#SaveLabour – Vote Jeremy

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A beautiful short film made by activists and filmmakers in Liverpool, featuring a wide range of local Labour members explaining why they support ‪#‎JeremyForLabour‬. Thank you Phil Maxwell, Hazuan Hashim and Lola Perrin! If you would like to volunteer your talents for Jeremy’s campaign, let him know through his campaign website.

Review: The revolution will be visualised

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Sanjiv Sachdev reviews an exhibition of the art of political prints In Waiting for the Great Leap Forward Billy Bragg famously sings that “The revolution is just a T-shirt away”. The phrase now, of course, adorns a Bragg-approved Philosophy Football T-shirt, and captures the subject matter of Hugh Tisdale and Dan Murrell’s exhibition of prints; […]

The truth about Labour’s policy on Trident

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This is a joint statement by a number of members of Labour’s national policy forum in 2014 The assertion keeps being made by journalists, MPs and Labour Party members that Labour’s policy making process has in recent years cemented a pro-Trident position.  It has not. We should be absolutely clear: during the 2010-2015 parliament, the national policy […]

Really rotten boroughs – the case of Robin Wales

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by Robin’s ‘Hood Many of us have had concerns about the executive mayoral model, especially in unitary councils run as one party states with no effective opposition. Recent events in Newham, East London, illustrate what can go wrong. Three councillors (5% of the total) have currently been placed in administrative suspension by the national Labour Party, […]

Attacks on Stop the War are attempt to stop democratic debate and campaigning

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A reply from Stop the War to Phil Burton-Cartledge by Steve Bell, Murad Qureshi and Carol Turner On 12 December the London demonstration against the bombing of Syria heard the following message from Jeremy Corbyn. I want to thank the Stop the War Coalition, and all of you here today, for standing up against the […]

Scottish Labour leadership race begins

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The Scottish Labour Party Leadership nominations have now closed with no unexpected candidates. For the Leader, Kezia Dugdale has an almost clean sweep of those able to nominate, with Ken Macintosh only just reaching the minimum of seven nominations. She had some strong lines at her campaign launch positioning Scottish Labour as the “anti-establishment voice” […]

Kevin Macguire condemns hypocrisy of attacks on Corbyn

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As nastiness breaks out in Labour’s leadership contest, Kevin Macguire in today’s Mirror has rightly condemned attacks on Kendal but also pointed out the hypocrisy of those who condemn these but show no restraint in launching personal attacks on Jeremy Corbyn:   

Report of yesterday’s Scottish Labour executive

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Jim Murphy’s last day at the office resulted in the predictable media spin over substance, but in fairness any shortcoming in his ‘report’ was entirely appropriate. Jim’s report on Scottish Labour’s political future was neither a report nor did it have very much to do with Scottish Labour’s political future. It was a series of papers […]

On the resignation of Jim Murphy

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The following statement was published yesterday on Revitalise Scottish Labour, the website associated with the trade union left in Scotland and Scottish Labour activists involved in the Campaign for Socialism Today’s Scottish Executive (SEC) was, to put it mildly, something out of the ordinary. The meeting was presented with a report on the general election that […]

Labour’s new MPs call for party to ditch New Labour and oppose austerity

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Ten newly-elected first-time Labour MPs this morning issued a call for the party to take on a bold anti-austerity agenda: Having arrived in Westminster as newly-elected Labour MPs after speaking to tens of thousands of voters during our election campaigns, we know how important it is for the future of our Party to move forward […]

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