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Labour right crows as conference votes to give MPs more power

Labour right crows as conference votes to give MPs more power MPs will now be able to stop a left wing candidate ever standing for the party leadership again.

Labour left debates way forward as it faces losing battle at conference

Labour left debates way forward as it faces losing battle at conference In the first of our reports from Labour Party conference in Brighton, Nick Clark looks at where next for the left

Starmer’s ‘vision’—warmed up Blairism and empty waffle

Starmer’s ‘vision’—warmed up Blairism and empty waffle Instead of being named The Road Ahead, Starmer's essay should have been called The Road Backwards.

Filmmaker Ken Loach booted out of Labour

Filmmaker Ken Loach booted out of Labour Another principled left winger purged from the Labour Party means the ‘stay and fight’ strategy is even less credible, argues Nick Clark.

Keir Starmer is ‘determined’ to pull Labour further right

Keir Starmer is ‘determined’ to pull Labour further right Labour leader Keir Starmer has said one of his most important jobs is “rebuilding the relationship between the Labour Party and business.”

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

15 June 2021
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

19 January 2021
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

14 December 2020
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

07 December 2020
Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are avoiding a political fight with the leadership, writes Nick Clark

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left

03 December 2020
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.

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