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Supporting Nominations for Jeremy Corbyn

Supporting Nominations for Jeremy Corbyn Nominations for candidates for the leader of the Labour Party must be made by MPs or MEPs. Nominations have now closed. We know that Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith will be on the ballot paper. [continue...]

Ann Black and the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance Slate for NEC

Ann Black and the Centre Left Grassroots Alliance Slate for NEC Statement from LRC Executive Committee [continue...]

Where we are

Labour's Future

Where we are Part of a speech at the Labour Briefing Readers’ Meeting held in London on July 19th  [continue...]

March for Unity – 1976 and 2016

March for Unity – 1976 and 2016 By Barbara Humphries Forty years ago anger in Southall reached breaking point after a student, Gurdip Singh Chaggar was stabbed to death by a racist thug. This was on June 18th, 1976. It followed a series of attacks on the Asian community. Rising unemployment in the 1970s had led to increasing support for right wing parties such as the National Front, which tried to scapegoat Britain’s black and Asian workers for the country’s economic ills. In the 1960s the forerunner of the National Front, the British National Party had attempted to organise in Southall, getting one third of the vote in a council by-election. This however had ebbed away, as the Asian community established itself in the centre of Southall. Attacks on Asians continued on the fringes of the town, but it was the murder of a student in the town centre of Southall that caused shock and anger. Questions were asked of the local police – were they taking this seriously enough? Angry demonstrations were held. Fearing the consequences the local Trades Council organised within a week, a local peace march through the town. This had the support of trades unions, Southall Labour Party, Sikh and Hindu temples, and churches of all denominations. Under the banner ‘One race the human race’ hundreds of us marched through Southall with much support and enthusiasm from the local community. [continue...]

Support Centre Left Grassroots Alliance

Support Centre Left Grassroots Alliance The Centre Left Grassroots Alliance is supporting Ann Black, Christine Shawcroft, Claudia Webbe, Darren Williams, Peter Willsman and Rhea Wolfson for the NEC. Nominations close on 24 June. [continue...]

Registered Supporters: Urgent!  Sign Up Now!

Registered Supporters: Urgent:!  Sign Up Now! There are three categories of persons able to take part in the leadership election: [continue...]

The political opinions of big-pharma lobbyist Owen Smith

The political opinions of big-pharma lobbyist Owen Smith From Labour Briefing
‘Left-winger’ Owen Smith is so firmly on the Euro-Labour right that he is now calling for a Second Referendum. So what exactly are his real political commitments? When he stood as Labour’s parliamentary candidate in a by-election in 2006, the ambitious politician –  previously a senior lobbyist for
pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer – was grilled by Wales On-line’s chief reporter Martin Shipton: [continue...]

Leadership Contest: Right Wing Dirty Tricks

Leadership Contest: Right Wing Dirty Tricks By Mick Brooks The headline news item is one of intense relief among Labour Party members. The National Executive Committee (NEC) decided that Jeremy Corbyn should be automatically on the leadership ballot paper. In fact the bigger picture is one of obstruction and skulduggery aimed at cheating the wishes of Party members. [continue...]

Labour’s NEC: Coup Attempt Latest

Labour's Future

Labour’s NEC: Coup Attempt Latest By Rhea Wolfson: Yesterday we witnessed the newest stage of the Labour Party coup. First they thought they could publicly bully Jeremy into resigning. Then they thought they could defeat him in an honest leadership election. Finally, with no sign that Jeremy will give up nor that the membership will turn against him, they have resorted to even more underhand tactics. The bureaucracy teamed up with the Westminster corridor coupsters to rig the upcoming leadership election against Jeremy. [continue...]

The Coronation of Theresa May

The Coronation of Theresa May By Mike Phipps Febrile times. Young people no longer talking to their parents, accentuated divisions between urbanites and those outside the big cities and worst of all: a 500% reported spike in racist incidents in the first week after the EU Referendum, which apparently has now “stabilised” at a 50% increase. [continue...]

Labour Briefing Readers’ Meeting

Labour Briefing Readers’ Meeting Preparing for Power Tuesday July 19, from 6.00 pm.
Floor 2, Dept of Anthropology,
14 Taviton Street, off Gordon Square, London WC1 6BT [continue...]

Angela Eagle’s voting record

Angela Eagle’s voting record From Labour Briefing [continue...]

Challenge to Jeremy Corbyn’s Leadership

Labour's Future

Challenge to Jeremy Corbyn’s Leadership By Mick Brooks Angela Eagle has confirmed that she will stand as Labour’s leader against Corbyn. [continue...]

Chilcot: The Oil Vultures

International solidarity

A section from the Chilcot Report: Post-Saddam Hussein oil contracts 850. During October and November 2002, UK oil companies expressed concern to the Government about securing future oil contracts in Iraq. [continue...]

LRC Statement: Whose Party is this Anyway?

Labour's Future

LRC STATEMENT Whose Party is this Anyway? Does the Labour Party belong to the hundreds of thousands of activists, members, supporters and affiliated trades unionists across the country? Or is it the property of politicians in Westminster? [continue...]

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