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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

Why we resigned

02 Dec 2021

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

Stay and fight and fight again

02 Dec 2021

A call that went unheeded: opening remarks by Graham Bash to LAW’s final all-members meeting

Merging into a cul-de-sac

02 Dec 2021

Derek James of Labour Party Marxists argues that this is no time to give up on the fight against the witch-hunt. Nor will the attempt to form an amorphous socialist movement get anywhere

Deserting the fight

25 Nov 2021

Plans to close Labour Against the Witchhunt and form yet another amorphous broad-left outfit are not only, by definition, unprincipled: they are bound to fail, writes Paul Demarty

Time for a rethink

18 Nov 2021

Derek James rounds on John McDonnell for his pusillanimity and the official left for its silence over the expulsion of Graham Bash

Ten days of change

18 Nov 2021

Following the Owen Paterson fiasco, Labour has leapt forward in the polls. Eddie Ford argues that this creates problems for the standard left narrative of a useless Keir Starmer

No saving graces

11 Nov 2021

Tony Greenstein reviews 'Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis: what the left got wrong and how to learn from it' by David Renton (Routledge, 2021, pp230, £19.99)

Right firmly in control

28 Oct 2021

The Labour left is still clutching at unity and refusing to face up to defeat. Derek James of Labour Party Marxists looks at the sorry results

Latest round win

28 Oct 2021

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

Common caste identity

21 Oct 2021

Eddie Ford says that the killing of rightwing Tory MP David Amess reveals a lot about careerist politicians in general. And not only on the Labour right … there is the official and unofficial Labour ‘left’ too

Vigorous debate

07 Oct 2021

Paul Drummond reports on the discussions at last weekend’s meeting of CPGB and LPM comrades

Around conference left

30 Sep 2021

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

Setting the record straight

30 Sep 2021

Tony Greenstein reviews 'Labour, the anti-Semitism crisis and the destroying of an MP' by Lee Garratt (Thinkwell Books, 2021, pp237, £10)

Cargo-cult Blairism

30 Sep 2021

Here we are supposed to have the intellectual background. What is revealed is a sad lack of intellectual background. Paul Demarty reviews Keir Starmer's 'The road ahead' (Fabian Ideas, 2021, pp32, £5.95)

Focus group goop

30 Sep 2021

Left treated with blatant contempt. Right relishes its witch-hunt triumph. Andrew Kirkland of Labour Party Marxists reports from the Brighton conference hall

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