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Movements show how Labour campaign can be electrified

26 November 2019
This week we saw examples of how Labour’s election campaign could be electrified.

Antisemitism fuelled by the right—not Labour

26 November 2019
Antisemitism is “sanctioned from the top”—but not, as the Chief Rabbi wrote this week, from the top of the Labour Party.

1974 Labour government shows voting left isn't enough

26 November 2019
Jeremy Corbyn’s radical manifesto isn’t the first time that Labour has pledged to take on the rich. Charlie Kimber looks at how this played out for the 1974 government

Labour launches its ‘manifesto for hope’, but there’s still a fight ahead for Corbyn

21 November 2019
Overall, the tone of the manifesto is more combative than the one Labour released in 2017, bit there are important concessions to the right.

Jeremy Corbyn wins TV debate while Boris bores on Brexit

19 November 2019
Between an Emmerdale cliffhanger and the start of I’m A Celebrity stood Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson. Despite the fact that neither politicians nor viewers were desperate to see the first TV debate, it nonetheless taught us something.

We must take on the rich to win real change

19 November 2019
Will a Labour government fulfil Jeremy Corbyn’s promises to “pull down a corrupt system and build a fairer country?”

Will Whatsapp win the election?

19 November 2019
Momentum says it’s driving forward path-breaking campaigning methods that will win the election.

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

19 November 2019
Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto

18 November 2019
The Labour Party looked almost certain to ignore party members’ demands to include defending freedom of movement in its manifesto, set for publication this week.

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths

15 November 2019
As Labour prepares its election manifesto, Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey has insisted that freedom of movement for migrants won’t be in it.

Moderation from Labour struggles to beat the Tories in general election campaign

12 November 2019
The Tories should be reeling. Despite the helping hand Nigel Farage gave Boris Johnson this week the campaign has exposed the ruling class arrogance and racism that runs through the party.

Will Labour's manifesto ignore members’ votes to support radical policies?

12 November 2019
Labour’s ruling body was set to meet on Saturday to finalise its election manifesto.

Fear and loathing - and hope - inside the Labour Party election campaign

09 November 2019
A Labour Party conference in London on Saturday saw activists discuss the positives - and negatives - of the party election campaign, reports Nick Clark

Is Labour gearing up for a radical general election?

03 November 2019
With the opposition set to release its manifesto soon, Nick Clark looks at how the policies favoured by its members must not be forgotten on the campaign trail

Corbyn promises to ‘take on vested interests’ at Labour’s election launch

31 October 2019
Jeremy Corbyn announced what he called “the most ambitious and radical campaign our country has ever seen” in a speech on Thursday morning.

Corbyn calls for election, despite pressure from Labour right wing

29 October 2019
The row over whether or not Labour should back a general election showed how much power right wing MPs still have in their party.

General election is chance to smash Brexit deadlock

29 October 2019
For more than two years official politics has been consumed by a seemingly endless Brexit crisis and Westminster game-playing.

Say no to a second referendum and a People’s Vote on the European Union

22 October 2019
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).

Leading left Labour figures fall in behind the right’s push for Remain

22 October 2019
The Labour Party has taken a big step towards full support for remaining in the racist, neoliberal European Union.

Labour MPs use Brexit to stop a Corbyn government

15 October 2019
Right wing Labour MPs ganged up at a meeting in parliament on Monday evening to insist that there shouldn’t be a snap election.

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