Labour Party

Labour purge is price for Corbyn’s failure to confront bureaucracy

NEC purge signals end of left's attempt to wrest control of the party

Peter Main  ·  27 August 2021

Where is Starmer steering Labour?

This year's annual conference presents a last chance for the Labour left to regroup and reassess its priorities

Tim Nailsea  ·  27 August 2021

Defy Labour’s anti-socialist purge!

RF Political Committee Right wing members of Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) are proposing a motion to expel members of four leftwing organisations who have opposed Keir Starmer’s leadership and the witch-hunt of anti-Zionists and Marxists. While the total number of members is small, the proposal to ‘proscribe’ (i.e. ban) Socialist Appeal is a reference […]

Red Flag  ·  20 July 2021

Momentum’s Refounding Convention – not the process we need

Momentum's biggest problem is not structural but political.

Urte March  ·  28 June 2021

How the Hartlepool by-election is exposing Starmer

Starmer's "electable" party might lose.

Marcel Rajecky  ·  13 April 2021

Nothing surprising in Starmer’s response to the Spring Budget

Starmer opposes Corporation Tax increase.

Alex Rutherford  ·  11 March 2021

Fighting the witch-hunt in Bristol Labour

“Read the Standing Orders – and understand – that you have no right!”

Tim Nailsea  ·  12 February 2021

Labour’s “loyal opposition” is betraying workers

Unemployment at 7.5% and rising.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  08 February 2021

Why Labour should support the Scots’ right to a referendum

By KD Tait Faced with record levels of support for Scottish independence in the run-up to Holyrood elections in May, Labour leader Keir Starmer has resorted to a tried and busted remedy patented by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. In a keynote speech on 21 December, Starmer claimed he was offering “a positive alternative to […]

KD Tait  ·  20 January 2021

Open Letter: We need a united fight against Starmer’s purge

The Labour leadership is attempting to drive the left out of the party. In the past few weeks, over 100 elected branch and constituency officers have been suspended, including 54 on 19 December alone. In November, General Secretary David Evans issued a ban on CLPs discussing his suspension of Jeremy Corbyn. This attack on the […]

Red Flag  ·  22 December 2020

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