Latest articles

Anatomy of a conference

15 Oct 2015

Jack Conrad offers pre-conference assessments and recommendations

Join fight to transform Labour

08 Oct 2015

Yassamine Mather points to a key decision facing next month’s Left Unity conference

Politics without the personal is non-politics

10 Sep 2015

Censuring the ‘bullying’ Weekly Worker for reporting events in Leeds is not what LU’s executive should be up to, says Micky Coulter

New foundations, new orientation

10 Sep 2015

Communist Platform has drafted the following motions, together with our code of conduct, disputes rules and equality policy. Comrades are urged to secure Left Unity branch support for them and our alternative constitution

Going into survival mode

10 Sep 2015

The weekend’s national council meeting failed to respond to the Corbyn challenge. Sarah McDonald reports

Doing things differently or same old?

03 Sep 2015

Mike Macnair outlines the Communist Platform’s opposition to both word limits for motions and to a branch ballot to determine which should be prioritised at conference

New generation of debate

03 Sep 2015

Last week Left Unity’s youth caucus has held its first day school. Daniel Harvey reports

A constitution fit for purpose

13 Aug 2015

The Communist Platform has agreed to submit an alternative constitution for Left Unity at the November 21-22 national conference, when a whole day has been put aside to discuss the question. The current constitution, widely regarded as being unfit for purpose, stretches to 6,000 words and the CP is proposing it should be replaced by this much shorter and more concise document

Youth and students conference

13 Aug 2015

Callum Williamson reports on the progress of the Left Unity Youth and Student Caucus

Prioritise principle

06 Aug 2015

National council member Sarah McDonald points to two major problems concerning the November conference

Sectarian anti-sectarianism

23 Jul 2015

The fallout from Greece and an attempt to boot out Workers Power have aroused passions in Yorkshire Left Unity. Mike Copestake and Tina Becker report

Teesside established

23 Jul 2015

Steve Devey reports on the launch of a new branch in the north-east

Positive thinking on Labour

18 Jun 2015

LU’s national council saw some mixed outcomes. Sarah McDonald reports

Heat, light and confusion

11 Jun 2015

Sheffield LU comrades have been debating with Tusc. Mike Copestake reports

Standing in London’s elections

11 Jun 2015

Left Unity has been discussing and voting on its approach to the 2016 GLA and mayoral contests. Daniel Harvey reports