Labour Party

Tories take aim at migrant workers as Brexit drives immigration to record high

Keir Starmer and Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper are desperate not to be viewed as ‘soft on migrants’.

George Banks  ·  14 January 2024

The class struggle in 2024

Great power rivalry is back. That means more wars, more coups — and an end to the farce of global cooperation on climate change. On the home front, a general election is a chance for workers to put our demands on the agenda.

KD Tait  ·  12 January 2024

For Workers’ Action To break links with Israel

Britain is a key link in Israel’s war machine, selling weapons, conducting research, and investing pension funds. It’s time to the break the link—no cooperation with occupation!

Dave Stockton  ·  12 January 2024

Starmer doubles down on support for Israel’s war

When Israel attacked Gaza following Hamas’ 7 October attack, Keir Starmer was quick to declare Labour’s ‘unconditional’ support for Israel’s ‘right to defend itself’.

George Banks  ·  21 November 2023

Labour commits to Tory spending plans

Tories and Labour have moved into election mode.

Peter Main  ·  13 November 2023

Why we defend ‘from the river to the sea’

Andy MacDonald, Labour MP for Middlesbrough, has been suspended for using the phrase.

Workers Power  ·  13 November 2023

Starmer doubles down on support for Israel’s war

Dozens of councillors have resigned, and Labour have tried to frame dissent as a 'Muslim issue'.

George Banks  ·  13 November 2023

What does a Labour Government mean for workers?

By Dave Stockton As we go to press, the Labour Party Conference is assembling in Liverpool. With its many fringe events it has been promoted as the largest such gathering in years. But it will be unlike the gatherings of social movement activists in the Corbyn years. The Guardian reported in September that a total […]

Dave Stockton  ·  13 October 2023

Starmer sets out his stall – for the bosses

By KD Tait In early September Keir Starmer reshuffled the shadow cabinet ready for a general election campaign, stuffing it with Blairite hardliners, friends to big business and sworn enemies of the left. Just as the Tory conference marked the beginning of the struggle for the leadership of the Conservatives in the wake of an […]

KD Tait  ·  13 October 2023

Resist the Tories’ carnival of reaction

It’s time for them to go.

George Banks  ·  13 October 2023

Israel bombs Jenin while its West Bank settlers run amok

Israel launches deadly raid into the occupied territories

Dave Stockton  ·  04 July 2023

Starmer’s ‘five missions’ offer little to the working class

After the local elections, Starmer's Labour looks set to enter government. With the parliamentary left defeated we must organise to force workers' demands onto their agenda

George Banks  ·  03 June 2023

Starmer v Sunak

By Alex Rutherford WITH A new winter of discontent, rising prices, a growing strike wave and scandals ranging from tax penalties to kidnapped child refugees, it is no wonder that many commentators are predicting that Rishi Sunak’s career as Prime Minister may be a short one. From the perspective of the working class, the shorter […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  07 February 2023

Leftwing candidate excluded in Labour HQ stitch-up

Members should boycott this fraudulent selection.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  02 November 2022

‘Which side are you on?’ Labour has a crisis of leadership

Labour’s lead has narrowed to just four points.

George Banks  ·  13 September 2022

Left maintains NEC seats – despite Momentum

Four of the five candidates of the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance were elected to the NEC.

Peter Main  ·  12 September 2022

The limits of municipal socialism: A review of Radical Lambeth by Simon Hannah

Dave Stocking Radical Lambeth: 1978-1991 by Simon Hannah

Dave Stockton  ·  05 September 2022

Starmer fails test of elections and strikes

Boris Johnson's government suffered two significant by-election defeats on 23 June.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  13 July 2022

Nothing new on offer in Momentum leadership elections

By Urte March VOTING IS open until 6 July in the Momentum leadership elections, with two slates—Your Momentum and Momentum Organisers—competing in a lifeless re-run of the 2020 contest. Your Momentum is a rebrand of the incumbent Forward Momentum grouping orienting itself towards social movements and community campaigns, while Momentum Organisers emphasises the need to […]

Urte March  ·  02 July 2022

Stagflation crisis looms, and we must make the rich pay

It will be up to the rank and file to lead the resistance.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  27 April 2022

Left must fight against anti-socialist bans

Labour’s NEC has voted to proscribe three leftwing organisations.

KD Tait  ·  13 April 2022

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