As the Labour leadership drives members out of the party and damages ties to trade unions, they have turned to wealthy donors to fill the funding gap – but so far the rich seem quite happy with the Tories.
The suspension of the chair and co-secretary of Bristol West CLP over a motion supporting Jeremy Corbyn is a calculated attack on Labour members’ rights and party democracy.
Nigel Farage’s new anti-lockdown party aims to capitalise on the economic hardship facing millions due to the government’s Covid-19 failures. The Left must speak to these concerns – or risk him gaining ground.
The government intends to wage a sustained attack on human rights in the coming years – and the Spy Cops Bill shows that we can’t rely on Labour’s leadership to fight back. It’s time to build grassroots resistance.
From BooHoo to warehouses and meatpacking factories, the dire working conditions of modern Britain have helped to drive Covid-19 – but you won’t hear much about it from the government or media.
With the objective of a mass membership party now abandoned, Labour is returning to its recent past as a Westminster political machine – but members can still have influence, if they organise.
Liberals increasingly realise that astronomical inequalities are tearing democracy apart – but won’t support figures like Corbyn or Sanders because they can’t countenance the radical change required to save it.
Keir Starmer promises to unite the party and appear prime ministerial while sticking by Labour’s left-wing policies. But if elected, he would be forced to choose between these priorities – and it’s clear which one would lose out.
After decades of attacks on trade unions and workers’ rights, inequality in Britain is soaring. But in this election, finally, workers have a chance to vote for a government that would empower them.
In this election the North of England will choose between a Labour Party that is fighting to tackle regional inequality – and a Tory Party that has spent the last decade deepening it.
The upcoming reselection process is a historic test for the Labour left: can it secure a parliamentary party willing to support a transformative socialist government?
A new generation of socialists in Manchester and Salford are building radical institutions that bring politics to life.