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Red and green politics together

Recently retired Unite general secretary Len McCluskey looks back on his decades of union activism

Toppling the Tories

Boris Johnson has been found out. But, having decided to front it out, his government is now launching a fresh assault on the living conditions and rights of most UK citizens

Government on borrowed time

'Partygate' has exposed the UK public to the reality of Tory hypocrisy. Boris Johnson is on borrowed time.

Behind the lies comes an assault on democracy

Boris Johnson’s government is beginning to fall apart. Labour must not miss the opportunity to capitalise.

New Worlds for Old: Chartist Manifesto (2006)

This manifesto was published in Chartist November/December 2006 Socialism for the Twenty-First Century 1. Capitalism is still the dominant global economic system. Laissez faire capitalism only...

Tory failures – Labour opportunity

In the midst of the fallout from Covid and Brexit, the opinion polls remain firmly in the Tories’ favour. Why?

Labour tilting at windmills

Eighteen months into Keir Starmer's leadership, the Labour Party is struggling to find a direction.

Divided Britain – Starmer failing to meet the challenge

The vaccine rollout is this government's one saving grace - but nothing can disguise one of the worst Covid death rates in the world. Is Starmer up to the task of uniting Labour to defeat the Tories?

Campaign for proportional representation goes into summer with a roadshow of online events

Labour for a New Democracy is on the road as part of its campaign to get the case for proportional representation adopted at Labour conference.

Ups and mainly downs of Labour in recent elections

As Labour digests last week's local and by-election results, Paul Salveson looks at what the party can learn from the relative success of its Welsh counterpart, while Hugh Gault considers the decline of Labourism.

Can Starmer’s Labour meet the post-pandemic challenge?

As the UK emerges from a year of Covid-induced lockdowns and restrictions, Labour’s 'softly, softly' style of opposition will be put to the test.