Sarah McDonald

Latest articles by Sarah McDonald

Straight-talking left

There is nothing to fear from openly and honestly reporting our meetings, writes Sarah McDonald

Missing the bigger picture

Sarah McDonald reports on Left Unity's National Council meeting

Taking Labour seriously

Sarah McDonald reports from a sparsely attended national council meeting

No to business as usual

We need to take Labour seriously, argues LU national council member Sarah McDonald

Going into survival mode

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

Prioritise principle

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

Positive thinking on Labour

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

Beginnings informed by the past

John Summers All for nothing Studio1.1, 57a Redchurch Street, London E2, June 5-28 2015, Wednesdays to Sundays, 12 noon to 6pm

Stand under our own banner

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

How not to organise

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

Arguments about Greens

Here we present two reports about Left Unity's debate around the "anti-asuterity alliance". First Peter Manson reports from Greenwich and Lewisham branch

As effective as a marzipan dildo

Chris Atkins (director) Ukip: the first 100 days Channel 4, February 16

Machiavellian manoeuvres in the dark

Peter Kosminsky (director) Wolf Hall BBC2, Wednesdays 9pm

To piece together what has been smashed

Walter Benjamin Radio Benjamin Verso, 2014, pp389, £16.99

LRC: A crisis of soul searching

The Labour Representation Committee’s leadership is anticipating a ‘make or break’ annual general meeting on November 8. Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports

Black square and full circle

Malevich exhibition, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1, £13.10 (ends October 26)

Scotland: Nothing progressive about nationalism

Sarah McDonald reports on a clumsy attempt to railroad Left Unity Scotland into support for a ‘yes’

Pox on both houses

What is the communist stance in relation to the Scottish referendum? Sarah McDonald urges a boycott