The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: July 3, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

At the time of writing the result of the EU referendum is still unknown. The intensity of the debate between both sides has escalated following a personal and political tragedy …

Pound Notes – Stephen Pound

Published: July 2, 2016
Written by Stephen Pound

I write these words with a feeling of great sadness and a sense of terrible foreboding. Having just come from St Margaret’s Westminster where the memorial service for Jo Cox …

Cat About The House – Cat Smith

Published: July 1, 2016
Written by Cat Smith

The Labour Party’s values of equality, social justice and human rights must be championed at home and internationally. We take pride in our record in office and hold the current …

Art amid the deluge

Published: June 27, 2016
Written by Neil Young

Ambulante Film Festival Mexico   In his second report from the North American film festival scene, Neil Young heads south, down Mexico way.   Mexico is a foreign country: they …

The Runaway Train is Rolling

Published: June 25, 2016
Written by Andrew Rosthorn

Like the four runaway Alaskan locomotives in Andrei Konchalovsky’s 1985 survival thriller, the United Kingdom is now in the hands of two dangerous men. But our runaway train hasn’t hit …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: June 12, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

As soon as the EU Out campaign was dubbed Brexit, you could hear ­broadcast journalists salivating with unadulterated pleasure.

Documentary springs eternal

Published: June 10, 2016
Written by Neil Young

In the first of a series of dispatches from the film festival and cinema scene of North America, Neil Young reports from Palm Springs

John Street’s Diary June 10

Published: June 10, 2016
Written by John Street

Tom Bower conceded at the Hay literary festival that his hatchet job on Tony Blair’s premiership plundered the published diaries of Number 10 media supremo Alastair Campbell.

Letter from America – Ian Williams

Published: June 10, 2016
Written by Ian Williams

Those who advocated primary-style elections in the British Labour Party should learn their lessons from the shambles of the presidential process in the United States.

News in Brief

Published: June 10, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Tony Blair warned that it would be a “very dangerous experiment” for the UK to give Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power.