Corbyn wins fight for leadership ballot

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Labour’s National Executive Committee rule after a marathon session that Jeremy Corbyn will be automatically included on the ballot in the leadership contest. . Some unions argued that party rules …

Still rocking in the free world

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Mike Parker

Neil Young and Promise Of The Real O2 Arena London Earth Neil Young and Promise Of The Real Reprise Records There was a time in the mid-1980s when Neil Young …

Out Of The Cage – Paul Routledge

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Paul Routledge

Everybody and his dog seems to be having a go, so I might as well join in. After much thought and consultation with colleagues, I have decided to stand for …

Brexit exposes a nation in denial

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Britain’s decision to vote in favour of leaving the European Union has lifted a stone on a country which, underneath its comfortable, conservative surface, is wracked by division. The divide …

May crowned as Leadsom pulls out

Published: July 11, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

The beguiling prospect of a long, bitter and bruising Tory Leadership contest was ended when Andrea Leadsom pulled out after taking flak for both her questionable CV and her “motherhood” …

Why The Left Must Accept Brexit

Published: July 10, 2016
Written by Neil Serougi

Negligently ignoring the fears of a working class at the sharp end of globalisation has come home to roost. The aftermath of the EU referendum has now revealed the fallacy …

Brexit and Neo-Liberalism

Published: July 7, 2016
Written by Dave Lawes

The 17 million who voted for Brexit were not all racist, stupid or uneducated. Many voted against unfettered neo-liberalism and the extreme inequality that it produces. Recent analysis by both the …

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 …