What is disturbing is the line being pedalled in parts of our movement that Universal Credit ‘is good in principle, it just needs to be tweaked a bit to make it right’.
The working class is moving into action. The question is – will this find any kind of adequate political expression?
Cathy Augustine for Labour Briefing interviews Danielle Tiplady, Vauxhall CLP member, intensive care nurse, activist and campaigner for better nurses' pay and working conditions.
There was a strength of feeling from the grassroots that the mayor Sadiq Khan should listen to representatives of council estates which are facing demolition.
IN THE EAST LONDON borough of Tower Hamlets 53% of children live in poverty - the highest rate of any English local authority.
Councillors have become the willing prisoners of senior managements with no interest in erecting roadblocks to the Whitehall juggernaut.
Small acts of humanity like providing clean pants and socks, charging phones, providing the means to have a haircut and a conversation over a cup of tea are more important than ever.
John Healey's office has told us that they don't know how many council homes will be built because it's up to councils to decide. Yet Labour can determine how many council homes it aspires to have built by deciding on the amount of grant available to councils.
Mike Phipps reviews The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees: how the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the rights of people on the move, a new report from the Transnational Institute, by Yasha Maccanico, Ben Hayes, Samuel Kenny and Frank Barat