In 2008, police blamed climate activists for a series of violent attacks on protest camps. The only problem was, it wasn’t true – and the way their story fell apart tells us a lot about how similar scandals unfold today.
Instead of caution, Labour should show ambition – it’s time to make the case for a transformative recovery which delivers a pay rise to workers and tackles social crises in housing, care and climate.
Private banks are refusing to lend to sectors of the economy that desperately need it, despite government guarantees. It’s time for more direct intervention – a state-owned bank that works in the public interest.
The coronavirus crisis has left many parents trying to balance a full-time job with childcare – and in the process shone a light on the ways unpaid work in the home props up our entire economy.
With a radical manifesto, an enthusiasm for change and an active membership, a Labour victory in next week’s election could transform Britain for a generation.
If a Corbyn-led Labour Party wins the next general election, big business will fight back – and we’ll need a plan to defeat them.
A Corbyn-led Labour government would be the biggest opportunity to reset Britain’s economy in a generation. But are we ready for it?