leadimage

    Unbalanced Britain: Education, Inequality & Labour’s Response

    Labour and co-operative responses to the crisis in the education system is the subject of the ILP’s next Unbalanced Britain meeting in Sheffield on Saturday 4 March.

    With speakers Melissa Benn and Julie Thorpe, the seminar will examine how changes to the education system have increased inequality and widened the gap between the privileged few and the majority. It will discuss the Labour Party’s response and look at co-operative schools.

Features

featuredimage The Road to Brexit: Why We Are So Divided

Our society is deeply divided and full of uncertainty. HUGO RADICE asks how we got here and wonders what it ...

featuredimage Taking Back Control of our Money Supply

It’s widely assumed that the Bank of England creates money. In fact, only 3 per cent of the money in ...

featuredimage The Strike that Changed the Rules

BARRY WINTER reviews the second edition of Jack Dromey and Graham Taylor’s book about the Grunwick dispute which has been ...

News

New ILP Pamphlet Explores Ethical Socialism

The ILP has published a new pamphlet by acclaimed author Graham Taylor which explores the origins of the early ILP’s ethical socialism and argues that the ideas behind its hard-headed moral and political framework can serve as an inspiration for the left today.

Events

Tribute to Claudia Jones at WCML

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Working Class Movement Library is hosting a talk by Marika Sherwood on Claudia Jones, the Trinidad-born communist, feminist, peace activist, orator, journalist and founder of the biggest street festival in Europe.

Comment

Brexit: Labour’s Fading Red Lines

Labour is in a mess over Brexit and its strategy for the forthcoming parliamentary votes on triggering Article 50 is a shambles. It did not have to be this way, argues WILL BROWN.

History

The Lessons of 1917 … And All That!

IAN BULLOCK marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution by arguing that the profoundly anti-political stance that took root among Leninists had dire and lasting consequences for socialism in the west.