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Overcoming the enemies within

17 May 2012

The left must unite in order to change the relationship of forces both within and outside the Labour Party, argues Mike Macnair

Clause wars

12 Mar 2020

James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists says RLB’s clause four owes more to Tony Blair than Sidney Webb. Either way, both amount to bullshit. What we need is a clause four that marks a real political shift.

Use the ballot

29 Feb 2020

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

13 Feb 2020

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

Principled voices few and far between

31 Jan 2020

Despite Corbyn’s imminent departure, the ‘Anti-Zionism equals anti-Semitism’ smear campaign remorselessly grinds on, writes Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists.

Then there were four

24 Jan 2020

Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists shows how appeasement has a terrible logic. But candidates can be pressurised from the left.

Smoke without fire

16 Jan 2020

Jamie Stern-Weiner (editor) Anti-Semitism and the Labour Party Verso, December 2019, free e-book, pp278

Put pressure on RLB

16 Jan 2020

CLPs should demand the Labour leadership candidate distances herself from the ‘10 pledges’, writes Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists.

Between a rock and a hard place

09 Jan 2020

Candidates in the Labour leadership election reflect the self-inflicted defeat of the Labour left under Corbyn’s leadership, argues Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Case update

09 Jan 2020

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

Unworthy crew

19 Dec 2019

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

Corbynism is over

19 Dec 2019

Mike Macnair argues that the very aim of winning government office is misconceived and self-defeating.

The media mincer

12 Dec 2019

Jim Grant of Labour Party Marxists looks back at the Labour leadership’s attempts to conciliate the media.

Cold light of day

06 Dec 2019

Could a Labour government really act in the interests of both workers and capital? Rex Dunn gives his take on the Financial Times and Jeremy Corbyn’s 2019 manifesto.

Expect the worst, hope for the best

06 Dec 2019

Corbyn has only himself to blame for Labour’s predicament, writes Tony Greenstein.

Within the current order

28 Nov 2019

Win or lose the general election, the fight to transform Labour will continue, writes Peter Manson.

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