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Unbalanced Britain: Housing in Crisis

Jan 28th, 2016 | By admin | Category: Articles, Events, Frontpage, Lead, News

The Tory Housing Bill and Britain’s housing crisis will be the subject of the ILP’s next Unbalanced Britain meeting in Leeds on Saturday 5 March with Dr Quintin Bradley, Fabian Hamilton MP and Ellen Robottom from Hands off our Homes.



Ada Salter’s Story Out Now

Jan 14th, 2016 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Graham Taylor’s new biography of pioneering ILPer and ethical socialist Ada Salter has been published by Lawrence & Wishart. Salter played a key part in the ‘Bermondsey Revolution’ in south east London and had a major influence on the development of socialist politics nationally.



New Pamphlet: Homage to Tom Maguire

Jan 3rd, 2016 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Features, Frontpage, Lead, News

The ILP have re-published EP Thompson’s celebrated 1960 pamphlet on Leeds ILPer, poet, propagandist and photographer Tom Maguire with a new introduction by Labour historian David Howell and an additional profile by former Labour MP, John Battle.

Maguire was, according to Howell’s introduction, “the personification of the marginalised”, a radical organiser who played a vital role in the Leeds gas strike of 1890 but died in poverty five years later at the tragically young age of 29.



COP21: ‘1.5 We Might Survive’

Dec 18th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Global Justice Now have greeted the climate change agreement fostered by world leaders in Paris last weekend as one gutted of “any sort of equity” and weakened by a lack of legally binding instruments.



Yorkshire Co-op Centre Launches New Website

Dec 14th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Principle 5, Sheffield’s co-operative resource centre, has launched a new website to promote its collection of books, articles and periodicals about all aspects of the co-operative movement.



Trade Union Bill to Hit Hope not Hate Funds

Dec 3rd, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Hope not Hate is calling on supporters to help offset some of the losses it expects to suffer as a result of the Tories’ Trade Union Bill.



Chartist Propose Model Motion Against Syria Strikes

Nov 30th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Chartist editor Mike Davis has drafted a model motion for adoption by local Labour Parties and trade unions, opposing air strikes in Syria and supporting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call for a political settlement to the conflict.



New ILP Mural Postcards Available

Nov 24th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

New postcards of the ILP’s famous mural from its 1914 ‘Coming of Age’ conference are now available from the ILP website.



Momentum Mobilise Against Tax Credit Cuts

Nov 17th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Momentum are gathering a series of video messages from people around the country to highlight the impact on families of George Osborne’s proposed cuts to tax credits.



Hope Not Hate to Launch Voter Registration Drive

Oct 13th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Anti-extremist campaigners Hope not Hate are launching a voter registration drive in November to prevent “the biggest single act of disenfranchisement in our history”.