Why revive a stinking corpse?

Jack Conrad questions the worth of the ‘Labour4Clause4’ campaign being promoted by Socialist Appeal. Instead of fostering illusions in Fabian socialism, surely the task of Marxists is to win the Labour Party to Marxist socialism

A hundred years ago this month, the Labour Party adopted its famous clause four - a declaration of aims and principles, which Rob Sewell, editor of Socialist Appeal, tells us committed the party to “the socialist transformation of society”.1

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Letters

Illusions; Caricature; Glimmering; Distraction; Bonce recovery

Break with multimillionaires

Peter Manson reports on the resignation of Jacob Zuma

When chickens come home

Jeremy Newmark is in trouble, Ann Black has been dropped and AWL members have been declared ‘unwelcome’, reports Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Couldn’t have happened to a nicer man

Jeremy Newmark, the ‘ideal representative’ of the Jewish Labour Movement, stands accused of all manner of wrongdoing. Tony Greenstein calls on the Labour Party to act

Reduced to a think tank?

An existential crisis continues to haunt the dwindling forces of the Labour Representation Committee, reports Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists

Misrepresenting the people

Paul Demarty wonders what is left out of the centenary celebrations for the Representation of the People Act

Zombies and the new volatility

The ‘Goldilocks’ days of cheap money are coming to an end, Eddie Ford looks at the consequences

A man and his movement

Kevin Bean examines the role played by Gerry Adams in Sinn Féin

Welcome back

Robbie Rix wants to move up a gear or two

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