Labour in government
By Thomas Scripps, 21 October 2020
What is animating Burnham’s opposition to the government are tactical differences and conflicting interests between different groups of capitalists, rather than any consideration of principle
Labour-controlled Tower Hamlets council refused to host Palestinian charity event, citing “anti-Semitism” fears
By Jean Shaoul, 6 August 2019
The decision is a blatant attack on free speech and confirms that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism provides a mechanism for censoring, silencing and even criminalising individuals and organisations that oppose Israel’s brutal suppression of the Palestinians, while slandering the entire left as “anti-Semitic.”
By Robert Stevens and Laura Tiernan, 19 February 2019
It is Corbyn’s appeasement of the right that has allowed the seven MPs to walk out instead of being booted out by Labour’s members.
By Robert Stevens, 23 November 2016
That the Chilcot inquiry was wholly a creature of the government and had no real independence is confirmed in declassified documents.
By Robert Stevens, 6 May 2016
During Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament Wednesday, David Cameron reiterated the charge that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was a supporter of terrorism.
The Third Man: Life at the Heart of New Labour, by Peter Mandelson
By Dave Hyland, 5 August 2010
Peter Mandelson played a central role in the transformation of the reformist Labour Party into an openly right-wing capitalist party.
By Julie Hyland, 4 December 2008
There have been mountains of coverage on Baby P’s death, much of it bordering on the pornographic. But if other children are to have the protection they require, there has to be some comprehension of what went wrong, how, and why.
By Paul Mitchell, 25 November 2008
The inquest into the shooting of innocent Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes on July 22, 2005, has revealed more about Britain’s secret shoot-to-kill policy.
By John Braddock, 12 November 2008
New Zealand’s Labour government was ousted in last Saturday’s election after losing to the conservative National Party and its leader, the multi-millionaire former currency trader and new Prime Minister John Key. Significant layers of the working class repudiated Labour’s pro-business program by staying at home and abstaining from the poll.
By Peter Reydt, 3 October 2008
More than 40 percent of children in the United Kingdom are living in poverty, according to the latest research. That is some 5.5 million children.
By Julie Hyland, 24 September 2008
Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s keynote speech to the Labour Party conference was billed as a declaration of war on the “something-for-nothing” society. It served as a perfect reminder of why his government is so detested.