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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.

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

Estates campaign caused the Labour right’s woe in Haringey council

05 December 2017
The battle between left and right in the Labour Party has come starkly into the open in Haringey, north London.

March against estate demolitions in Brixton

05 December 2017
Some 200 people marched through Brixton against the demolition of six estates in the south London borough of Lambeth last Saturday.

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one

28 November 2017
Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

Vicious housing attack is on the rocks in Haringey

28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow

Labour MP - left wing party activists are ‘uncouth and sometimes very unsanitary’

21 November 2017
A BBC documentary about Labour’s general election campaign that aired on Monday embarrassed Labour’s right wing MPs.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

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