Labour Party

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism (Pt 1/2)

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism

January 15, 2019
Had the British been presented with the option, people might choose a socialist Britain over a capitalist EU, but they are not given that choice, say Prof. Leo Panitch of York University and Jon Lansman of the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee
Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

January 15, 2019

In spite of the deep splits among the Tories, Prof. John Weeks says that a Brexit agreement will be made when the EU bails out Theresa May in the lead-up to the EU parliamentary elections

Pro-Corbyn UK Labour Councillor on Hunger Strike to Protest British Role in Yemen War

Pro-Corbyn UK Labour Councillor on Hunger Strike to Protest British Role in Yemen War

January 7, 2019

Maya Evans, a Labour councillor in Hastings, Britain, is refusing food for two weeks in a hunger strike protest against the war on Yemen. She was inspired to enter politics after Jeremy Corbyn’s historic leadership victory

The Never-Ending Brexit

The Never-Ending Brexit

November 30, 2018

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is a temporary arrangement that maintains much of the status quo and does not really provide a clear path forward. As it stands, it could lead to Prime Minister Theresa May’s fall, says Prof. Leo Panitch

UK Labour Alarms Elites With Plan to Democratize Workplace, Public Ownership

UK Labour Alarms Elites With Plan to Democratize Workplace, Public Ownership

September 24, 2018

The UK Labour Party has unveiled proposals for what it calls the “greatest extension of economic democratic rights that Britain has ever seen.” The plan includes transferring a portion of company shares to workers and giving them a third of seats on company boards, and expanding public ownership of water and other utilities. We speak…

British Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Document: Criticizing Israel Is not Anti-Semitism

July 19, 2018

Moshé Machover discusses the advances and limitations of the Labour Party’s document on anti-semitism, which represents an important step forward to diffuse an issue that has become an artificial controversy designed to undermine Jeremy Corbyn

Real Media: Labour HQ spray painted by Heathrow activists

June 9, 2018

Activists from new non-violent direct action campaign ‘Vote No Heathrow’ are kicking off a campaign of civil disobedience at Labour HQ to pressure the Party to honor its environmental commitments and oppose the expansion of Heathrow Airport

UK’s Labour Party Manifesto

UK’s Labour Party Manifesto

May 28, 2018

While Britain’s Conservative government has taken definitive steps on Brexit, the Labour Party is no longer fighting the effort as a practical matter, but is looking to develop social democratic principles for the economy, says Professor John Weeks

Corbyn Allies in Labour Attacked For Supporting Palestinian Struggle

March 18, 2018

The strategy to undermine Jeremy Corbyn within the Labour Party includes, charging his supporters with anti-semitism and then suspending them, says Richard Kuper of Jewish Voice for Labour.