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Call for Action to Stop the London Arms Fair

Aug 26th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Campaign Against the Arms Trade are calling for activists to join them for a week of action against one of the world’s biggest arms fairs at London’s ExCeL centre next month.



Left Book Club to Launch this Autumn

Jul 20th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

A new Left Book Club will launch this autumn in an attempt to revitalise progressive politics in Britain, much as the original LBC did in the 1930s and 1940s.



Labour Campaigners call for ‘Manifestos of Intent’

Jul 8th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Articles, Frontpage, Lead, News

Labour campaigners are calling on leadership candidates to issue ‘manifestos of intent’ outlining their likely policies and putting their politics on public show for voters’ to consider. HARRY BARNES explains why they are needed and calls for urgent support.



TUC Attacks Tax Credit Reforms

Jun 25th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Trade Union Congress general secretary Frances O’Grady this week attacked the Conservative government for consigning millions of working families to poverty thanks to its proposed welfare reforms.



Former MP Calls For ‘Manifestos of Intent’ From Leadership Candidates

May 19th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Former Labour MP Harry Barnes has called for Labour’s leadership candidates to issue ‘Manifestos of Intent’ to explain their intended programme and help members decide who to vote for.



Co-op Members Urged to Keep the Party Link

May 11th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The Keep it Co-op Campaign is urging Co-operative Group members to vote against proposals to sever the group’s 98-year-old relationship with the Co-op Party at this Saturday’s AGM in Manchester.



Time to Move On from Trident

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

Compass has launched a new campaign designed to build a groundswell of support for decommissioning Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.



Hope Not Hate in Final Push Against Farage

Apr 29th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Hope not Hate are calling for voluntary and financial support for a ‘final push’ in their campaign to prevent UKIP winning key parliamentary constituencies in the general election.



GMB Slams Tory ‘Right to Buy’ Plans

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

The GMB union has slammed the Conservative Party’s plans to extend the ‘right to buy’ to housing association tenants as creating a “rich harvest” for private landlords at the expense of the nation’s social housing stock.



Labour Calls on Members to ‘Keep It Co-op’

Mar 27th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

The Labour Party has called on its members to support the Co-operative Party’s ‘Keep it Co-op’ campaign, warning that its historic relationship with the co-op movement is under threat due to Co-operative Group proposals to break the political links.