Posts Tagged ‘The Top Six’

The six most popular stories last week

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Mail on Sunday in smear attempt on John O’Farrell – Jon Lansman shows how the Mail distorted extracts from a comic account of “eighteen miserable years in the life of a Labour supporter” under Thatcher and Major Ed’s speech and the elephant in the audience – The good bits, the pleasing noises and the continuing […]

The six most popular stories this week

by Newsdesk.

My speech on ATOS Work Capability Assessments – way ahead this week is Michael Meacher’s powerful opening speech in the debate he successfully bid for in Parliament. Here you can watch the video or read it. Working class politics, the labour movement and protest – Unite’s Len McCluskey gave the annual Ralph Miliband lecture at […]

The best of the rest: the economy, books and culture

by Newsdesk.

Yesterday, we gave you our top picks from our year’s coverage of Labour politics. Today, we’ve put the spotlight on the issues we’ve discussed that aren’t so closely related to party democracy and the like – and there’s quite a range. In May, Britain was graced with the appearance of the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul […]

The best of 2012: our coverage of the ins and outs of Labour politics

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It’s been a fantastic year for Left Futures – more visitors than ever, many new contributors, and a lively debate in the comment section. But as a grassroots community, we are only as strong as our readers – so thanks for returning to the site again and again! So, a Happy New Year to all […]

The six most popular stories this week

by Newsdesk.

Congratulations Sarah: now let’s learn the lessons of Rotherham – Conrad Landin says that Labour’s victory is no reason to forget the need to abandon NEC selections. Mark Carney’s shock appointment means more of the same – “Be very afraid,” says Ann Pettifor. “Business-as-usual will prevail. And nothing will be done to constrain the City, […]

The six most popular stories this week

by Newsdesk.

The Rotherham debacle: time to reform selections – Conrad Landin’s article from the night of the selection meeting whereparty members walked out in disgust at a shortlist of two. Now is the time, he argues, to reject NEC-imposed shortlists outright. Labour success spoilt once again by selection shenanigans – Michael Meacher comments on the same […]

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