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The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one

28 November 2017
Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

Vicious housing attack is on the rocks in Haringey

28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow

Labour MP - left wing party activists are ‘uncouth and sometimes very unsanitary’

21 November 2017
A BBC documentary about Labour’s general election campaign that aired on Monday embarrassed Labour’s right wing MPs.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

21 November 2017
There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour

18 November 2017
Scottish Labour members have elected left wing candidate Richard Leonard as their party’s new leader.

New fears over PFI profits show how bosses see the prospect of a Labour government

15 November 2017
A row over Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) shows how bosses are preparing for the possibility of Jeremy Corbyn walking into Downing Street.

Take academies back into public hands

14 November 2017
The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland?

13 November 2017
The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.

Allegations about Labour figures shouldn’t be dismissed by blaming the right

07 November 2017
Claims have been made about Labour Party members - and they cannot be simply ignored

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan

07 November 2017
Also: Grenfell council goes for college

Jeremy Corbyn tells bosses at the CBI conference that Labour isn’t their enemy

07 November 2017
Jeremy Corbyn made an effort to reassure bosses at their CBI conference on Monday that a Labour government would not threaten their profits.

Saving Scottish Labour

31 October 2017
Recovery for Labour in Scotland is a real possibility. The race for the leadership of Scottish Labour reflects why.

Labour won’t win change by acting ‘respectable’

31 October 2017
As the prospect of government nears, the pressure is on Labour to distance itself from the movement, writes Sadie Robinson

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

Tories caught in torrent of new harassment claims

30 October 2017
At the start of this week 15 current ministers and over 20 more Tory MPs faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

Labour’s Starmer says he will work with Tory ‘rebels’ over Brexit

24 October 2017
Labour will collaborate with Tory MPs in parliament over legislation about leaving the European Union (EU), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said.

Haringey council sells off Love Lane estate

17 October 2017
The Love Lane estate in Haringey, north London, is set to be sold off to property developers Lendlease.

Is Labour a party of struggle?

16 October 2017
Its recent conference reignited debates about whether or not Labour can be transformed. Nick Clark says Labour can change—but its focus on parliament limits its potential

Protest as Labour Party expels anti-Zionist

10 October 2017
The Labour Party expelled a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist academic and campaigner last week, citing antisemitism.

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