Stephen Beckett Labour Briefing Editorial Board member The result of the general election came as a shock, it was an upsetting shock, it was a painful shock and many exhausted activists are still in mourning. Who lost, Labour, obviously. Our party lost 2.5 million votes compared to 2017. But the Lib Dems despite gaining 1.5… Continue reading Don’t mourn, organise!
Labour Briefing Co-op is supporting the following 6 candidates for the elections to CLP places on the Labour Party's National Constitutional Committee (NCC): Annabelle Harle Cardiff West CLP Membership number: A002070 Gary Heather Islington North CLP Membership number: A006966 Stephen Marks Oxford East CLP Membership number: A241053 Khaled Moyeed Tottenham CLP Membership number: L0128862 Susan… Continue reading NCC elections 2018
Editorial Board According to Marx, history repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. The re-running of the culture wars of the 1980s within the Labour Party may be farcical, but they are certainly not funny. Then, the Labour Right was consistently on the wrong side of history, denigrating every attempt to… Continue reading It’s just history repeating itself
John Stewart Ken Livingstone’s resignation from the Labour Party marks the end of an era. From minor historical roles, such as helping establish Labour Briefing in Keith & Val Veness’ flat, to leading the GLC in the 1980s and returning as Mayor of London in the 2000s, Ken was a major force in London politics… Continue reading A giant of the London labour movement
Statement from the LB Editorial Board The Labour Briefing Co-operative is shocked and saddened at the decision of the Momentum national leadership to withdraw support for NEC candidate Peter Willsman. Briefing continues to call for support for all 9 pro-Corbyn candidates: Yasmine Dar, Huda Elmi, Rachel Garnham, Ann Henderson, Jon Lansman, Nav Mishra, Claudia Webbe,… Continue reading Support Peter Willsman