Tag: Jeremy Corbyn

  • British Labour: The Future is Ours to Make, Together

    Today we are launching the most ambitious and radical campaign our country has ever seen to bring real change to our country. If you want to live in a society that works for everybody and not just the billionaires, if you want to save our hospitals, schools and public services from Tory cuts and privatisation, … Keep reading »

  • Two Reports: The British Political Crisis and the Labour Party

    Britain’s Political Crisis: Problems and Possibilities for the Left Kate Hudson The British political crisis continues, with the latest developments consolidating the hard right takeover of the Tory Party and government that began with the Brexit referendum in 2016 and is now leading to the development of a potentially mass neo-fascist movement. This is taking place against … Keep reading »

  • The Brexit Crisis and British Labour

    Two Speeches from the 2019 TUC Congress Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the UK Labour Party, speaking at the 151st annual TUC Congress in Brighton. Congress, thank you for that warm welcome. It’s an honour to be asked to address you again. I’m proud that trade unions and the Labour Party are working as closely together … Keep reading »

  • An Inevitable Division: The Politics and Consequences of the Labour Split

    It’s the changing nature of class and capital that’s caused this split – and should shape the Left’s response to it. But discussing class meaningfully is the last media taboo. Keep reading »

  • In and Against the State

    Recorded at The World Transformed (#TWT2018), a 4-day politics, arts and music festival running alongside the Labour Party Conference, working to build left power both inside and outside of Parliament. Moderated by Dan Hind. Presentations by: Hilary Wainwright – Sociologist, political activist and author, fellow of the Transnational Institute and editor of Red Pepper magazine. … Watch video »

  • Corbynism and the Labour Party

    Openings, Obstacles, Possibilities for British Socialism The leadership of the UK Labour Party by Jeremy Corbyn continues to enjoy enormous popularity across the UK. This even despite continual attacks from the corporate press, the Conservative Party, and opposition from within the Parliamentary Labour Party itself. Indeed, under Corbyn’s leadership, the Labour Party has once again become … Watch video »

  • In and Against the State

    British Labour Party needs to develop a socialist strategy that goes beyond a single election manifesto. Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin look at the challenge of state transformation. Keep reading »

  • Participatory Socialist Economics

    British Labour Party’s shadow chancellor and close Corbyn ally, John McDonnell, sets out a vision that breaks with the old bureaucratic state model. Keep reading »

  • The British Labour Party and Community Ownership Plans

    Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP has unveiled Labour’s plans for a new, publicly-owned water system, run by local councils, workers and customers and for “unprecedented openness and transparency” in how the industry will be managed. Building on Labour’s manifesto commitment to bring key utilities back into public ownership, for the first time McDonnell has outlined … Keep reading »

  • Jeremy Corbyn’s Geneva Speech

    British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking in Geneva in honor of International Human Rights Day cited the need to: “Build a new social and economic system with human rights and justice at its core. Deliver climate justice and a better way to live together on this planet.” Keep reading »

  • Doug Henwood and Hilary Wainwright – Insurgent Left, Resurgent Labour?

    The relative success of the Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn campaigns have put left politics back on the political map. This panel seeks to explore the role that the labour movement played in the Sanders and Corbyn campaigns and consider whether similar political campaigns have the potential to contribute to a renewed and strengthened labour … Watch video »

  • Toward a New Model Young Labour

    Preface to Proposal Following decades of neoliberalism, where a massive redistribution of wealth and power has taken place in favour of the rich, the capitalist system now finds itself in serious crisis. The preceding epoch, characterised primarily by a slavish reliance upon the financial sector – itself based on uncontrolled, free-flowing circulation of money – has … Keep reading »