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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

Stand under our own banner

04 Jun 2015

LU ought to contest the GLA elections, urges Sarah McDonald - including standing a mayoral candidate

A year in limbo

21 May 2015

On June 11 2014 Laurie McCauley was suspended from Manchester Left Unity for publicly criticising other members of the branch, but his case has still not been heard. He spoke to the Weekly Worker

Inconsistent left nationalists

07 May 2015

SPS and the SWP may have refused to vote SNP, writes Peter Manson, but in effect they both cheered on its advance

How not to organise

23 Apr 2015

LU’s unworkable constitution is to be revisited. Sarah McDonald reports on this and other decisions taken by the national council

Swept along by the moment

16 Apr 2015

In the name of cuddling up to the Greens, Socialist Resistance warns about the dangers of the ‘ultra-left’. Paul Demarty objects

Youth and students get organised

02 Apr 2015

Callum Williamson reports on the successful founding conference of the new caucus

Left makes modest gains in internal elections

02 Apr 2015

All of the three main factions have something to celebrate, writes Peter Manson

Maverick left nationalist

26 Mar 2015

We reproduce below correspondence between comrade Freeman and LU national secretary Kate Hudson and also publish a statement issued by Left Unity’s Communist Platform

Following the logic of nationalism

19 Mar 2015

Solidarity is heading for deserved oblivion, writes Peter Manson

At the hustings

19 Mar 2015

Left Unity candidates give more responses to the Communist Platform's questions

A test of seriousness

19 Mar 2015

Paul Demarty examines responses to the seven questions posed by the Communist Platform to Left Unity candidates, and wonders why many are so reluctant to respond in good faith