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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. 

Corbyn’s return to the Labour Party based on concessions to the right

17 November 2020
Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party after making another concession to right wing efforts to silence criticism of Israel.

Starmer ramps up his war on beleaguered Labour left

16 November 2020
The Labour Party upped its crackdown on its own activists last week, suspending leading members in Bristol for supporting former leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Croydon sends a sign of councils’ crisis

16 November 2020
Croydon council in south London has issued a section 114 notice banning all spending except for statutory services for vulnerable people.

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs

13 November 2020
Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

Break the weak Tories

10 November 2020
The Tories are in trouble. Their lockdown is unlikely to significantly cut coronavirus cases as it leaves key areas of transmission, such as schools, open.  

Activists speak out—the left’s hope lies outside Labour

08 November 2020
Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn and the war on the left has sparked arguments about whether the Labour Party is really a vehicle for change. Here members—and some of those who have left in response to the attacks—tell Nick Clark how the witch hunt has changed the party

The left in Britain and the US after two earthquakes

06 November 2020
Win or lose, Donald Trump has upended the politics of the United States.

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails

06 November 2020
One of my young family members was in prison a while ago. During our visit we were treated like prisoners ourselves—made to wait endlessly in the shabby, dirty facilities.

Debates and divisions in unions and the left on how to respond to the attacks in Labour

02 November 2020
Two online rallies revealed debates on how the left should respond to the right’s assault.

Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn means war on the left

02 November 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party—or force it into ­humiliated submission.

It’s time to leave Labour

01 November 2020
Keir Starmer’s assault on the left shows that Labour is a trap for socialists. It’s time to leave and fight for real change argues Charlie Kimber, editor of Socialist Worker

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