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David Shearer

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Palestine, payments and purges

Starmer is out to prove that Labour can be relied upon as a safe alternative party of government, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Oppose calls for reinstatement

We must defend Rebecca Long-Bailey against false charges that she helped spread an ‘anti-Semitic conspiracy theory’, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists. But why was a so-called ‘socialist’ willing to sit in Starmer’s shadow cabinet?

Amongst the living dead

Momentum is irreformable, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists, but we should back principled left candidates

Stand up to witch-hunters

Those who fail to show solidarity should not be given solidarity, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Revealed at last

The full extent of the lengths the right will go to in order to regain control has finally been exposed, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Use the ballot

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists urges a tactical vote for Rebecca Long-Bailey - despite her monarchism, vague politics and accommodation with the right.

Resurgent right

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists looks at the continuation of the anti-left witch-hunt

Broadband and ‘communist schemes’

Despite Corbyn’s retreats, we call for a Labour vote, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists.

Democratise the block vote

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reminds us of one of the key tasks we face

A week of heightened brain activity

Communist university 2019

Giving legitimacy to Zionism

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists looks at Corbyn’s latest attempt to appease the right

Preparing for battles ahead

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on a meeting full of vigorous debate

Reinstate Peter Gregson

The use of the IHRA ‘definition’ of anti-Semitism to expel a union activist marks a new low, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Witch-hunt defied and condemned

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on another conference dominated by top table speakers and characterised by choked debates

Standing up to the right

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on the threats, debates and decisions

Civil war far from over

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on LAW’s membership meeting

Stand up to your enemies

The more Corbyn retreats, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists, the more the Labour right grows in confidence

Compounding the mistake

No-one should be congratulated for the ‘Anti-Zionism equals anti-Semitism’ witch-hunt in the Labour Party, says David Shearer

Sacked by a Labour council

Politically driven, unjust and dangerous victimisation. Stan Keable must be reinstated

Step up the campaign

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on the fighting spirit evident at the June 16 national membership meeting of Labour Against the Witchhunt

Sacked for daring to tell the truth

Contribute to the fight to reinstate Stan Keable, urges David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Victimisers pose as victims

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on the lobby in support of Marc Wadsworth

Labour Against the Witchhunt: on the offensive

London meeting shares notes and debates tactics

Step up the campaign

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on the latest plans and developments

Corbyn must speak out

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on the launch of a promising new campaign

Witch-hunt continues

As the Ken Livingstone case demonstrates, the right’s call for ‘party unity’ should not be taken at face value, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Three-minute slots

David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists reports on a less than inspiring meeting

Prepare for after June 8

With only one week to go, a better Labour result than in 2015 might help persuade Jeremy Corbyn to stay on a leader, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists