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Jeremy Corbyn


Theresa May’s deal defeated in record vote - now fight to get rid of the Tories

15 January 2019
The shattering defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday has to mean the end for her as prime minister and lead to an immediate general election.

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit

15 January 2019
A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).

Making sense of Labour

14 January 2019
Thousands have joined Labour hoping it can transform society. A new edition of The Labour Party—a Marxist History says the nature of the party shapes how it acts. Authors Donny Gluckstein and Charlie Kimber explain how their book can help activists in the struggle for change

Jeremy Corbyn goes on the offensive and calls for a general election

10 January 2019
Jeremy Corbyn has made a fresh demand for a general election, in a speech today that sought to unite Leave and Remain voters against Theresa May’s austerity and racism.

Tories in crisis—but Labour is paralysed

18 December 2018
Theresa May’s government hangs by a thread. But she won’t go unless she is pushed

Can Labour tame the state?

19 November 2018
How should a Corbyn government deal with enemies that have deep roots in the establishment, asks Nick Clark

Labour plan to challenge the state falls short

13 November 2018
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell laid out what he said were the Labour leadership’s plans for transforming the state at an event on Monday evening.

Will the rich flee before a Corbyn government?

09 October 2018
While Brexit obsesses politicians and commentators, the super-rich apparently are more worried about Jeremy Corbyn.

Trade unions vote down democratic changes at Labour Party conference

24 September 2018
A debate over party rules at Labour’s annual conference on Sunday saw ordinary party members hammer MPs—and clash with trade union leaders.

Labour divided over justice for Palestine

23 September 2018
A solidarity meeting said anti-Zionism is not antisemitism, but elsewhere MPs lined up to attack Jeremy Corbyn and call for expulsions of more Labour members.

Jeremy Corbyn rally draws thousands on eve of Labour Party conference

22 September 2018
Huge crowds turned out in Liverpool on Saturday evening to welcome Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to the city.

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference

18 September 2018
This year’s Labour Party conference could mark the moment that trade union leaders reveal themselves as Jeremy Corbyn’s most unreliable allies.

Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity

05 September 2018
Socialist Worker can reveal what happened in the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this week which saw a retreat over Palestinian rights.

Angry protest calls on Labour’s national executive committee to stand with Palestine

04 September 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn protested outside Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday.

Palestinian politicians speak out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn

04 September 2018
Palestinian politicians in the Israeli parliament—Knesset—have spoken out in defence of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the right to call Israel a racist state.

Fudge over antisemitism risks Palestine solidarity

03 September 2018
The Labour Party looks almost certain to agree to a definition of antisemitism at a meeting on Tuesday.

Don’t dismiss Zionism

28 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of antisemitism for saying a group of Zionists—people who support Israel’s founding ideology—didn’t understand “English irony”.

Activists speak out on the IHRA definition - it’s not antisemitic to stand up for Palestine

24 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party are under pressure over how the party defines antisemitism. The right wants Labour to agree that it’s antisemitic to say “the existence of a state of Israel is a racist endeavour”.

Hundreds-strong meeting in London says defend Corbyn against antisemitism slurs

21 August 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn met in central London on Tuesday night to defend the right to criticise Israel.

The Black September massacre 1970

21 August 2018
The media is using the Black September group’s hostage-taking of Israeli athletes in 1972 to attack Jeremy Corbyn. Nick Clark looks at the history of massacre, defeat and betrayal in the fight for Palestinian liberation that led to it

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