27 September 2020
Keir Starmer is pushing a renewed right wing direction for Labour. Nick Clark looks at why that is, and examines how it’s old hat for the party that’s built on appeasement
26 September 2020
Labour MPs, trade unionists, campaigners and socialists have joined forces to call for a “fightback across workplaces and communities to demand ordinary people won’t pay for the crisis”.
24 September 2020
Keir Starmer has sacked three Labour MPs for voting against a bill that protects British war criminals. It was the first sign that his new love of patriotism and security means defending Britain’s crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.
22 September 2020
The Labour Party replaced its annual conference this year with what was meant to be a showcase for its new leadership. It was supposed to be all about “winning back trust” from people who abandoned it in the 2019 general election.
18 September 2020
A group of prominent Palestinians in Britain have written an open letter to the Labour Party insisting on their right to call Israel—and its founding ideology Zionism—racist.
11 September 2020
Left Out is a book for people who think Keir Starmer is doing a good job. But it also holds some valuable lessons for genuine socialists—and hard truths about the Labour Party.
05 September 2020
The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September
01 September 2020
A former senior Labour Party official has admitted to undermining left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn during the 2017 general election campaign.
30 August 2020
50 years ago Salvador Allende was elected Chile’s president. A US-backed coup overthrew him three years later. But, writes Sophie Squire, there were deeper problems than the US and the military that helped turn hope into horror
25 August 2020
Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.
18 August 2020
The super-rich are buying citizenship in countries with lower coronavirus rates in order to protect their health.
17 August 2020
Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.
13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.
11 August 2020
A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.
10 August 2020
A vicious battle is being fought inside the Labour Party over a dizzyingly complex series of leaks, rumours and court cases.
07 August 2020
Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.
04 August 2020
The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.
04 August 2020
In 2019 the vile slur was spread that the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PCS) is antisemitic.
27 July 2020
Right wing politicians, journalists and supporters of Israel have launched a new attack on the left after the Labour Party apologised to people who labelled it antisemitic.
27 July 2020
The renewed assault on the left is bigger than Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party. Disgraceful accusations of antisemitism are flung almost indiscriminately at the whole of the left.