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Chakrabarti and the Purge

Chakrabarti and the Purge Below are sections from the Chakrabarti Report on anti-Semitism commissioned by the Labour Party and submitted in June 2016. This is part of an article by Mike Phipps already published on the LRC website. The full article is :
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Suspended Ronnie Draper at LRC TUC Fringe Meeting

Suspended Ronnie Draper at LRC TUC Fringe Meeting It’s known that Labour’s Compliance Unit is currently working through applications to check whether the 180,000 new registered supporters who signed up to take part in the leadership election are eligible, or if some are members of, or public advocates for, other groups. This appears to reflect official desperation in the face of a Party transformed by the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. [continue...]

Purge of Potential Voters in Leadership Election

Purge of Potential Voters in Leadership Election A full-scale witch hunt seems to be in process in order to rig Labour’s leadership result. The unelected Compliance Unit (appointed by unelected General Secretary Iain McNicol) has been recruiting additional members to help check on the 650,000 LP members who should be entitled to vote. Nobody knows what the qualifications of these extra functionaries are – if any. Labour Party officials seem to be combing through members’ social media postings. The criteria for suspension and deprival of a vote are murky to say the least. They make it up as they go along. [continue...]

What does the Labour Leadership Election tell us?

Labour's Future

What does the Labour Leadership Election tell us? By John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer [continue...]

Book Launch

Book Launch Michael Robert’s new book, The Long Depression is being officially launched
at Bookmarks bookshop, 1, Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QE.  [continue...]

Sounds familiar? Labour in the 1980s

Sounds familiar? Labour in the 1980s Excerpts from Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
by Richard Heffernan and Mike Marqusee (Verso Books, 1992)
The late Mike Marqusee was for many years editor of Labour Briefing [continue...]

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