24 August 2021
Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.
17 August 2021
Not two weeks ago, Labour’s leader Keir Starmer said his party should be “very proud” of its right wing governments’ “achievements” under Tony Blair.
17 August 2021
Another principled left winger purged from the Labour Party means the ‘stay and fight’ strategy is even less credible, argues Nick Clark.
10 August 2021
Labour leader Keir Starmer has said one of his most important jobs is “rebuilding the relationship between the Labour Party and business.”
26 July 2021
Keir Starmer and his deputy leader Angela Rayner staged yet another re-launch of his failing leadership on Monday.
20 July 2021
After two terrible by-election results in Hartlepool, and Batley and Spen, Keir Starmer is trying desperately to rescue his leadership of the Labour Party by turning further to the right.
17 July 2021
Nearly half way through Keir Starmer—A Life of Contrasts, we finally hear something about his politics.
02 July 2021
Following Labour’s poor showing in recent by-elections Nick Clark explores the pattern of declining support for social democratic parties across Europe.
02 July 2021
In less turbulent times the opposition only just holding one of its seats would be regarded as a huge setback.
26 June 2021
The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.
18 June 2021
It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.
17 June 2021
The Labour Party is in trouble in the Batley and Spen by-election—and it deserves to be in trouble.
15 June 2021
There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.
08 June 2021
Union conference season is in full swing, so Labour leader Keir Starmer is schmoozing the bureaucrats
17 May 2021
A debate is raging about the attributes that make us working class to try and understand why some are losing faith in the Labour Party. Isabel Ringrose explores what really defines class.
11 May 2021
Left wing Labour MPs responded to the election results by appealing to Keir Starmer to bring them back into the fold. Meanwhile, Starmer prepared a further shift to the right.
10 May 2021
After Labour’s disastrous showing in Hartlepool and in the local elections, Nick Clark asks why so many working class people have turned away from the party
07 May 2021
The result should be proof that working class people are not easily won over by flag-waving and pledges of support for the army and the cops.
04 May 2021
“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.
10 April 2021
In years gone by the Labour Party could take the votes in the north east of England for granted. But, reports Nick Clark, next month’s Hartlepool by-election could show just how out of touch the party now is with its former heartlands