The Future of Progressive Politics – Taking Back Control?

    Politics professor Andrew Gamble will be the headline speaker at the next ILP day school on ‘the future of progressive politics’ to be held in Sheffield on Saturday 15 December.

    Gamble will speak about his new book Open Left: The Future of Progressive Politics, and his ideas on how to create a social democracy for the 21st century.


featuredimage The Causes and Cures of Brexit

“The Brexit vote was the biggest single democratic revolution the UK has experienced in decades,” according to Neal Lawson of Compass. ...

featuredimage How Corbyn’s Rise Attracted the Young

Jeremy Corbyn’s appeal to young people has dispelled a few myths about their political apathy and disengagement. SAFFRON ROSE reviews ...

featuredimage The Origins of Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn’s rise is only the latest in a long line of left-wing ‘corrections’ to a rightward drift in the ...


Dossier Delivers New Doubt on Smillie’s Civil War Death

The long-lost prison files of Bob Smillie, one of the ILP’s most notable Spanish Civil War volunteers, have finally been unearthed in Valencia, casting new doubts on the official version of his mysterious death in 1937.


The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists on Tour

A one-man ‘magic lantern’ performance of Robert Tressell’s classic book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, is currently touring the country to rave reviews.


Don’t abolish the National Policy Forum – transform it

Labour’s National Policy Forum may be flawed, but it needs to be reformed, not abolished, argues HUGO RADICE.


ILP@125: Reflections on the ILP’s History

The ILP celebrates its 125th anniversary this week. BARRY WINTER marks the organisation’s brithday with a brief survey of its history and consideration of the lessons it can pass on to today’s left.