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EU Citizens Combine to Oppose Corporate Trade Deals

Oct 21st, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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.



ILP in Devon on BBC Four

Oct 15th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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 Triumph of HOPE

Oct 6th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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’.



Salters Play to Perform at Cockpit Theatre

Sep 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

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’s ‘New Approach’ Outlined by Cruddas

Sep 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

“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”.



New Plaque for Refurbished Clarion House

Aug 19th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The country’s oldest surviving Clarion House has been undergoing some much needed renovation work thanks, in part, to the Big Lottery Fund, and the building now has a new plaque to adorn its newly refurbished walls.



Unbalanced Britain: Wealth, Power and Poverty

Jul 16th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, Lead, News

ILP members and friends gathered at the Circle conference centre in Sheffield at the end of June for the first in a series of one-day workshops on ‘Unbalanced Britain’.



Blue Labour Thinkers Gather in Nottingham

Jul 11th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Blue Labour thinkers, supporters and activists met at Nottingham University on 5 July to discuss ‘The Strength of Association: in the Family, Community and Workplace’.



New E-book Asks ‘What Happened to Work?’

Jun 13th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

“The last half century has seen a fundamental shift in attitudes to work,” argues author Rory O’Kelly in a new Chartist ebook examining the new political approach to work and welfare.



New Website for Leeds Social Changers

May 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

A new website has been launched to link groups in Leeds who are working to make the world a better place.