Labour Party

Analysing a disastrous result

This was not only a devastating defeat for the left and progressive forces, but a huge victory for English nationalism.

12th February 2020 // 1 Comment

Actually, it is racist

One conclusion being drawn from Labour’s defeat is that the party under Corbyn was insufficiently concerned about migration, English nationalism and the concerns [...]

30th December 2019 // 1 Comment

Labour’s Green New Deal

Labour’s manifesto represents the most radical environmental offer ever proposed by a major party challenging for government.

1st December 2019 // 0 Comments

Corbyn is right to be neutral on Brexit

Corbyn is saying that he will allow Labour people and the wider electorate to make up their own minds and he’ll abide by their democratic decisions. It’s an approach which is consistent with his way of doing politics. He sees himself as an advocate and a servant of his supporters rather than their guru.

26th November 2019 // 3 Comments

Corbynism from Below

Mark Perryman does a good job, drawing together a wide variety of perspectives which reflect real debates taking place in the movement today. Everyone agrees that Corbynism will not survive unless it is transformative

20th November 2019 // 0 Comments

Union leaders shouldn’t make excuses for racism

“A Romanian care worker and a British bus driver have more in common with each other than they do with their boss. That is the basis of the trade union movement. Len MCluskey’s job is to fight for their full rights, for decent pay and the right not to bedeported and harassed by the state because of their immigration status.”

14th November 2019 // 0 Comments

Labour off to remarkable start

Alan Davies argues that the left should get behind Corbyn’s campaign to elect a radical Red-Green Labour government.

5th November 2019 // 3 Comments

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