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Labour leadership – time for the stalking horse to be stabled

Labour leadership - time for the stalking horse to be stabledI think the unthinkable – a re-united Labour Party by the beginning of next...

Don Flynn, Brexit and Free movement

In CHARTIST 281, Don Flynn calls on Labour to tackle exploitation in the labour market   There is no denying the fact that anxieties over immigration...

From one Owen to another

Trevor Fisher sees much value in Owen Jones' lessons for Labour, even as Owen Smith emerges as the sole challenger to Corbyn       The...

Labour’s mis-selling scandal – NEC should act on Tuesday

Peter Kenyon sets out the case for resetting the freeze date to Thursday 14 July Prepare for the worst. The Labour Party's National Executive Committee...

After a week of plotting

Trevor Fisher on a Labour engaged in splits, and Tory government splitting its sides Last autumn the Labour leadership issues seemed possible to discuss objectively, with...

Corbyn Coup latest

A week, then a weekend and now a couple of hours is a long time in politics. Peter Kenyon reports

Chartist statement on Labour’s Leadership

Corbyn: popular, but not with Labour MPs - why? Peter Kenyon and Mike Davis explore events post the EU-referendum as Labour plunges into a parallel...

A tribute and birthday message to Jo Cox

A tragic death of a campaigner for refugees, peace, a social EU and a better world. CHARTIST salutes Jo Cox – Labour MP for Batley and...

The Cruddas Report And Winning In 2020. A critique by Peter Rowlands

Peter Rowlands sees a necessary discussion to be engaged with, but also some conclusions to be rejected The independent inquiry by Jon Cruddas and others...

Confronting a culture of failure

Trevor Fisher sees a Labour party that refuses to learn any lessons With the future uncertain, it is sensible to focus on why we are...

Gerry Hassan on a Scotland that keeps rejecting Labour

Gerry Hassan on the end of British politics and what it means for Scotland    There is no such thing as British politics. This was evident...