Trump: Business as Usual?

The US could well be isolated – at odds with much of the world on issues as diverse as Palestine, human rights and climate justice – and all the more dangerous as a result.

OBITUARY: Linda Clarke

Linda's interests were wide, from English literature, theatre and film to the blues and jazz of Billie Holliday and Miles Davis, and to cricket and travelling. Despite her many disabilities, Linda kept politically engaged. She lived life to the full and was an inspiration.

Corbyn Watch

ANY HOPE THAT THE LABOUR PARTY would be able to unite behind Corbyn in 2017 to take on the Tories was dashed before Christmas when perennial whinger Jamie Reed quit Parliament to spend more time with the huge sums of money he’ll earn from the nuclear industry. He’s now been followed by Tristram Hunt, who will be parachuted into the Victoria and Albert Museum, having previously been parachuted into Stoke-on-Trent Central.

Copeland By-Election

Copeland CLP has selected Gillian Troughton as the candidate. She holds a number of voluntary roles, including working as a driver for St Johns Ambulance, and trained as an orthopaedic surgeon, before working in Cumbria County Council's children's services department between 1999 and 2011.

Trump: Business as Usual?

America’s new President is a corrupt, misogynistic narcissist who shamelessly mobilised the Neo-Nazi fringe to get elected. What will this mean for US foreign policy? asks Mike Phipps