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Keir Starmer


Queen’s love of horses and torturers knows no bounds

02 March 2021
New evidence has emerged of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed holding his adult daughters hostage.

Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool

01 March 2021
The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.

Win for right in Scottish Labour leadership election

27 February 2021
The result will cement Labour's crisis in Scotland

Starmer’s Labour backs arms bosses, nukes and war

26 February 2021
The Labour Party has promised generals it backs spending more on the military, nuclear weapons, Britain’s arms industry and the Nato military alliance.

Battle is on to stop unsafe schools return on 8 March

22 February 2021
Boris Johnson’s plan to fully reopen all schools in England on 8 March will put many more lives at risk.

Keir Starmer speech shows he has not broken with the bosses

18 February 2021
Labour leader Keir Starmer seemed to offer a change from “business as usual” in a speech on Thursday billed as a significant break from Tory politics.

Working class people will gain nothing from ‘patriotism’

06 February 2021
In a recent party broadcast, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer appeared beside a Union Jack. Nick Clark examines why Labour hopes to gain from nationalism—and why it’s wrong

Labour is embarrassing, not left wing ideas

26 January 2021
Labour’s leaders see their party members as an embarrassment—and now want to be able to block them from standing as candidates in elections.

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

Labour ditches left wing policies and promises ‘responsible government’ for bankers

13 January 2021
The Labour Party has dropped the left wing pledges to spend more money on jobs, pay, public services and the climate crisis promised by Jeremy Corbyn.

LETTERS—Keir Starmer blaming the wrong people for Covid-19 spread

08 January 2021
In an appearance on TV’s Good Morning Britain last week Keir Starmer voiced his support for emergency legislation to deal with anti-vaxxer campaigns.

Only workers’ action can stop the horror

05 January 2021
Primary school workers have a lesson for Keir Starmer. While they were shutting down unsafe workplaces and forcing Boris Johnson into yet another damning U-turn he was cowering behind the government.

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

01 January 2021
Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union

29 December 2020
Tory claims about an approaching glorious future after the trade deal with the European Union are nonsense.  

Starmer's no anti-racist

15 December 2020
Don’t let anyone tell you Keir Starmer is an anti-racist. When a caller to his radio phone-in show confronted him with a racist conspiracy theory, he appeared to understand.

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

Labour leadership attempts to crush Palestine solidarity

07 December 2020
 The Labour Party escalated its war on solidarity with Palestinians last week—banning members in east London from discussing a charity bike ride for Palestine.

Leading activists suspended from Labour as assault on the left continues

04 December 2020
Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.

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.

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.

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