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All Out to Oldham

Susan Press, Chair Calder Valley CLP (personal capacity), reports on the by-election in Oldham. WITHIN DAYS OF THE SHOCK ANNOUNCEMENT of Michael Meacher’s death, only months after winning Oldham West and Royton with a 14,738 majority, the race began for … Continue reading

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December 2015 Issue

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November 2015 Issue

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October 2015 Issue

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FOLKESTONE UNITED: COMING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT MIGRANTS

Bridget Chapman, Folkestone United, reports I moved to the Kent coast in May 2014. I knew I would miss the diversity of Brixton,  my home for the previous 15 years.  I also knew that some attitudes on the Kent coast … Continue reading

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September 2015 Issue

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Greece deal or default?

Michael Roberts reports BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS, Greece will probably have either defaulted on loans owed to the IMF or the left wing Syriza government will have reached a “humiliating” [according to Greek Prime Minister Tsipras] agreement with … Continue reading

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JEREMY CORBYN IN HIS OWN WORDS

What does Jeremy Corbyn stand for? Heiko Khoo provides some insights. THIS IS HOW JEREMY INTRODUCED HIMSELF in the Newsnight Labour leadership debate on 17 June: “I was first elected to Parliament 32 years ago, and I’ve spent that time … Continue reading

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July 2015 Issue

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Tories wrong on rights

Gordon Nardell examines the pitfalls awaiting the Tories’ plans to repeal the Human Rights Act WHAT A DIFFERENCE FIVE YEARS MAKE. In 2010 the Tories delighted in liberal attacks on New Labour’s human rights record, promising to “roll back” the … Continue reading

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