Labour Party

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.

Reality Asserts Itself - Leo Panitch

March 13, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Panitch talks about how the Labour Party moved from being a Tony Blair party of class reconciliation and war, to a truly left mass party with more than 600,000 members that may take power

IMF Worried that High Inequality Could Threaten Global Capitalism

October 27, 2017

All income growth of the past few years is going to the top 10 percent, without paying more in taxes. IMF says that higher taxation of the top earners would not impinge on economic growth, explains economist Michael Roberts

Labour Expels Jewish Anti-Zionist for ‘Anti-Semitism’

October 10, 2017

Moche Machover, an Israeli-born mathematician, philosopher and radical activist, received an expulsion letter from the Labour Party for his article, ‘Anti-Zionism Does Not Equal Anti-Semitism’

UK Household Debt has Reached Unsustainable Levels

October 8, 2017

Consumer and student debt in the UK have reached unprecedented levels and are a warning that austerity could lead to a new financial crisis, explains Edward Smythe of Positive Money

Big Capital May Punish the UK For Corbynomics

October 4, 2017

City of London financial expert and Marxist economist Michael Roberts says much is to be gained from the economic proposals of Jeremy Corbyn. However, Big business is likely to punish any government seeking to move away from the “Neoliberal consensus”