Category Archives: Editorial

Editorial: A Movement is Born

CORBYN’S bid to be Labour leader has taken the entire political establishment by storm. The groundswell of support that pressurised just enough Labour MPs to nominate him then soared, making key trade union executives – including Unite and Unison – … Continue reading

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Invisible Existence

Leo Doran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder which affects the brain’s ability to regulate the normal sleep-wake cycle. She describes her experiences in the workplace and wider society, her rage and her growing sense of strength as she fights … Continue reading

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Editorial: The Search for an Alternative

After several days of saturation coverage in the mainstream media celebrating the life of Margaret Thatcher, it is hardly surprising that a party of authoritarian populist xenophobes should see an uptick in its share of the vote in local elections. … Continue reading

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March 2013 Editorial: Labour must put forward a clear alternative

The unprecedented triple dip recession is almost upon us. Over four years on from the banking crash, with unemployment across Europe at record levels, the economy continues to flatline and the assorted remedies fail. Now Britain has lost its triple … Continue reading

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In Place of Fear

There were two sides to New Labour – the hardliners and the wets. The former rejected class-based politics, embraced neoliberal capitalism, and was Atlanticist in its foreign policy. The Party was not worth listening to, and so was ignored. Members … Continue reading

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November 2012 WE MARCHED, NOW WE MUST BUILD

  The mass marches on 20 October in London, Belfast and Glasgow reflect the scale of opposition to the coalition government. They also reflect the organisational strength of the labour movement to mobilise people. The hard work of union reps, … Continue reading

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Educate, Agitate, Organise

Magazine – Editorial Saturday, 08 September 2012 06:41 As the economy languishes in a double dip recession, and more and more economists advise the Government to change course, it is clear that the coalition’s ideological agenda is losing support. The … Continue reading

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Labour Briefing AGM votes to transfer to LRC

At its most packed AGM for several years, Labour Briefing supporters voted by the narrow margin of 44 to 37 for the magazine to be hosted by the Labour Representation Committee. After an impassioned debate, the AGM agreed with a … Continue reading

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