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  • McCluskey demands end to ‘shameful campaign of smears’

    UNITE leader Len McCluskey demanded yesterday an end to a “shameful” campaign of “smears and lies” from Blairites hell-bent on discrediting the left.

    Mr McCluskey, who is fighting for re-election as the union’s general secretary against right-winger Gerald...

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • A glimmer of hope that will rile Tom Watson up

    ORGANISERS of Momentum’s first national conference will undoubtedly see the event as a success.

    The left organisation, born out of Jeremy Corbyn’s first leadership campaign, is only just emerging from a bitter internal faction fight.

    Activists from some established...

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Len McCluskey is the real deal

    Now is not the time for Unite members to gamble with the future of trade unionism by putting it into untested hands, writes HARRY LESLIE SMITH

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Watson's dirty tactics will not stand

    MAKE no mistake — the artificial row being gleefully whipped up over the relationship between Unite, the Labour Party and Momentum is simply another stage in the campaign to remove Jeremy Corbyn.

    Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson can huff and puff about...

    Monday 20th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Lansman wing wins big at polls

    JON LANSMAN’s leadership of Momentum has been given a boost in internal elections, writes Conrad Landin.

    The Labour left group has been beset by internal wrangling, with some members accusing Trotskyist groups of attempting to take control.

    A conflict emerged over whether...

    Saturday 18th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Building Momentum for the by-election battles ahead

    Corbynistas must rise above sectarian issues and focus on their core mission of winning elections for Labour, writes CHARLEY ALLAN

    Monday 16th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • A loss of confidence: the real reason why Momentum removed Jackie Walker

    Rooting out anti-semitism on the left should be a duty for all of us and does not contradict solidarity with Palestine. JON LANSMAN argues that the Star got it wrong

    Saturday 8th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Stand up to witch-hunt

    REMOVING Jackie Walker from her position as Momentum vice-chair, as the group’s steering committee has done, is an act of political cowardice and confusion.

    It was pushed through by seven votes to three in response to allegations by the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) that this...

    Wednesday 5th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Momentum leaders vote to get rid of vice-chair Walker

    JACKIE WALKER was removed as vice-chair of Labour left Momentum on Monday night after being criticised for comments on anti-semitism.

    The Labour activist came under attack after attending a training session at the party’s conference where she suggested that Holocaust Memorial Day...

    Wednesday 5th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Loach on line-up for new Labour fringe event

    FILM-MAKER Ken Loach, broadcaster Paul Mason and three shadow cabinet members are on the line-up revealed yesterday for a major new Labour fringe event organised by Momentum.

    The grassroots group of Jeremy Corbyn supporters announced it has arranged a free four-day fringe programme...

    Friday 19th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain