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Our Challenge is our Opportunity!

THE JOHN MCDONNELL COLUMN I RECENTLY GAVE A SPEECH AT IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON in which I outlined Labour’s New Economic plan – our long term and sustainable alternative to the Conservatives’ narrow austerity dogma, which risks placing the future health … Continue reading

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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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We have Momentum!

Jon Lansman reports on the launch of a new movement to advance Jeremy Corbyn’s agenda both within the Labour Party and beyond. When Jeremy Corbyn entered the race to be Labour’s leader, we didn’t expect to win. From the outset … Continue reading

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The chance of a lifetime

Matt Wrack, General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, describes Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader as a political earthquake. It gives us enormous opportunities, which won’t last forever, he warns If you are on the left, you would have … 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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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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September 2015 Issue

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CAMPAIGN FOR DIANE & JEREMY!

Diane Abbott urges us to support her for London Mayor – and Jeremy Corbyn for Leader I AM NOW ON THE SHORTLIST FOR LABOUR’S CANDIDATE FOR LONDON MAYOR. And, after unprecedented pressure from party members and activists, Jeremy Corbyn is … Continue reading

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