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Labour right haven’t a hope - or a clue

16 May 2017
The press denunciations of Labour’s leaked draft manifesto have been predictable. “Corbyn’s misguided bid to turn the clock back,” spluttered the Financial Times, “Corbyn’s fantasy land”, the Mail.

In the Tories’ target towns, there’s still hope for Labour

16 May 2017
Luton has suffered under Tory rule. Despite that, the party is hoping to take the town from the Labour Party in the general election.

Labour's manifesto is a shift to the left. It's no time for compromises with the right.

16 May 2017
Forget the media and right wing denunciations, there are some excellent promises in the Labour Party’s draft election manifesto. It promises to scrap tuition fees, and plough billions of pounds into education and the NHS.

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

09 May 2017
Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

John McDonnell is right - there’s a lot to be learnt from reading Karl Marx

09 May 2017
Right wingers have raised the spectre of Communism to discredit Labour’s left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Corbyn can turn his campaign into a revolt against the rich

09 May 2017
Large rallies for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have shown what a strong and insurgent Labour election campaign could look like.

Tories gain in Scottish elections, but not enough to beat the dominant SNP

09 May 2017
The Tories came second in last week’s Scottish local council elections and proclaimed themselves the sole winners.

Glasgow voters say Labour needs to represent workers - and not make cuts

09 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has emerged as the largest party in the four major cities in Scotland following today's council elections. The Tories also made considerable gains, mainly at Labour's expense.

Don’t be fooled by the Green Party liberals

09 May 2017
For many years the Greens—or at least some of them—seemed to be to the left of Labour.

Tory election gains are a serious warning to Labour and the left

09 May 2017
The local election results are an urgent warning of what could happen at the general election. They mean the left has to redouble its campaigns against the Tories and for a win for Labour led by Jeremy Corbyn.

An insurgent Labour election campaign can lift the left in Britain

02 May 2017
 

Ahead of Thursday’s elections - councils in Scotland have earned voters’ disdain

02 May 2017
Viewing the results of Thursday’s Scottish council elections as purely a barometer of attitudes to independence, or of Brexit, would be a mistake.

Disgraceful Labour rebels gun for left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn, not the Tories

02 May 2017
Never mind kicking out the Tories and ending their hated austerity policies. For some in the Labour Party, the bigger prize is ousting leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Mark Serwotka - let’s support Jeremy Corbyn, and build struggle too

02 May 2017
PCS union general secretary Mark Serwotka says resistance must be increased in the run-up to 8 June - not put on hold.

Labour’s new policy on workers’ rights tinkers but doesn’t transform

02 May 2017
The difference between what’s on offer at the general election from the Tories and Labour was underlined last week over workers’ rights.

Corbyn tells London meeting - support the many, not the super-rich

02 May 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told a meeting in east London today, Saturday, that, “The papers say one thing, but the mood on the street tells me something very different.”

Workers back Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to oust Theresa May's Tories

25 April 2017
The snap general election on 8 June is an opportunity to kick the Tories out in favour of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. And trade unionists are urging a fight to back Corbyn’s campaign.

Corbyn’s left shift can inspire a fight

25 April 2017
Jeremy Corbyn made a good start to the election campaign last week when he pledged that Labour would “overturn this rigged system”.

Don’t sit on the sidelines—let’s kick out Theresa May and fight for an alternative

25 April 2017
Jeremy Corbyn is energising swathes of people who want to see the back of the Tories.

Independence is at the heart of the Scottish election debate

25 April 2017
The general election in Scotland is likely to revolve around constitutional questions.

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