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Power in a union—Unite's warring bureaucrats and their rank and file challenger

28 March 2017
As the Unite general secretary election gets underway, Dave Sewell looks at the politics behind the battle for Britain’s biggest union

Labour’s right wing MPs won’t be beaten at their own game

21 March 2017
So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.

Labour activists slapped down by party officials for opposing free school

21 March 2017
Labour Party officials have threatened to suspend one of their own constituency parties for campaigning against a free school

Anti-migrant Labour MPs attack Corbyn over Brexit

14 March 2017
Backbench Labour hypocrites who support the EU’s worst aspects but not the rights of migrant workers only deepen the party’s crisis

Labour has to back Scottish independence, not just a second referendum

14 March 2017
The Labour Party is trying to face two ways over Scottish independence—and the result will be disastrous.

The SWP, TUSC and Labour—how do we take on the Tories?

07 March 2017
A left electoral challenge to Labour at the moment would be a barrier to building broader resistance to the Tories

We need to fight for new referendum on Scottish independence

07 March 2017
Theresa May has set herself on a collision course with everyone who wants an independent Scotland

Must the Labour Party move right?

07 March 2017
As pundits argue that Labour can only win if it dumps Jeremy Corbyn’s left wing policies, Dave Sewell looks at what is really behind the party’s problems

Labour Party shouldn't try to 'out-Ukip Ukip,' says MP Diane Abbott

07 March 2017
Shadow home secretary and Labour MP Diane Abbott has the labour movement to reject myths about immigration and to march against racism on Saturday 18 March.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell spoke to Socialist Worker on the recent by-election results

28 February 2017
As the Labour right gear up to attack Corbyn again, John McDonnell talks about Copeland and Stoke, and the way forward for Labour

Corbyn must fight against the Labour right, not placate them

28 February 2017
There have been a series of veiled threats to Corbyn’s leadership. Corbyn’s only hope lies in breaking from his foes—not placating them

Right wing has itself to blame for a Labour loss in Copeland

28 February 2017
The right wing of the Labour Party has stepped up its attacks on leader Jeremy Corbyn and the left after the party’s defeat in the Copeland by-election last week.

After Stoke and Copeland by-elections, how can Labour move forward?

28 February 2017
It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Labour council pushes ahead with massive attack on council housing

15 February 2017
A Labour council in north London took a step closer to launching a massive attack on council housing tenants last night, Tuesday.

Tories should be in trouble over Brexit

14 February 2017
On the face of it, the Tories should be more divided than Labour by the vote to leave the European Union.

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey

14 February 2017
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey looks set to face an election contested from the left as well as the right.

Clive Lewis backs off, but the Labour right is out for Corbyn’s blood

14 February 2017
Labour MP Clive Lewis appears to have backed down from challenging left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Don't play into Labour right's attempt to divide left over Brexit

09 February 2017
Labour MPs rebellion against left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn last night, Wednesday, was probably smaller than what the right wing had hoped.

Labour MPs turn Tories’ Brexit crisis into a bid to oust Corbyn

07 February 2017
A crisis in the Labour Party over the European Union (EU) has led to renewed speculation that left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn could resign or be

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