Four of the five candidates of the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance were elected to the NEC.
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 […]
Momentum's biggest problem is not structural but political.
The suspension of Jeremy Corbyn is an attack against the socialist left which must be opposed
Resist the return to Blairism.
Open the borders to refugees, economic migrants, asylum seekers.
By Tim Nailsea On 12 August, the Labour Party’s General Secretary, David Evans, sent an email to CLP secretaries banning discussion of ‘Sir’ Keir Starmer’s decision to settle a court case brought by former employees and the journalist John Ware, who had accused the party of slander in its rebuttal of their accusation of antisemitism […]
By Urte March In the recent elections for Momentum’s national leadership, Red Flag stood three candidates as part of the Anticapitalist Platform. Our aim was to put forward an alternative programme: turn to the class struggle as the basis for rebuilding a mass movement capable of organising a socialist solution to the capitalist crises engulfing […]
A disorderly retreat... or stay and fight?
At Labour Party conference in Brighton, the internationalist Left scored a significant victory on conference floor with the passage of a motion on immigration which, in principle, commits Labour to maintaining and extending freedom of movement; a radical break from Labour’s previous enthusiasm for immigration controls. The motion also mandates Labour to reject any points-based […]