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Corbyn caves in to pressure as ally Chris Williamson goes

Corbyn caves in to pressure as ally Chris Williamson goes 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.

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left

As Labour draws closer to office—beware the soft left Nick Clark looks at the history of how the soft left in Labour has sold out struggle as a warning for today

Greece brought to a standstill as workers go on general strike

Greece brought to a standstill as workers go on general strike A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.

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

The rich want a fight, so Labour must be ready for one Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.

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

Labour MP - left wing party activists are ‘uncouth and sometimes very unsanitary’ A BBC documentary about Labour’s general election campaign that aired on Monday embarrassed Labour’s right wing MPs.

New fears over PFI profits show how bosses see the prospect of a Labour government

New fears over PFI profits show how bosses see the prospect of a Labour government A row over Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) shows how bosses are preparing for the possibility of Jeremy Corbyn walking into Downing Street.

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland?

13 November 2017
The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.

Jeremy Corbyn tells bosses at the CBI conference that Labour isn’t their enemy

07 November 2017
Jeremy Corbyn made an effort to reassure bosses at their CBI conference on Monday that a Labour government would not threaten their profits.

Labour won’t win change by acting ‘respectable’

31 October 2017
As the prospect of government nears, the pressure is on Labour to distance itself from the movement, writes Sadie Robinson

Corbyn’s fight to end ‘social cleansing’ - and the Labour councils at war with him

10 October 2017
Labour councils and Labour’s leadership seem to be on opposite sides of the fight for better housing.

Bosses struggle to defend failing system

03 October 2017
Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.

Council’s wrecking plan is a snub to Corbyn

03 October 2017
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech put Labour on the offensive - but also showed up its limits

03 October 2017
Jeremy Corbyn was probably right to claim that Labour has become the “political mainstream” under his left wing leadership.

Defiant mood on the streets of Manchester as marchers pledge to drive the Tories out

01 October 2017
Chants of, “Tories out—Corbyn in” rang out in Manchester today, Sunday. Tens of thousands of protesters joined the People’s Assembly demonstration and festival outside the Tory party conference.

We will need sterling resistance to stop the bosses’ sabotage

29 September 2017
It’s not a paranoid fantasy to argue that parts of the establishment want to derail the left wing Labour leadership’s plans.

Theresa May’s desperate free market lies expose Tory fears

28 September 2017
Theresa May is trying to defend capitalism, a system that fails the majority of people on the planet. Speaking today, Thursday, she argued that the free market is the “greatest agent of collective human progress ever created”.

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech will inspire millions - but compromise could lose Labour support

27 September 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party is a “government in waiting”—and that under his leadership it will replace a “failed and broken system”.

Walking the path of least resistance will lead to trouble down the road for Labour

26 September 2017
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell told a fringe meeting that a radical left Labour government would be ready to face attempts to undermine it by bankers and big businesses.

Support for Jeremy Corbyn and the left dominates Labour Party conference

26 September 2017
For the first time since Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader, the left was in complete control of Labour’s conference.

Jeremy Corbyn inspires supporters to fight for a different society

24 September 2017
Vindicated by the general election result, thousands of Jeremy Corbyn's supporters at the Labour Party conference feel confident, enthusiastic and raring to chuck out the Tories.

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