17 August 2021
Another principled left winger purged from the Labour Party means the ‘stay and fight’ strategy is even less credible, argues Nick Clark.
10 August 2021
Labour leader Keir Starmer has said one of his most important jobs is “rebuilding the relationship between the Labour Party and business.”
26 July 2021
Keir Starmer and his deputy leader Angela Rayner staged yet another re-launch of his failing leadership on Monday.
20 July 2021
After two terrible by-election results in Hartlepool, and Batley and Spen, Keir Starmer is trying desperately to rescue his leadership of the Labour Party by turning further to the right.
18 July 2021
Some think that appealing rightwards is the way to win over working class people. Simon Basketter says ‘left populism’ is a dead end
17 July 2021
Nearly half way through Keir Starmer—A Life of Contrasts, we finally hear something about his politics.
13 July 2021
Southern Water was fined a record £90 million last week for deliberately dumping billions of litres of raw sewage into protected seas over several years for its own financial gain.
12 July 2021
With many campaigns turning to militant direct action, Nick Clark argues that the tactic is more effective within a mass movement.
06 July 2021
Labour has been cheered by the fact that some Muslims did not vote for their party.
02 July 2021
Following Labour’s poor showing in recent by-elections Nick Clark explores the pattern of declining support for social democratic parties across Europe.
02 July 2021
In less turbulent times the opposition only just holding one of its seats would be regarded as a huge setback.
30 June 2021
The Tories have announced a new way to shower private businesses with huge handouts from public funds.
28 June 2021
The Batley and Spen by-election was set to deliver a shock this week. But it wasn't clear what the shock would be.
26 June 2021
The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.
20 June 2021
The Liberal Democrats’ win in the Chesham and Amersham by-election has sparked hopes that the Tories’ “blue wall” of seats in the south of England is collapsing.
18 June 2021
It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.
17 June 2021
The Labour Party is in trouble in the Batley and Spen by-election—and it deserves to be in trouble.
15 June 2021
There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.
08 June 2021
Union conference season is in full swing, so Labour leader Keir Starmer is schmoozing the bureaucrats
17 May 2021
What should we make of the rise of the Green Party in the recent elections?