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Momentum: trials, tribulations, and hopes for the future

It’s been a hell of a ride if you’ve been one of the 40,000 signed up to the grassroots initiative that is Momentum. Don Flynn says this is no time to give up your seat.

E. P. Thompson and the class issue

Trevor Fisher on the continued relevance of The Making of the English Working Class

Starmer’s victory: What next for the left?

Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet shows his concern to make sure both the left and right are represented in his leadership team. But Don Flynn argues that it is the extraordinary times we are living through which are generating the real opportunities for a decisive shift towards a new democratic socialism

“Crises are not in the habit of forming queues”

Planning, investing in carers and international cooperation are vital but lacking in this crisis, says Hugh Gault

What we need is rationing

Trevor Fisher fears a genuine shortage of essentials is coming

Tories in budget U-turn

Dennis Leech sees the partial ditching of austerity as the sign of a new type of Tory government and an indication Labour needs to change tack

The challenges of leadership

Successful candidates for Labour leader and deputy have huge tasks to overcome. Rebuilding electoral support and overcoming party divisions are two central challenges among others set out by Duncan Bowie as a guide to selection.

Retrospect and prospects

In anger as well as sadness Duncan Bowie reflects on failure and lost opportunities

After the deluge

Don Flynn assesses the Corbyn legacy

GE2019: An advance for Labour in Wales?

Peter Rowlands sees improved prospects for Welsh Labour, with a new leader who could complement a Corbyn government

GE2019: the Labour Party Election Manifesto – a radical departure

Duncan Bowie says this Labour manifesto is reassuringly clear with a credible plan for a democratic socialist Britain in the world. Let’s get behind the policies