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As election day draws closer, shrinking poll gap reveals a radical path to Labour victory

As election day draws closer, shrinking poll gap reveals a radical path to Labour victory Ten days left to election day, and the result is more uncertain than ever. There’s a chance to shape the result against the arrogant Tories.

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP It’s easy to forget that one of the reasons Theresa May called the snap election was to stop a second independence referendum.

Mass rallies for Corbyn can pull the movement leftwards

Mass rallies for Corbyn can pull the movement leftwards Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken to tens of thousands of people across Britain during the last week. It’s a sign of the energy behind Labour’s campaign, and how his radical policies are enthusing people.

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today Tony Cliff was born 100 years ago last weekend, on 20 May 1917. Brought up a Palestinian Jew, he came to Britain in 1946.

Tories' screeching U-Turn opens way for resurgent Labour campaign behind Corbyn

Tories screeching U-Turn opens way for resurgent Labour campaign behind Corbyn If Theresa May does not get the result she wants at the general election, yesterday will be the moment that analysts will say signalled the obvious turning point.

Thousands in Birmingham rally to hear Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands in Birmingham rally to hear Jeremy Corbyn Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has held one of his largest rallies of the general election campaign so far

Can Corbyn overcome political disillusion?

23 May 2017
According to the pundits working class people are abandoning the Labour Party for the Tories.

Would the bosses let us renationalise services and industry?

23 May 2017
Labour’s manifesto commitments to nationalising some industries would meet resistance

Labour manifesto that breaks from its past helps lift Jeremy Corbyn's support

16 May 2017
Manifesto launch shows an alternative but compromises to right will only weaken it, says Nick Clark

Labour right haven’t a hope - or a clue

16 May 2017
The press denunciations of Labour’s leaked draft manifesto have been predictable. “Corbyn’s misguided bid to turn the clock back,” spluttered the Financial Times, “Corbyn’s fantasy land”, the Mail.

In the Tories’ target towns, there’s still hope for Labour

16 May 2017
Luton has suffered under Tory rule. Despite that, the party is hoping to take the town from the Labour Party in the general election.

Labour's manifesto is a shift to the left. It's no time for compromises with the right.

16 May 2017
Forget the media and right wing denunciations, there are some excellent promises in the Labour Party’s draft election manifesto. It promises to scrap tuition fees, and plough billions of pounds into education and the NHS.

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

09 May 2017
Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

John McDonnell is right - there’s a lot to be learnt from reading Karl Marx

09 May 2017
Right wingers have raised the spectre of Communism to discredit Labour’s left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Corbyn can turn his campaign into a revolt against the rich

09 May 2017
Large rallies for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have shown what a strong and insurgent Labour election campaign could look like.

Tories gain in Scottish elections, but not enough to beat the dominant SNP

09 May 2017
The Tories came second in last week’s Scottish local council elections and proclaimed themselves the sole winners.

Glasgow voters say Labour needs to represent workers - and not make cuts

09 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has emerged as the largest party in the four major cities in Scotland following today's council elections. The Tories also made considerable gains, mainly at Labour's expense.

Don’t be fooled by the Green Party liberals

09 May 2017
For many years the Greens—or at least some of them—seemed to be to the left of Labour.

Tory election gains are a serious warning to Labour and the left

09 May 2017
The local election results are an urgent warning of what could happen at the general election. They mean the left has to redouble its campaigns against the Tories and for a win for Labour led by Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour’s new policy on workers’ rights tinkers but doesn’t transform

02 May 2017
The difference between what’s on offer at the general election from the Tories and Labour was underlined last week over workers’ rights.

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