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The SWP, TUSC and Labour—how do we take on the Tories?

07 March 2017
A left electoral challenge to Labour at the moment would be a barrier to building broader resistance to the Tories

We need to fight for new referendum on Scottish independence

07 March 2017
Theresa May has set herself on a collision course with everyone who wants an independent Scotland

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell spoke to Socialist Worker on the recent by-election results

28 February 2017
As the Labour right gear up to attack Corbyn again, John McDonnell talks about Copeland and Stoke, and the way forward for Labour

Corbyn must fight against the Labour right, not placate them

28 February 2017
There have been a series of veiled threats to Corbyn’s leadership. Corbyn’s only hope lies in breaking from his foes—not placating them

Right wing has itself to blame for a Labour loss in Copeland

28 February 2017
The right wing of the Labour Party has stepped up its attacks on leader Jeremy Corbyn and the left after the party’s defeat in the Copeland by-election last week.

After Stoke and Copeland by-elections, how can Labour move forward?

28 February 2017
It is very welcome that Labour defeated Ukip in last night's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election. But the defeat in Copeland is a severe setback.

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Labour council pushes ahead with massive attack on council housing

15 February 2017
A Labour council in north London took a step closer to launching a massive attack on council housing tenants last night, Tuesday.

Clive Lewis backs off, but the Labour right is out for Corbyn’s blood

14 February 2017
Labour MP Clive Lewis appears to have backed down from challenging left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Tories should be in trouble over Brexit

14 February 2017
On the face of it, the Tories should be more divided than Labour by the vote to leave the European Union.

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey

14 February 2017
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey looks set to face an election contested from the left as well as the right.

Don't play into Labour right's attempt to divide left over Brexit

09 February 2017
Labour MPs rebellion against left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn last night, Wednesday, was probably smaller than what the right wing had hoped.

Labour MPs turn Tories’ Brexit crisis into a bid to oust Corbyn

07 February 2017
A crisis in the Labour Party over the European Union (EU) has led to renewed speculation that left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn could resign or be

Teaching assistants step up fight against pay cut

07 February 2017
Some 1,250 Derby teaching assistants (TAs) escalated their dispute with their Labour-run city council this week.

Broken potteries? What's really going on in Stoke

07 February 2017
The racist Ukip party hopes it can win the Stoke-on-Trent by-election as the press feeds an atmosphere of anti-migrant racism, but Nick Clark finds Labour’s problems go deeper than its failure to offer an anti-racist alternative

Labour MPs are set to defy leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

31 January 2017
Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark

Tenants outraged as Labour council drives through Tory demolition

31 January 2017
Haringey residents are taking on the council over “redevelopment” that would destroy seven estates in north London writes Alistair Farrow

Brighton protest shows anger at NHS cuts

24 January 2017
Over 1,000 people joined a march for the NHS in Brighton last Saturday, organised by the Sussex Defend the NHS campaign.

Stop playing the Labour right’s Brexit game

24 January 2017
The Labour Party is getting itself into yet another pickle. This time it’s over Theresa May’s plan to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and start the two-year countdown to Britain leaving the European Union (EU).

Operations cancelled for cancer patients as crisis grows in the NHS

17 January 2017
A “large number” of cancer patients have had their operations cancelled due to “severe pressure” in the NHS, a senior doctor warned last weekend.

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