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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

Local elections can shake the Tories - but Labour councils must fight cuts

09 April 2018
The local elections in England are a chance to punish the Tories for decimating public services. But if Labour wins, it will have to do more than manage the cuts differently, argues Nick Clark

Anti-Labour protest compares Jeremy Corbyn to Hitler

08 April 2018
A protest outside Labour Party headquarters in central London on Sunday saw speakers label leader Jeremy Corbyn as antisemitic and compare him to Hitler.

Right use hate slur to attack Corbyn

03 April 2018
There has been no let-up in the use of false antisemitism charges against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Rulers fear protest—we need more of it

03 April 2018
The best thing to do this week is to defend Jeremy Corbyn – and put tens of thousands onto the streets of Britain in solidarity with the Palestinians.

Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi on the charges of antisemitism and Labour

31 March 2018
Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi from Jewish Voice for Labour spoke to Sadie Robinson about the hypocrisy of the right over antisemitism.

False antisemitism claims must be fought

27 March 2018
It’s not a diversion to point out that those who accuse the left of antisemitism support the Tories and the right—and often don’t mind pandering to racism themselves

Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-racist, antisemitism claims are used for political ends

26 March 2018
The Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council, attacked Jeremy Corbyn in front of a crowd of hundreds outside parliament on Monday night.

Labour MP’s remarks fuelled racism

24 March 2018
A recent report has shone a light on the impact of politicians’ racism—and the deep disillusion that exists with the establishment.

Opposition grows after revelations of Sheffield’s plans to cut down half its trees

14 March 2018
Sheffield Labour council plans to cut down half of its 36,000 street trees. This is under a £2.2 billion PFI deal with multinational Amey.

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