Jeremy Corbyn

Failing to act, again and again

Adrian McMenamin  |  8 December 2017

Failure of those at the top to properly deal with antisemitism on the left for fear of what others may think sends a very clear message to the bigots, writes Adrian McMenamin This week a member of my branch resigned her membership at least in part because of what she saw as antisemitism in Labour. The …

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Enthusing members

Katy Clark  |  4 December 2017

Help Jeremy Corbyn build a country for the many not the few, writes Katy Clark

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ANALYSIS: Does the past predict the future?

Conor Pope  |  4 December 2017

The Katy Clark ‘democracy review’ wears its faction on its sleeve, believes Conor Pope

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Last Word: Fitting the Momentum mould

Robert Philpot  |  1 December 2017

The Momentum loyalty test is in the very best tradition of democratic centralism – not democratic socialism, Robert Philpot has the last word

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Engaging with reality

Adrian McMenamin  |  30 November 2017

Council tenants cannot ‘wait for Corbyn’ before their Labour council starts improving their housing stock, argues Haringey resident Adrian McMenamin If the Jeremy Corbyn revolution has a ground zero, then I live there. I am not in Islington North: that begins, quite literally, at the other end of the street, but in the southern end …

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The Last Word: Salmond’s cynical show

Robert Philpot  |  17 November 2017

The former Scottish first minister’s attempts to show his editorial independence at RT are a shameless ploy – but Labour cannot take the moral highground, laments Robert Philpot There was something deeply cynical about Alex Salmond’s decision to include a segment on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues during the first episode this week of his controversial …

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Solutions not slogans

Editorial  |  15 November 2017

Labour needs the right economic project In his conference speech in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn stated that it is not enough for Labour to be ready for an election, but that ‘we must be government-ready too. Our aspirations matched by our competence.’ This one statement identifies precisely Labour’s dilemma. An energetic general election campaign can win a …

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The Last Word: Disarray on Brexit

Richard Angell  |  13 October 2017

Labour’s opportunity to shape Brexit, why progressives must deliver for the young, and World Mental Health Day – Progress director Richard Angell has the Last Word It is becoming clearer and clearer that half of the government’s aims for Brexit are incompatible with the other half of its aims for Brexit. Theresa May set out …

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Stop apologising

Blair McDougall  |  6 October 2017

Scottish Labour stopped the unthinkable austerity and calamity of leaving the union. The new leader must remember how, and why, to win again in Scotland, argues Blair McDougall “Again!!??’ That was the message I got from a friend in London when yet another leader of Scottish Labour resigned. Given we are now picking our ninth leader since …

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Corbyn’s social security silence

Alan Lockey  |  29 September 2017

The Labour leader’s deliberate vagueness on social security is a betrayal of those that elected him hoping he would rebuild Britain’s broken welfare state, argues Alan Lockey Perhaps it was inevitable anyway. Nevertheless, the significance of the 2015 welfare reform bill to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership ascent is surely indisputable. As his three leadership rivals demurred, only …

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