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Labour staffers bought adverts to deceive Corbyn

16 July 2018
Labour Party bureaucrats spent thousands of pounds to trick Jeremy Corbyn

Labour reserves the right to criticise Israel - while fighting antisemitism

10 July 2018
The Labour Party’s leadership has infuriated the party’s right wing by adopting a definition of antisemitism that does not silence criticism of Israel.

Reports show lies, kidnap and torture at the hands of the British state

28 June 2018
 The evidence—just a glimpse of the true situation—should shatter any talk of the superiority of “British values”.

Corbyn was right to back Palestinians' right to return

26 June 2018
After weeks of onslaught against the right to criticise Israel, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn still manages to speak out for Palestinians.

The EU stands for the few, not the many

26 June 2018
Labour’s leadership is “walking a tightrope” to get the right position on Brexit. That’s what shadow chancellor John McDonnell told Labour supporters at an event in central London last Saturday

John McDonnell pledges council housing - but Labour is divided

19 June 2018
The Labour Party can’t agree on housing policy just as the Grenfell Tower fire has highlighted the urgent need to address the crisis.

Tory rebels push May toward a Brexit crisis

19 June 2018
Theresa May was due to face a crucial test over Brexit in parliament this week, and possibly to suffer a damaging defeat.

Marxism and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party

11 June 2018
The Labour leadership claims to be influenced by the writings of Karl Marx. But Charlie Kimber argues his ideas are about much more than just a critique of capitalism

Livingstone case shows it’s risky for Corbyn to appease the right

29 May 2018
Every time the Labour right have confronted Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters in open combat they’ve been defeated, usually humiliatingly. But they’ve just been allowed to score a major victory

Ken Livingstone’s resignation from Labour is a victory for the right

21 May 2018
Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from Labour is a victory for those who have been harrying the party over allegations of antisemitism.

Anti-racists welcome Diane Abbott’s pledge to scrap ‘hostile environment’

16 May 2018
Anti-racists welcomed Diane Abbott's pledge that a Labour government would end the Tories’ “hostile environment” for migrants—and wouldn’t “run scared” of the right wing press.

Anger over pay on TUC march as workers protest against the Tories

12 May 2018
Tens of thousands of people have joined the TUC union federation march in London for a “new deal for workers”.

Labour left must not give in to right over immigration

08 May 2018
Promising to control levels of migration is a well trodden path for Labour. It’s not one the left should follow, writes Alistair Farrow

Local election results show Labour shouldn’t retreat from radicalism

04 May 2018
The results underline that there is no certainty that Labour will win the next general election. Simply waiting for the Tories to collapse is not a winning option

‘Attack on me was a proxy attack on Corbyn,’ says expelled Labour member Marc Wadsworth

02 May 2018
Marc Wadsworth has hit out at his expulsion from the Labour Party in an exclusive interview with Socialist Worker

As Labour member expelled, activists pledge to reject false claims of antisemitism

27 April 2018
The Labour Party has disgracefully expelled anti-racist activist Marc Wadsworth who was accused of making antisemitic comments in 2016

Welsh Labour election sees right defy members

24 April 2018
In another sign of how the Labour right still has influence, the left has failed to win the deputy leader of the Welsh Labour Party.

Vote Labour on 3 May—but organise action too

24 April 2018
Local elections across much of England on 3 May are a chance to deliver a verdict on Theresa May’s regime of racism, austerity and war.

Education farce is at its best when it’s at its least serious

24 April 2018
Some important issues are glossed over in a new play. But that does not stop the gags and performances from landing home, writes?Sam Lorde

Labour & the state’s war drive

21 April 2018
The establishment and the Labour right are most enraged by Jeremy Corbyn when he speaks against war, the links with the US and nuclear weapons. Nick Clark explains why

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