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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.

Don’t make alliances with the right wing

25 April 2017
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).

New Labour—things only got worse

22 April 2017
New Labour swept into office 20 years ago this week. Nick Clark explains how the party is still being punished today for Blair’s attempts to sideline the working class

Five reasons to squeeze the rich until the pips squeak

20 April 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s speech has led to howls of rage and amazement from the media and the Tories.

'Labour will overturn rigged system'—Jeremy Corbyn launches election campaign

20 April 2017
The Labour Party’s general election campaign got off to a fighting start this morning, Thursday. Launching it in Westminster, central London, Jeremy Corbyn attacked the rich—and pledged that Labour would “overturn this rigged system”.

Reports round-up

18 April 2017
Includes short reports from the latest strikes in manufacturing, IT services, higher education, local government, plus news from abortion rights, housing and climate change campaigns

Struggle is key to beating the Tories

18 April 2017
The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Theresa May calls for snap general election—our chance to get the Tories out

18 April 2017
Theresa May’s has called for a general election on 8 June—it means we have a chance to get her rotten Tory government out.

Can Jeremy Corbyn save the Labour Party from its poll quagmire?

11 April 2017
Recent policy announcements could help revitalise the party but Corbyn should be bolder, says Nick Clark

Ken Livingstone, Labour and the fight against antisemitism

11 April 2017
Everyone should stand against the attempt to force the Labour Party to expel Ken Livingstone.

Time to Break up Britain

04 April 2017
The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it

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