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Tory Britain not working

Keir Starmer needs to wind back restrictions on members and refocus on building a narrative around a new democracy and a new economy.

Deepening divisions and levelling down

As widely predicted, Covid-19 is now unfolding a second deadly wave. Once again Johnson’s government has been caught asleep at the wheel

Building the Labour alternative

In some ways the Covid-19 pandemic has masked the realities of the challenge facing the left; in other ways, it has exposed it.

Workers must not be made to pay for Covid crisis

Beware the second wave: not just the threat to lives from a further spike in Covid-19, but to livelihoods from impending recession, mass unemployment and an increasingly likely ‘no deal’ Brexit.

Long haul for Labour

Labour suffered a heavy defeat on 12th December. Identifying the reasons for failure to unseat a Tory government presiding over nine years of austerity will rightly occupy some time.

New Tory PM and Euro elections signal a Labour change

Any day now Jeremy Corbyn should come out with an explicit commitment from Labour to remain in the EU and campaign for that view in a general election or referendum.

Europe—Tory paralysis, Labour’s opportunity

We live in surreal times. It is unprecedented for a government to be defeated on its keynote policy, delivering Brexit - not once but...

Editorial: Left against Brexit and austerity

Wages stagnant for the longest period since the Napoleonic wars, a flatlining economy, low productivity growth and stagnant investment. Cap this with collapsing local...