Stan Keable

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Forgotten gem retrieved

Stan Keable reviews They won’t let you live by Simon Blumenfeld (introduction by Tali Chilson. London Books 2022, pp250)

Why we resigned

Not unity but division: joint statement by four former members of LAW’s steering committee

Latest round win

Three and a half years after being sacked for daring to criticise Zionism during the Enough is Enough demonstration and Jewish Voice for Labour’s counter-demonstration in Parliament Square, Stan Keable welcomes a small victory in the struggle for unrestricted freedom of speech

Around conference left

LPM comrades William Sarsfield, Andrew Byrne and Stan Keable report on fringe meetings, hubs and bulletins

Continue the fight

As Keir Starmer’s regime prepares a hostile environment for socialists at Labour’s annual conference, Labour Against the Witchhunt resolves to step up its campaign. Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on the August 28 online membership meeting

The Gerard Coyne danger

Stan Keable reports on debates on the Unite election, the Chatham House left and our criticisms of the LPM fraction

Micro-debates, fatal decisions

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on an AGM that roundly voted to place itself in the rotten tradition of Millerandism. Fittingly John McDonnell was given star billing

Affiliation and a line change

Labour Party Marxists has formed a fraction and tweaked its approach to Momentum elections, Stan Keable reports

Run, run, run away

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists fears that technical reasons are being used to hide rotten politics

A vision of royal socialism

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists was among the London delegates at the Labour Left Alliance launch conference in Sheffield.

Case update

Stan Keable was sacked for political activity, and won a verdict of unfair dismissal: but the decision is being challenged

Unworthy crew

Like Corbyn, none of his prospective successors are prepared to challenge the Labour right head on, says Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists.

Stop feeding the beast

Labour Against the Witchhunt held a successful fringe meeting at the Labour conference. Stan Keable reports

A Labour council’s inquisition

Stan Keable tells how the anti-Corbyn witch-hunt in the Labour Party has spilled over into political victimisation in the workplace

Gaining momentum

The campaign to reinstate Stan Keable has growing support

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

End the witch hunt

Stan Keable, secretary of Labour Against the Witchhunt, reports on a successful lobby of Labour’s NEC

Building up steam

Labour Against the Witchhunt secretary Stan Keable reports on the debates and decisions

Calling all witches

Motion against witch-hunts

No case to answer

Stan Keable was expelled last week from the Labour Party because of his association with Labour Party Marxists, of which he is secretary. This is his reply to Labour’s head of disputes

Inconsistently democratic

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on the CLPD annual conference

Putting the case for real socialism

The recent elections in Momentum allowed us to test our strength and present our arguments, writes Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists

Banned motion

Motion banned by the Labour Party prefaced by complaint about the decision

Sole director wants to dispense with representative democracy

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on the botched Bonapartist coup and the ongoing rebellion

Disaffiliation by stealth

We should be fighting the methods of the Labour bureaucracy, not adopting them, writes LPM secretary Stan Keable

Missing from the story

The story of prehistoric human communism was missing from the SWP's Marxism reports Stan Keable

Advancing but taking heavy casualties

The Labour right is doing all in its power to retain control and exclude opponents. Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists reports on the AGM of the CLPD

Wishful thinking rather than hard truth

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists was at John McDonnell’s Labour Left Platform roundtable discussion on February 7

Democratic organisation needed

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists attended the January 17 Reclaim the Union meeting of Unison activists

Not in the Weekly Worker

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists attended the AGM for Greater London

Threat of witch-hunt averted

Stan Keable reports on the Labour Representation Committee’s November 8 annual conference

LRC: Inclusivity and intolerance

Some leading members are displaying an unhealthy aversion to dissenting views. Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists attended the final meeting of its outgoing national committee

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

Hurricane of persecutions


For an open journal

On a road to slavery

Brent SLP members stand by their manifesto in defence of revolutionary politics

Democratic workers’ party needed

Socialist minimum

To date the Brent branch of the SLP has still received no communication from the NEC and is therefore continuing with its election campaign. Stan Keable, SLP parliamentary candidate for Brent East, here challenges ‘Red’ Ken in the local press

SLP letters

Last week Socialist Labour's NEC received a flood of correspondence from members regarding the democracy of the party

Contesting Brent East

Stan Keable replies to Arthur Scargill’s claim in the Morning Star that he is not an SLP member

Revolutionary challenge to Ken Livingstone

Members of Socialist Labour’s West London branch living in Brent met last week to set up a constituency branch and make plans for the general election. They sent out this press statement