12 July 2020
Some 1,500 workers in east London are standing up to a bullying Labour council hellbent on making their lives worse. Sarah Bates spoke to strikers about why workers are angry, what’s at stake and why solidarity matters
07 July 2020
More strikes are likely next week in this important dispute
06 July 2020
Tower Hamlets council workers vowed to keep up the fight as the Labour-run council sacked and rehired them on worse contracts
05 July 2020
In a third letter to a Jeremy Corbyn supporter, Charlie Kimber argues to break from Labour, join the Socialist Workers Party and to build the resistance on the streets
03 July 2020
I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet
25 June 2020
Labour leader Keir Starmer has sent his clearest signal yet that he will attack left wing party members—and use criticism of Israel as an excuse
22 June 2020
A report into the Labour Party’s 2019 general election defeat says the party has a “mountain to climb” to beat the Tories. But it reinforces both left and right wing explanations for the defeat—meaning it will be used to justify the party’s shift to the right.
05 June 2020
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.
27 May 2020
Labour Party members fear a purge of left wing activists after the party’s ruling body appointed a right wing general secretary.
26 May 2020
The growing furore over Dominic Cummings finally forced the Labour Party to at least show some sort of opposition to the Tories.
25 May 2020
City spivs are hailing a “sea change” in attitudes towards bankers and bosses from Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party.
18 May 2020
Left wing Labour MPs and prominent activists have called for a “renewal” of Momentum, the organisation founded to support former party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
12 May 2020
It is possible to refuse to go back to work. Teachers in the NEU union have said it clearest. They’ve laid out five tests that have to be met before they can agree it’s safe to open schools.
11 May 2020
Labour has provoked a backlash from its own members after betraying both tenants and victims of India’s hard right government.
11 May 2020
As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”.
03 May 2020
As we mark 75 years since Victory in Europe Day, Donny Gluckstein looks at the class forces behind the frontline that helped to shape the post-war world
28 April 2020
Media pundits and right wing Labour politicians are hugely impressed by Labour leader Keir Starmer’s response to the coronavirus. Few ordinary people will have noticed.
18 April 2020
The Labour Party’s structures have always privileged its MPs and the right wing who hold members in contempt. The left shouldn’t be their willing hostages again, writes Nick Clark
15 April 2020
Labour leader Keir Starmer is helping those Tory ministers who want to see the lockdown end and people pushed back to work in order to make profits.
14 April 2020
Keir Starmer has already failed spectacularly to challenge the Tories since being elected Labour Party leader earlier this month.