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Sectarianism and secession

25 May 2017

Programmatically weak politics only helped reinforce the CPGB’s ultimate sectarianism after its re-entry into the Labour Party in the late 1930s, writes Lawrence Parker

Crush the saboteurs

27 Apr 2017

Eddie Ford says that after June 8 Jeremy Corbyn must stay on to fight the right, not fall on his sword

‘All power to the soviets!’

20 Apr 2017

Did Lenin’s April theses mark a fundamental change in Bolshevik strategy? In this series of articles Lars T Lih demonstrates that this was not the case

Fight back - but for what?

02 Feb 2017

The left in Momentum is organising a ‘networking conference’ on March 11, writes Carla Roberts

Stay and fight the battle of ideas

19 Jan 2017

Despite widespread outrage over the Lansman coup, there is little appetite to split Momentum, says Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Contemptible document

12 Jan 2017

William Sarsfield of Labour Party Marxists looks at the new Lansman constitution

Fit for a dictator

15 Dec 2016

Allies of Jon Lansman have produced a draft constitution for Momentum. William Sarsfield takes a look

A false narrative

15 Dec 2016

The current Momentum crisis has nothing to do with age, Trotsky or even the voting method to be used at conference, says Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists. It is about who controls Momentum and for what political ends

The nuclear option

08 Dec 2016

While Jon Lansman considers ending it all, the left majority needs to press home its advantage, urges Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

A party, within a party, within ...

10 Nov 2016

Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists reports from the November 5 meeting of members of the Momentum national committee

Same old ephemeral new

10 Nov 2016

Paul Mason may now be championing ‘consensus democracy’, but its failings have long been established, writes Mick Last of the Labour Party Marxists

Call for NC members to meet

03 Nov 2016

Letter signed by concerned Momentum delegates

Sole director wants to dispense with representative democracy

03 Nov 2016

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on the botched Bonapartist coup and the ongoing rebellion

Labour’s perpetual war zone

13 Oct 2016

Corbyn is right to keep the power to hire and fire, writes Eddie Ford

Momentum or inertia?

13 Oct 2016

As long as it is treated as the private property of its most timid elements, Momentum is doomed, argues Jim Grant of Labour Party Marxists