Recruit, win new affiliates, transform

Jeremy Corbyn’s election presents the left with a historic opportunity. James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists outlines a programme of immediate action and long-term strategic goals

First the background. Once Jeremy Corbyn got past the gatekeepers of the Parliamentary Labour Party and made it onto the ballot he was always going to be the winner. There are millions out there who are angry, who, no matter how vaguely, want a better world, who feel alienated from and unrepresented by the pro-austerity Labour right. They found their weapon in the person of comrade Corbyn.

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Letters

At death’s door; Kind of; Make regime pay; Corbo-republic; Stalinist; Emotional; Gurkha shame; Return to normal; Sex workers; Dead end

Surviving the press onslaught

The new Labour leader is in for a rough ride, but he must learn to fight, says Daniel Harvey

Action requires organisation

Counterposing activism to Labour Party work is a mug’s game, argues Paul Demarty

Prioritise republican fight

Corbyn’s defence of trade unionism is admirable, writes Peter Manson, but he must not shy away from the way we are ruled

Firing the first shots

Eddie Ford predicts a lengthy civil war between Jeremy Corbyn and the parliamentary party

No to ‘Marxist art’

We need a Marxist theory of art, argues Rex Dunn

Lies and smears

Who is the ‘extremist’? asks Amir Parviz Pouyan

Hungry for ideas

The masses are ready, says Robbie Rix

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