Support Grows for Syriza’s New Model Politics

    Support for Greece’s new Syriza-led anti-austerity government is growing on the British left with Labour MPs putting their weight behind an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons and an open letter published in today’s Guardian (27 January).

    According to the Greece Solidarity Campaign, the EDM is already backed by 12 MPs, while the Guardian letter has been signed by more than 25 Labour movement figures.


featuredimage Unbalanced Britain: Work, Wages and Labour

Since the crash of 2008 the dominance of corporate elites has remained largely unchanged and unchallenged. Instead we have seen ...

featuredimage The Case for Democratic Devolution

BARRY WINTER argues that regional devolution could play an important part in re-democratising and re-balancing society. In making the case for ...

featuredimage Labour Should Outlaw Zero-Hours Contracts

Labour’s opposition to zero-hours contracts is important and welcome, says ERNIE JACQUES. But the party’s approach is still far too ...


GMB Welcomes Labour’s Election Pledges

The GMB union has welcomed the Labour Party’s election pledges to put working people and trade unionists at the centre of the 2015 general election.


Join the March for Homes

Thousands of Londoners will march on City Hall next Saturday (31 January) to demand an end to the housing crisis which is blighting the lives of many of the poorest people living in the capital.


Labour Needs to Push its Progressive Electoral Programme

HARRY BARNES has analysed Labour’s electoral programme and believes it starts to ‘open the door’ towards democratic socialism. He’s also provided a readable 16-part summary for those who haven’t yet ploughed through the 200-page document.


WWI: Down with the War!

On 6 August 1914, just nine days after the start of what came to be known as World War One, the ILP published a front page appeal in its weekly journal, Labour Leader, imploring the “workers of Great Britain” to unite with those across Europe and resist the government’s call to arms.