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What’s behind the downfall of social democracy?

What’s behind the downfall of social democracy? Following Labour’s poor showing in recent by-elections Nick Clark explores the pattern of declining support for social democratic parties across Europe.

Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour

Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.

Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right

Labour woos the bosses and maps out a path to the right A series of speeches by leading Labour figures have mapped out a further shift right, says Nick Clark

Sir Starmer plots a new shift to the right for Labour

Sir Starmer plots a new shift to the right for Labour Keir Starmer wants Labour to be ‘patriotic’, pander to racism and support cuts, writes Nick Clark

You can’t rely on courts to beat the Labour right

You can’t rely on courts to beat the Labour right Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are avoiding a political fight with the leadership, writes Nick Clark

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left Labour’s leaders have threatened to purge “thousands and thousands” of their own members from the party in a campaign to smash the left.

Keir Starmer is still on the attack 

23 November 2020
Labour party leader Keir Starmer is holding Jeremy Corbyn to ransom as part of an all-out assault on the left in the party.

SWP open letter to socialists in the Labour Party

23 November 2020
The Socialist Workers Party has issued an open letter to socialists in the Labour Party.

Corbyn’s return to the Labour Party based on concessions to the right

17 November 2020
Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party after making another concession to right wing efforts to silence criticism of Israel.

Activists speak out—the left’s hope lies outside Labour

08 November 2020
Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn and the war on the left has sparked arguments about whether the Labour Party is really a vehicle for change. Here members—and some of those who have left in response to the attacks—tell Nick Clark how the witch hunt has changed the party

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails

06 November 2020
One of my young family members was in prison a while ago. During our visit we were treated like prisoners ourselves—made to wait endlessly in the shabby, dirty facilities.

Debates and divisions in unions and the left on how to respond to the attacks in Labour

02 November 2020
Two online rallies revealed debates on how the left should respond to the right’s assault.

Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn means war on the left

02 November 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party—or force it into ­humiliated submission.

It’s time to leave Labour

01 November 2020
Keir Starmer’s assault on the left shows that Labour is a trap for socialists. It’s time to leave and fight for real change argues Charlie Kimber, editor of Socialist Worker

Keir Starmer uses antisemitism report to suspend Corbyn and attack solidarity with Palestine

29 October 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party, or to force them into humiliated submission.

The ugly face of Labour

27 September 2020
​​​​​​​Keir Starmer is pushing a renewed right wing direction for Labour. Nick Clark looks at why that is, and examines how it’s old hat for the party that’s built on appeasement

Labour ‘conference’ confirms the party’s shift to the right

22 September 2020
The Labour Party replaced its annual conference this year with what was meant to be a showcase for its new leadership. It was supposed to be all about “winning back trust” from people who abandoned it in the 2019 general election.

The story of how Corbyn’s compromises led to defeat

11 September 2020
Left Out is a book for people who think Keir Starmer is doing a good job. But it also holds some valuable lessons for genuine socialists—and hard truths about the Labour Party.

Why the Labour left is weak

25 August 2020
Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.

Battles and infighting inside Labour reflect the party’s limits

10 August 2020
 A vicious battle is being fought inside the Labour Party over a dizzyingly complex series of leaks, rumours and court cases.

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