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Right wing Labour MPs plan shadow cabinet comeback—but only on their terms

04 October 2016
Jeremy Corbyn was under pressure this week to accept a compromise deal on shadow cabinet elections with those who tried to oust him.

Labour gets members mobilised in school fight

04 October 2016
Labour’s day of action against Tory grammar schools got its activists out on the streets, reports Nick Clark

Leeds activists 'disgusted' by Rachel Reeves' phoney 'concern' over immigration

30 September 2016
People in Leeds are angry at their Labour MP Rachel Reeves’ scaremongering speech over immigration.

Corbyn's speech rallies the left - and opposes the scapegoating of migrants

28 September 2016
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his conference speech today, Wednesday, to set out his vision for “the socialism of the 21st century”.

Corbyn supporters angry as Labour right fight back

28 September 2016
Left wing Labour Party members have reacted with fury to a speech by deputy leader Tom Watson at party conference yesterday, Tuesday.

Don’t pass up chance to mobilise the fight against the Tory austerity

27 September 2016
When Tory leader Theresa May moved into Downing Street, the pundits claimed that the Tory splits had been healed.

Best of both worlds is a dangerous illusion for Labour left

27 September 2016
An important discussion took place at the Momentum event in Liverpool last weekend on Parliamentary Socialism in the 21st Century.

Teaching Labour a lesson in Durham

27 September 2016
Rank and file teaching assistants in Durham are fighting for their very livelihoods. Their battle has pitted them not just against the Labour-led council but their own union officials too.

Corbyn victory should be a launch pad for resistance

27 September 2016
Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election as Labour Party leader last Saturday is a boost to the whole of the left.

Reports round-up

27 September 2016
Campaigning has pushed an estate agent to take down from its website a property on the Butterfields estate in Walthamstow, north London.

Debate on transforming the economy reinvigorates the Labour left

27 September 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced a day of action against Tory plans for new grammar schools.

Messy climbdown sees Labour move to keep Trident renewal

27 September 2016
The Labour Party conference saw Corbyn-supporting shadow defence minister Clive Lewis back a policy of supporting Trident nuclear weapons and praise the Nato military alliance

Labour Conference—Left draws crowds as right plots and sulks in pub back alleyway

27 September 2016
Huge crowds flocked to The World Transformed event in Liverpool last weekend. It was organised by Labour left group Momentum.

Was patriotic reformer Clement Attlee on the Labour Party’s left or right?

27 September 2016
A new biography celebrates the worst in Labour leader Clement Attlee—but it also exposes how Attlee’s contradictions are rooted in the party, writes Nick Clark

'MPs must listen to the members' say joyous Corbyn supporters

27 September 2016
Jeremy Corbyn supporters erupted in cheers at the news he had been re-elected as leader of the Labour Party with an increased mandate today, Saturday.

Corbyn's victory: the Labour right are fuming, we're cheering

27 September 2016
The Socialist Workers Party congratulates Jeremy Corbyn on his re-election as Labour Party leader.

A band of biased brothers—the media and Corbyn

20 September 2016
Two major TV programmes attacking Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters aired this week.

Letter to a Jeremy Corbyn supporter

20 September 2016
A year since his first letter, Charlie Kimber warns that no peace is possible with the vicious Labour right—and that vital battles outside the party risk being neglected

Huge support for Jeremy Corbyn—let's turn the tide on the Tories

20 September 2016
Wrangling over the shadow cabinet and whether there can be “unity” between left and right wingers looked set to dominate the Labour Party conference.

Inside the 'Moderates' meetup': Vows to keep fighting to oust Corbyn

13 September 2016
At a meeting of ‘moderate’ Labour Party factions, activists and MPs plotted to keep undermining their leader

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