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Scotland, Labour and independence - what should the left do?

Scotland, Labour and independence - what should the left do? Several thousand people joined the pro-independence Hope Over Fear rally in Glasgow last Saturday.

Durham councillors make insulting “final offer” to teaching assistants

Durham councillors make insulting “final offer” to teaching assistants Teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham are furious at their Labour-run council’s latest attempt to settle a dispute over pay.

Birmingham bin strikers call for Jeremy Corbyn's support

Birmingham bin strikers call for Jeremy Corbyns support A summer of strikes by bin workers in Birmingham has caused a political crisis for the Labour-run council.

Birmingham bin workers rally ahead of strike ballot

Birmingham bin workers rally ahead of strike ballot  Hundreds of strikers and their supporters demanded the Labour council stops cuts and backs workers

Corbyn’s TUC conference speech gives workers confidence to fight Tories

Corbyn’s TUC conference speech gives workers confidence to fight Tories Jeremy Corbyn injected hope of winning against the Tories into the TUC union federation conference

Can Jeremy Corbyn defeat the ‘powerful interests’?

Can Jeremy Corbyn defeat the ‘powerful interests’? We need a wider social movement to truly transform society

Brexit test not over after May wins key vote

12 September 2017
The Tories are divided, Jeremy Corbyn is contradicting himself and the trade union leaders are deeply confused

Will Labour give solidarity to workers in struggle?

12 September 2017
 

Nature of the Beast—Labour left stalwart Dennis Skinner has stories to tell

12 September 2017
This documentary chronicles the life of veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner, the “Beast of Bolsover”. Skinner has been an MP for 47 years. So in some ways this is an account of British politics for the past five decades.

An anti-austerity message is key for the Scottish Labour Party’s new leader

05 September 2017
The resignation of Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader is a chance for a shift to the left, writes Nick Clark

Brexit isn’t just a problem for the Tories

05 September 2017
Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.

The Troublemaker - For lobbyists, ‘It’s time for us to start doing Labour again’

05 September 2017
Lobbyists are slowly moving towards Labour.

Good riddance to Kezia Dugdale as Corbyn's nemesis in Scotland steps down

30 August 2017
In a move that could boost Labour’s chances in Scotland, Kezia Dugdale has resigned as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

28 August 2017
The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

Can Portugal's government give us hope?

27 August 2017
What do the experiences of other left wing governments tell us about the possibilities for a future Jeremy Corbyn Labour government?

Cheers for Corbyn at Glasgow mosque show how Scottish Labour could revive

25 August 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to around 2,000 people at rallies and mass meetings in Glasgow yesterday, Thursday.

The Tories' Brexit dilemma is a chance to fight for socialist demands

22 August 2017
 

Can Corbyn revive hope for Labour in Scotland?

21 August 2017
Tour heads north after successors in England and Wales—but the Scottish Labour leadership is a problem, writes Nick Clark

Corbyn on front foot with NHS rallies as crisis deepens

15 August 2017
As NHS waiting lists grew to their longest in a decade, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is speaking out against cuts and privatisation at rallies in Tory constituencies.

No bin collections in eight weeks for some as Birmingham strike escalates

11 August 2017
Refuse workers in Birmingham are stepping up their action today, Friday, with a new strike timetable that even bosses say will bring bin collections to a halt.

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