labour Party leaders condemn solidarity with Palestine at LSE university

Labour Party leaders condemn solidarity with Palestine at LSE university Labour has lined up with Israel's racism and suggested protest against it is antisemitic

The CWU union slashes its funding for Keir Starmer’s Labour Party

08 November 2021
Members of the postal and telecoms workers’ CWU union have voted to end all but their most basic national funding to the Labour Party.

Indonesia’s communist slaughter

07 November 2021
Up to one million communists were murdered in Indonesia in a plot backed by Britain and the US

Municipal socialism—the Labour left’s recycled solution

26 October 2021
After the defeat of Corbynism, the Labour left are looking for a new strategy. Nick Clark asks if it will work

Right using MP’s murder to stop criticism of Tories

18 October 2021
Politicians and the press want to use the murder of a Tory MP last week to silence anger at the government.

Letters—Abandoning restrictions in hospitals will be deadly

12 October 2021
The Tories are now unleashing the “herd immunity” strategy they always wanted as a way of dealing with Covid.

Union leader Sarah Woolley defends split from Labour

09 October 2021
‘Let’s be clear, we have disaffiliated from Labour but Bfawu will try to be more political after what’s happened, not less.

Labour council’s choice to hundreds of residents—‘move over 100 miles or face homelessness’

06 October 2021
A Labour-run council in east London has forced hundreds of residents to move more than 100 miles away—or face homelessness.

A BBC documentary that wants to reheat Blairism

05 October 2021
This is the story of Blairism as Tony Blair himself would like it to be told

The Sun rises on Starmer’s appeal to media and bosses

05 October 2021
Labour leader Keir Starmer wants to rub the left’s face in its defeat after his victories at the party’s conference last week.

Why struggle is more important than parliament

02 October 2021
For the Labour left the movements outside of parliament are important but always secondary. Nick Clark explains why the party holds even its most militant members back

Keir Starmer’s speech signals decisive break rightwards

29 September 2021
Most symbolically of all, he praised the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. There was support for the cops, the military and British nationalism.

Food workers union’s break with Labour shows there’s alternative to ‘unity’ with Starmer

29 September 2021
The Bfawu union of food workers voted on Tuesday break from the Labour Party after more than a century.

Starmer celebrates as left is sidelined at conference

29 September 2021
For Keir Starmer, Labour ­­conference was his chance to prove to MPs and the press he had beaten the left and could make the party “electable.”

Workers’ struggle, not parliament is the key

28 September 2021
The Tories’ brutal attacks on working class people are accelerating.

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