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Where next for the green left after Corbyn?

Keir Starmer’s victory is bluntly put a set back for the left. Since 2010, politics has been transformed with the once dominant neoliberalism of figures like Tony Blair, apparently, on…
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It’s time to get PR done

Image credit: Ryan Hodnett - Creative Commons Playing a role, however small, in pushing the Labour Party to commit to a voting system based on proportional representation is a campaigning…
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Keir Starmer’s pledge to ‘end factionalism’ would take Labour back to vapid personality politics

Image credit: Chatham House - Creative Commons Keir Starmer’s campaign to be Leader of the Labour Party has so far pitched left narratively, hamming up his history of supporting unions…
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How can Labour rebuild its base?

Photo credit: Andy Miah - Creative Commons With Labour's serious loss to Boris Johnson's Conservative government, much of the British left is in a period of mourning and reflection. The…
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Why Labour lost in the North East

Caveat: The Tory focus on nationalism and the hostile press are not the focus, this is intended to be self-reflective. Brexit It’s undeniable when you look at the Labour gains…
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To stop the Tories, Labour has to embrace proportional representation

Image credit: Ryan Hodnett - Creative Commons The case for proportional representation (PR) has never been stronger. The Conservatives have won a huge Parliamentary majority on of the vote. This…
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Labour has the only policy that can solve the Brexit crisis

Image credit: UK Parliament - Creative Commons In recent weeks it has been said ad nauseam that Labour’s main problem in this election is it’s Brexit policy. I do not…
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Talking Brexit on the doorstep

This election is about far more than Brexit. The social fabric of this country and global climate stability is at stake. However, canvassing for Labour since the election was called,…
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For the Many, not the billionaires

Labour has started its election campaign with a bang before parliament has even dissolved. The Tories' only story of note - despite themselves calling for the election - is Boris…
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Climate change needs a socialist solution. That means voting Labour.

Social media is already awash with bogus tactical voting sites, before parliament has even dissolved for the 2019 General Election. These tools cynically push voters to support the Liberal Democrats…
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