Briefing, World

Ukraine: oppose escalation of the war

The war in Ukraine grinds on with no end in sight. Russian military failings of both logistics and morale, determined Ukrainian resistance and Western military assistance, short of direct involvement, all suggest a long, attritional haul. Without giving credence to Western intelligence briefings or Ukrainian government spin, it is arguable that, without escalation of an… Continue reading Ukraine: oppose escalation of the war

Around Britain, Labour Party

The remarkable comeback of Lutfur Rahman

A Tower Hamlets activist reports on an extraordinary election result. Barely a year ago Tower Hamlets residents voted to keep the role of a directly elected mayor in a governance referendum held on Thursday 6th May 2021. Labour campaigned for abolition of the executive mayor but the electorate voted for the current system of governance at… Continue reading The remarkable comeback of Lutfur Rahman

Briefing, Labour Party

NEC elections – left needs steadfastness, Palestinian style

Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi sets out her platform for the Labour Party NEC elections. Let me introduce Rosa Gomez. She comes from Colombia where she was the victim of a shooting in 2010, presumed to be a political assassination attempt, because she campaigned against human rights abuses in the country . She lost her sight, her left… Continue reading NEC elections – left needs steadfastness, Palestinian style

Briefing, Labour Party

Labour Party NEC and NCC elections (CLP section)

Support the Grassroots 5 A strong voice for members and party democracy Fighting the Tories For peace, justice and equality Against austerity, racism and war Ask your CLP to nominate the following 5 candidates for the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC): Jessica Barnard - Membership No L1204334 Gemma Bolton - Membership No L1405940 Yasmine… Continue reading Labour Party NEC and NCC elections (CLP section)