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Corbyn’s 7 Questions to Cameron

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on Syria: “I would like to thank the Prime Minister for providing an advance copy of his remarks. After the despicable and horrific attacks in Paris … Continue reading

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British Politics changed on 12th September 2015

THE JOHN MCDONNELL COLUMN AT SPECIAL LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE TO ELECT THE LEADER OF THE LABOUR PARTY, as Jeremy’s agent I went with him to an upstairs room in the QE2 Conference Centre in London to await the results of … Continue reading

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Only the Beginning

Linda Clarke, Strathkelvin & Bearsden CLP,  urges us to organise, educate and democratise We are “collectively depressed” because we lost the 2015 General Election. That is the explanation given by many politicians and their media pundits as to why hundreds … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Opportunity

Mike Cowley, editor The Citizen, and member of Edinburgh North and Leith CLP, celebrates When Jeremy Corbyn announced his candidacy for Labour Party leader, few dared hope for much beyond the familiar task of coaxing the best out of circumstances … Continue reading

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SNP Worried

Lauren Gilmour reports On a wet September afternoon, socialists of all ages gathered in a Glasgow pub to watch the leadership election announcement. After riding high in opinion polls for weeks, being the only candidate to vote against the Tories’ … Continue reading

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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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We need to unite the Labour left

Following Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for Leader, Martin Mayer, Unite delegate to Labour’s NEC and Chair of United Left, argues for Labour left unity to win back democratic control of the Labour Party. JEREMY CORBYN’S STUNNING LEAD IN THE POLLS represents … Continue reading

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The Return of the Left

Twenty years ago a New Labour witch-hunt stopped Liz Davies from being a parliamentary candidate. Mike Phipps examines the legacy of that experience and asks Liz about the opportunities opening up with Jeremy Corbyn’s run for Labour leader. WHY IS … Continue reading

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Campaign Diary

So they think it’s just a load of adolescents? Well, here it is, the Diary of Jackie Walker, aged 61¼, one of thousands enthused by Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for Leader. IT BEGAN WITH TALKING. Not just to friends but to … Continue reading

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The John McDonnell Column: From Protest to Power

NOBODY PREDICTED THE ENORMOUS SCALE OF SUPPORT AND ENTHUSIASM for Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership election campaign. In one of the very few interviews I have given about the campaign, I said that we would shock the establishment with the level of … Continue reading

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