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Property bosses and Labour right are scared of the revolt against redevelopments

01 February 2018
A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.

After Claire Kober quits in Haringey - turn the tables on pro-cuts Labour councils

30 January 2018
Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow

Doncaster protest defends woman who is fighting domestic violence service cuts

28 January 2018
Protesters gathered to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid and Louise Harrison.

At the Presidents Club: Tory donors, Labour businessman

26 January 2018
Attendees have tried to defend the event, but it's indefensible

NHS rally hears from Jeremy Corbyn - now march on 3 February

25 January 2018
Some 1,500 people joined a Labour Party rally for the NHS in the Methodist Central Hall in central London on Thursday night. 

The Haringey Development Vehicle is on the ropes - now fight to put it down for good

25 January 2018
The HDV is a 'social cleansing' redevelopment affecting seven estates and 4,000 households. A demo and vote on 7 February could kill it.

Global elite wallow in wealth at Davos summit

23 January 2018
Bosses, politicians and celebrities descended on Davos in Switzerland this week for the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Join protest over dismissal of activist Louise Harrison and to defend women’s aid

23 January 2018
Supporters of South Yorkshire Women’s Aid (SYWA) and Louise Harrison were set to protest in Doncaster on Saturday.

The great PFI swindle

20 January 2018
It’s a long way from the partly built 40-mile £750 million Aberdeen bypass, work on which has been routinely delayed, to the £4 billion luxury development in Doha, Qatar.

Seize every chance to defeat the Haringey social cleansing plan

20 January 2018
The fight against the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) continues to expose the contradictions inside the Labour Party.

What would Labour in office need to survive?

19 January 2018
New books try to answer how a government led by Jeremy Corbyn would survive, writes Nick Clark

Elephant and Castle campaigners tell developers to pack their bags

17 January 2018
A strong campaign pressured the Southwark council planning committee to vote down proposals to redevelop the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Corbyn caves in to pressure as ally Chris Williamson goes

16 January 2018
The Labour Party’s left wing leadership has shown serious signs of accommodating to the right and big business in a bid to appear respectable.

Labour should not back single market

16 January 2018
Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure from the Labour right to shift his policy on Brexit. This would mean—at the maximum—supporting a second referendum and—at the minimum—backing Britain staying in the European single market if it does leave.

Councillor changes view on the hated Haringey Development Vehicle

09 January 2018
The campaign against the social-cleansing Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has claimed its latest scalp.

Labour must promise ballots over regeneration

02 January 2018
The Labour Party has launched an online survey about the state of social housing in Britain.

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left

02 January 2018
Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today

PFI firms in the NHS set for £190 million windfall due to Tory corporation tax cuts

28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.

Bradford protesters say no to children's services cuts

12 December 2017
The People's Assembly and members of the Unite and Unison unions came together to defend services

Keep this vital domestic violence service open, John McDonnell tells Labour council

12 December 2017
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has intervened to support a key service for women that is under threat in South Yorkshire.

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