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CommentLRC

The Threat of a No-Deal Brexit

“All in all a no-deal Brexit will be a catastrophe for working people in this country. We have to fight that outcome with all our might.”

CommentLRC
The Threat of a No-Deal Brexit
CommentMike Phipps

Remain and Rebel

“The battle for a Corbyn government in the UK is part of the struggle to radically restructure the EU to make its institutions accountable to, and work for, the people of Europe”

CommentMike Phipps
Remain and Rebel
CommentTom Coburg

Boris Johnson isolated as his Brexit strategy disintegrates before his eyes

Republicans and Democrats in the US congress have made it clear that if Johnson’s Brexit strategy continues to exclude the Irish backstop, then Congress will block the US-UK trade agreement promised by Donald Trump.

CommentTom Coburg
  Boris Johnson isolated as his Brexit strategy disintegrates before his eyes
CommentMartin Wicks

Council House Scandal: 100,000 council homes a year needed

George Clarke's programme on Channel 4 underlines the need for Labour members to organise to radicalise Labour's housing policy, overcome the resistance of John Healey and to bury the remnants of New Labour's housing philosophy.

CommentMartin Wicks
Council House Scandal: 100,000 council homes a year needed
CommentGuest Author

Remain Labour

“We need to mobilise our membership as we have never been able to before, both around our positive socialist policies – and around a clear position of opposition to Brexit (because any conceivable Brexit would stand in the way of all of those positive policies).” Jon Rogers, Chair of Brighton Pavilion Constituency Labour Party and of the Sussex Labour Representation Committee, writes in a personal capacity.

CommentGuest Author
Remain Labour
CommentGuest Author

US-China Relations: From trade war to hot war?

Dr Leon Tressell examines the heightening of tensions between the two superpowers

CommentGuest Author
US-China Relations: From trade war to hot war?

The 2018 expulsion of Cyril Chilson, a child of Holocaust Survivors, says everything you need to know about the ‘antisemitism’ witchhunt

“My military experience together with a strong socialist conviction led me to become an activist of the Peace Now movement...”

The 2018 expulsion of Cyril Chilson, a child of Holocaust Survivors, says everything you need to know about the ‘antisemitism’ witchhunt

Understanding the Modern Monetary System

We don’t need Theresa May’s mythical “magic money tree” to implement common sense socialism - we just need a common sense appreciation of the monetary system, which MMT provides.

Understanding the Modern Monetary System

Universal Credit is 'Economic Murder'

Universal Credit is a system of reshaping work and the benefits system in the image of the Poor Laws

Universal Credit is 'Economic Murder'
CommentSteven Saxby

Land for the many!

Our land should be a common treasury for all and work for the many, not just the few - no less in the Cities of London and Westminster than for anywhere else in the UK.

CommentSteven Saxby
Land for the many!
CommentPete Firmin

Who makes policy, and how?

THE PARTY’S RULE BOOK says that the National Policy Forum (NPF) draws up policy. But, in recent years, the NPF has rarely met.

CommentPete Firmin
Who makes policy, and how?
CommentLinda Wilde

Building a union presence in the Party

One result of the success of our work with the trade unions has been to consolidate DaWN CLP as a Corbyn supporting constituency

CommentLinda Wilde
Building a union presence in the Party
CommentMike Phipps

Is a third way possible?

The Brexit referendum continues to polarise. Mike Phipps reviews Dreams of Leaving and Remaining, by James Meek, published by Verso.

CommentMike Phipps
Is a third way possible?

Climate Emergency: No Time to Waste!

The climate emergency demands drastic state intervention and mass mobilisation on an international scale.

Climate Emergency: No Time to Waste!
CommentStuart King

On your marks for a General Election

If we offered in our manifesto that any Brexit deal negotiated by Labour would be confirmed by a public vote, with an option to remain if it was rejected, we would unite the party and the vast majority of voters around such a position.

CommentStuart King
CommentAdam Murray

Marriage equality: still not a UK-wide civil right

When representatives of the campaign for marriage equality in Northern Ireland attended the Pink News Awards in London two years ago, they were surprised when the great and good of the organised British LGBT community started asking them, “You don’t have same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland? Are you sure?”.

We’re sure… we’ve checked.

CommentAdam Murray
Marriage equality: still not a UK-wide civil right
CommentAngus Satow

A socialist response to the climate emergency

AFTER WEEKS OF SUSTAINED pressure from the Youth Strikes and Extinction Rebellion, a new climate movement has emerged.

CommentAngus Satow
A socialist response to the climate emergency

For systemic revolution

Animal agriculture represents 61% of worldwide food related emissions, despite accounting for only 18% of the calories we eat.

For systemic revolution
CommentPete Firmin

Brent Council declared the best planning authority? They must be joking!

Pete Firmin, South Kilburn resident, can hardly believe it.

CommentPete Firmin

Stand with Corbyn: Unite to end Tory austerity

Labour is still ahead in the polls, while many of our sister parties in Europe (with a few notable exceptions) are at a historic low point.

Stand with Corbyn: Unite to end Tory austerity