Slaughterhouse-Five & the Drums of War
With conflict brewing on the Russia-Ukraine border, and talk of an ‘unthinkable’ war in Europe, MARIA GOULDING turned to ‘one of the most enduring anti-war novels of all time’, a book that speaks the unspeakable, and finds truth in the aftermath of horror.
‘Opposition to violence is an ongoing struggle,’ she writes. ‘However, we still have to confront the painful truth that everywhere in the world today wars are going on.’
ILP Profiles: Andrew Amos – Socialism’s Centre Half
GRAHAM TAYLOR recounts the tale of a long-forgotten Bermondsey ILPer who once scored a crucial goal for England before joining the church in south east London where he was a keen supporter of Ada and Alfred Salter.
Marching Altogether: Lessons of the Jarrow Crusade
MATT PERRY marks the 85th anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade with a call for the revival of the grassroots campaigning politics that roused the marchers on their month-long trek and helped Labour recover from electoral disaster in the 1930s.
COP26: A Citizens’ Manifesto
As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, Sheffield Hallam Labour MP Olivia Blake has launched a climate manifesto built from the ground up. WILL BROWN reports.
COP26: Where do Labour & the Left Stand?
Just days before world leaders meet in Glasgow for COP26, Labour is claiming that Rishi Sunak’s budget represented a major failure to address climate change priorities. WILL BROWN reports.