A battle for Labour’s heart and soul

A battle for Labour’s heart and soul

A civil war has erupted inside the Labour Party, initiated by the party’s minority right wing with the backing of the media. It is a battle between the ordinary labour party members and the anti-democrats in the Parliamentary Labour Party [...]

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Labour Party: Reinstate Nick Wrack

Labour Party: Reinstate Nick Wrack

Nick Wrack has been expelled from the Labour Party, without right of appeal, by a decision of the Executive Committee of Camberwell and Peckham Constituency Labour Party on 27 February. This decision was taken without reference to The Lane ward Labour [...]

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Labour: mass resistance can win

Labour: mass resistance can win

In September last year Jeremy Corbyn was elected as leader of the Labour Party by a huge and unexpected landslide. He received 59.5% of first preference votes, winning in the first round. His Blairite opponent Liz Kendall obtained just 4.5% and came [...]

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Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Nick Rogers’ excellent article in this issue describes the massive and unexpected impact that Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for leader of the Labour Party has had. From only getting onto the ballot paper with the nominations of some of his political opponents [...]

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Negotiating a difficult path

Negotiating a difficult path

We publish in this issue a document presented by the Independent Socialist Network (ISN) to the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) national steering committee on 17 June 2015, to discuss the question of how to develop TUSC. The document [...]

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Building a mass socialist party

Building a mass socialist party

This is an edited and revised version of a talk Nick Wrack gave at a meeting of the Independent Socialist Network in January of this year. This discussion is about building a mass socialist party. It is really trying to set [...]

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