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.
The Working Class Movement Library in Salford, home to some of the ILP’s archives, has launched an urgent appeal to raise funds.
The Labour Party has published its plan for government setting out its commitments in four areas: economy, society, politics and Britain in the world.
The World Development Movement will have a new name next year when it is relaunched as Global Justice Now following a vote of the organisation’s members last month.
HOPE not Hate has launched a petition condemning the government’s decision to withdraw support for migrant rescue missions in the Mediterranean, describing the stance as “inhumane and unacceptable for a modern civilised country”.
More than 250 ‘citizens’ organisations’ from across 22 European countries have joined forces to oppose two controversial transatlantic trade deals currently being negotiated by the European Union.
The ILP’s role in promoting workers’ rights and pacifism in Devon during World War One is currently featuring in a documentary on BBC4, to be shown again this Friday morning and available on iPlayer.
The anti-extremist organisation, HOPE not Hate, has marked its 10th anniversary with a new book that tells the inside story of ‘the campaign that helped defeat the BNP’.
A new play about the pioneering ILPers, Alfred and Ada Salter, will get its first hearing at London’s Cockpit Theatre on Monday 13 October.
“Labour stands for big reform without big spending,” writes Jon Cruddas in the preface to his new pamphlet on the party’s recently completed policy review, a publication published today that claims to set out “Labour’s new approach in a time of financial constraint”.