Labour

Labour's internal war over rule changes is merely a distraction
Activism

Labour's internal war over rule changes is merely a distraction

Daily dispatch — The second day of Labour Conference saw the passing of a radical Green New Deal motion, Starmer coming out against nationalisation and a big win for the leadership − but at what cost?

Written by: Ben Smoke

Inside the tensions brewing around the Labour conference
Activism

Inside the tensions brewing around the Labour conference

Daily dispatch — Controversial proposed rule changes for electing new leaders and attempts to block Labour for a Green New Deal have made for a fraught start to Labour’s annual Conference.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Keir Starmer must not alienate Labour‘s climate activists
Activism

Keir Starmer must not alienate Labour‘s climate activists

Green New Deal — Yesterday, it was announced that Labour Green New Deal would be blocked from the Party Conference, which begs the question: why is the Labour leadership alienating this vital campaign group as the planet burns?

Written by: Chris Saltmarsh

We must defy Starmer’s undermining of Young Labour
Activism

We must defy Starmer’s undermining of Young Labour

Rising up — After attempts to bar Jeremy Corbyn and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign from the Labour Party’s annual conference, activists are speaking out about the leadership’s continued silencing of Young Labour.

Written by: Mark Montegriffo

The Borders Bill will endanger those it claims to protect
Opinion

The Borders Bill will endanger those it claims to protect

The fight ahead — While the Tories claim that their authoritarian Bill will create a fairer system, in reality, it’ll only serve to harm the most marginalised and vulnerable, writes Leah Cowan.

Written by: Leah Cowan

Why left-wing groups aren’t exempt from sexual assault
Activism

Why left-wing groups aren’t exempt from sexual assault

Hidden abuse — Isolated incidences of rape culture threaten the very ideology that unites activists and the building of a better society. Why then has there been a failure among some leftist groups to look inwards at the cultures they may be perpetrating?

Written by: Katie Tobin

The sky pool is a symbol of a greater housing scandal
Activism

The sky pool is a symbol of a greater housing scandal

Story of corruption — Photos of the pool at Nine Elms elicited controversy when they were widely shared last week. It sheds light on a history of Conservative politicians prioritising the private gain of developers before public good, writes Labour Councillor for Queenstown, Aydin Dikerdem.

Written by: Aydin Dikerdem

Photos from Britain’s largest Palestine demo in history
Culture

Photos from Britain’s largest Palestine demo in history

Exist, resist, return — This weekend Londoners took to the streets in historic numbers to make clear that a ceasefire will do nothing to end Israel’s brutal occupation and that the fight must go on until Palestine is free.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Inside Labour’s election meltdown & the man to blame
Activism

Inside Labour’s election meltdown & the man to blame

Time for change — After a weekend of devastating losses for his party, Leader of the Opposition Keir Starmer attempted to place the blame on others in his party. He has once again proven himself to be unfit for his position, writes Politics Editor, Ben Smoke.

Written by: Ben Smoke

‘It‘s not for the police to decide who has a legitimate voice’
Activism

‘It‘s not for the police to decide who has a legitimate voice’

Jeremy Corbyn on #KillTheBill — Ahead of more protests across the country this weekend opposing the Government’s draconian policing bill, Jeremy Corbyn outlines why we must keep the pressure on and protect our right to speak out.

Written by: Ben Smoke

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