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Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right

Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right A series of speeches by leading Labour figures have mapped out a further shift right, says Nick Clark

Richard Leonard resignation adds to Scottish Labour crisis

Richard Leonard resignation adds to Scottish Labour crisis Richard Leonard's resignation on Thursday as leader of Scottish Labour comes as the party faces a deep crisis.

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers The Labour Party has dropped the left wing pledges to spend more money on jobs, pay, public services and the climate crisis promised by Jeremy Corbyn.

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet 

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet  Scarborough police broke up our socially-distanced anti‑offshore gas field demo this week.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror

Only workers’ action can stop the horror Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union Tory claims about an approaching glorious future after the trade deal with the European Union are nonsense.  

Action needed now to stop Tories’ disastrous Covid-19 policies

20 December 2020
The desperate U-turn by Boris Johnson over coronavirus restrictions highlights the gross failings of the Tories’ handling of the pandemic.

2020—it’s been a year of horror and hope

15 December 2020
This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed. 

Starmer's no anti-racist

15 December 2020
Don’t let anyone tell you Keir Starmer is an anti-racist. When a caller to his radio phone-in show confronted him with a racist conspiracy theory, he appeared to understand.

Sir Starmer plots a new shift to the right for Labour

14 December 2020
Keir Starmer wants Labour to be ‘patriotic’, pander to racism and support cuts, writes Nick Clark

Labour leadership attempts to crush Palestine solidarity

07 December 2020
 The Labour Party escalated its war on solidarity with Palestinians last week—banning members in east London from discussing a charity bike ride for Palestine.

You can’t rely on courts to beat the Labour right

07 December 2020
Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are avoiding a political fight with the leadership, writes Nick Clark

Leading activists suspended from Labour as assault on the left continues

04 December 2020
Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left

03 December 2020
Labour’s leaders have threatened to purge “thousands and thousands” of their own members from the party in a campaign to smash the left.

Labour’s long history of support for the Israeli state 

01 December 2020
Attacks on support for Palestine aren’t explained by focusing on an ‘Israel lobby’, says Nick Clark

Labour Party ramps up attacks on left for speaking out

28 November 2020
The Labour Party is clamping down on its own members for showing solidarity with Jeremy Corbyn and speaking out against attacks on the left.

Keir Starmer is still on the attack 

23 November 2020
Labour party leader Keir Starmer is holding Jeremy Corbyn to ransom as part of an all-out assault on the left in the party.

SWP open letter to socialists in the Labour Party

23 November 2020
The Socialist Workers Party has issued an open letter to socialists in the Labour Party.

Why the Labour left loses

21 November 2020
Keir Starmer is waging a war on the left in Labour. Nick Clark explains how the party’s structures and methods mean the left is always at the mercy of the right

Letters: Continue the fight for Palestine—but outside of the Labour Party

20 November 2020
The right has continuously deemed left wing activists who criticise Israel and its oppressive actions towards Palestinians as antisemites. 

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