A relentless focus on figurehead politics has replaced serious conversation about ideas — costing Labour a jewel in its crown, writes NATHAN AKEHURST
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Labour's vote has been falling in Copeland for decades – this result is not a verdict on the party's leader
Friday 24th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
LABOUR victories in today’s by-elections in Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central would provide the party with a boost.
Given the alternatives — the Tories in Copeland and Ukip in Stoke — there can be no progressive justification for anything other than a Labour vote in...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
PLANS to tackle the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children show the government’s hypocrisy, Labour said yesterday, pointing out that billions of pounds have been cut from the public services that are designed to safeguard them.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said...
Friday 17th Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Party rebels must embrace Brexit or Labour risks becoming irrelevant, writes FAWZI IBRAHIM
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
“FORCES of conservatism” in the Labour Party will not be defeated until the left wakes up to the importance of structures, a former trade union leader said yesterday.
Billy Hayes, who used to be general secretary of the Communication Workers Union, is standing for election...
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
JEREMY CORBYN has often been accused of wanting to lead a party of protest, rather than a party of power.
The vast influx of new members of Labour, with their bewildering enthusiasm for a political project Westminster found incomprehensible, were clearly more interested in feeling good...
By Guy Taylor
LABOUR dispelled rumours yesterday that it has “plenty” of potential leaders waiting in the wings should Jeremy Corbyn stand down.
Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery appeared to suggest on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Pienaar’s Politics programme that Mr Corbyn could decide to quit...
Monday 13th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DONALD TRUMP’S presidency is turning out to be every bit as dangerous and divisive as progressives across the world feared.
The rhetoric of his campaign and that of his supporters during the election saw great concern in the US and beyond about prospects of a rise in racism,...
Saturday 11th Feb 2017