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Fear and loathing - and hope - inside the Labour Party election campaign

09 November 2019
A Labour Party conference in London on Saturday saw activists discuss the positives - and negatives - of the party election campaign, reports Nick Clark

Is Labour gearing up for a radical general election?

03 November 2019
With the opposition set to release its manifesto soon, Nick Clark looks at how the policies favoured by its members must not be forgotten on the campaign trail

Corbyn promises to ‘take on vested interests’ at Labour’s election launch

31 October 2019
Jeremy Corbyn announced what he called “the most ambitious and radical campaign our country has ever seen” in a speech on Thursday morning.

Corbyn calls for election, despite pressure from Labour right wing

29 October 2019
The row over whether or not Labour should back a general election showed how much power right wing MPs still have in their party.

General election is chance to smash Brexit deadlock

29 October 2019
For more than two years official politics has been consumed by a seemingly endless Brexit crisis and Westminster game-playing.

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

22 October 2019
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

Leading left Labour figures fall in behind the right’s push for Remain

22 October 2019
The Labour Party has taken a big step towards full support for remaining in the racist, neoliberal European Union.

Labour MPs use Brexit to stop a Corbyn government

15 October 2019
Right wing Labour MPs ganged up at a meeting in parliament on Monday evening to insist that there shouldn’t be a snap election.

Letters—A hard working life, and now my pension has been stolen

15 October 2019
This month I will be 62, but there will be no real happy birthday feeling until I am 66.

Thousands rally in Newcastle to hear Corbyn’s call for change

08 October 2019
People queued the length of Northumberland Road before the event

‘National unity’ is only for the bosses

08 October 2019
Amid the stew of Brexit speculation, there are more calls for a “national unity” government.

Austerity, Brexit chaos and political failure - a warning of how the right can win

07 October 2019
Sadie Robinson reports from Doncaster and Barnsley on how bitter frustration at years of austerity and political failure have created the conditions for the right to benefit—but anger could also be pulled to the left

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change

05 October 2019
A huge march for Scottish independence swept through Edinburgh on Saturday.

Corruption, harassment and Brexit pile strain on Boris Johnson

01 October 2019
Boris Johnson began his first Tory party conference as prime minister facing allegations of ­sexual harassment and ­corruption—and a looming Brexit deadline.

Margaret Hodge faces reselection battle after vicious attacks on Jeremy Corbyn

01 October 2019
 

Labour promises to axe hated Universal Credit

01 October 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will scrap the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit if elected.

Labour Party conference showed how leaders lag behind membership’s radicalism

30 September 2019
One takeaway from last week’s Labour Party conference is that the members are further ahead than the leadership and the trade unions.

Thousands protest in Manchester as Tory party conference begins

29 September 2019
Chants of, “Stop Boris!” rang out in Manchester on Sunday as up to 5,000 people marched against the Tories, who were gathering for their party conference.

Labour conference backs strong climate action despite some union opposition

25 September 2019
Delegates passed a motion calling for a ban on fracking and achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030,

Political chaos in Britain after court judgement - drive the Tories out now

24 September 2019
The Tories have to be driven out—now.

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