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Dangers for Labour in the EU elections

Alan Davies argues that there are dangers for Labour if it does not include in its manifesto for the EU elections a public vote on any Brexit deal, and urges a vote to remain.

24th April 2019 // 1 Comment

The killing of Lyra McKee

The killing of Lyra McKee is a tragedy. The New IRA has set back the cause of Irish unity and strengthened the hand of those who support partition writes Barney Cassidy.

21st April 2019 // 1 Comment

Second referendum moves closer

It was yet another momentous week in British politics, writes Alan Davies. As well as an ongoing constitutional crisis, it saw significant progress towards a second [...]

30th March 2019 // 1 Comment

Farming, Food and Nature

As the US Ambassador tells Britain that a post-Brexit trade deal would have to allow chlorinated chicken and hormone beef into the country, Alan Thornett reviews Farming, Food and Nature.

3rd March 2019 // 1 Comment

Defend Corbyn against the AWL

As the witch hunt intensifies against Corbyn, the AWL publishes an open letter that joins in the attack. Alan Davies argues that the left should reject this and defend Corbyn.

1st March 2019 // 6 Comments

Open selection and trigger ballots

Veronica Fagan examines how we make Labour MPs accountable to their members and the significance of the ‘Independent Group’.

24th February 2019 // 0 Comments

Growing threat from far right upsurge

The ‘No Pasaran!’ conference in London on 2 March has been called in response to the growing wave of far-right breakthroughs internationally. Phil Hearse investigates.

21st February 2019 // 0 Comments

The climate is changing – why aren’t we?

I have had one of the most positive political experiences of my life, supporting young people organizing against climate change. Their energy, their political sophistication and their sense of humour is infectious.

20th February 2019 // 0 Comments

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