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A reply to my defeatist, divisive Labour MP: Stop stabbing Jeremy Corbyn in the back

06 June 2017
An angry constituent responds to a leaflet from Enfield MP Joan Ryan

In the disillusioned Labour marginals, compromise is Corbyn’s worst enemy

06 June 2017
In the marginal seat of Halifax, West Yorkshire, the biggest threat to Labour’s vote is disillusion. And only by offering a break with the past can Jeremy Corbyn overcome it.

Damaging debate adds to Tory woes as election campaign enters crucial final week

06 June 2017
Theresa May's cowardly refusal to appear on a BBC election debate last night, Wednesday, added to the scorn being heaped in the Tories' campaign.

Labour's opposition to an independence vote limits its revival in Scotland

30 May 2017
Around 1,000 people joined a Labour Party rally in the centre of Glasgow last Sunday. Such a thing would have seemed preposterous before he was leader.

Jeremy Corbyn was right to link West's war with Manchester attack

30 May 2017
Whatever happens in the election, Jeremy Corbyn has earned his place in history. He did this last Friday when he didn’t flee in the face of the Tory attempts to exploit the Manchester atrocity.

Scunthorpe: can Labour hold off the Tories in steel town?

30 May 2017
Socialist Worker visited the Lincolnshire seat as part of our tour of constituencies during the general election.

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

30 May 2017
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.

Vote for Corbyn—and get May out

30 May 2017
A radical general election campaign can make the Tories sweat

Hope for a Corbyn win is enthusing trade unionists - and can inspire a fightback

30 May 2017
Kicking out the Tories on 8 June could make society better, people across Britain told Socialist Worker

Tories look neither strong nor stable after TV audience puts May on the defensive

30 May 2017
Theresa May ditched her “strong and stable” rhetoric during a TV election special last night, Monday, and returned to scaremongering about Brexit.

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

23 May 2017
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

23 May 2017
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.

Would the bosses let us renationalise services and industry?

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

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today

23 May 2017
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

23 May 2017
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

23 May 2017
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.

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.

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