Online Discussion: After Corbynism, what next for the left? Part Two.

Zoom session on 17th April 2023. Watch the video here. Read Nick Wrack’s background paper here. In the second of our sessions looking at the tasks and challenges facing the left after the demise of the Corbyn project, Nick Wrack introduced the discussion by focussing on our fundamental goal as Continue Reading

In defence of Ken Loach: History is for all of us to discuss

I wrote this short article just over a year ago, before I was myself expelled from the Labour Party. It explores how right-wing Zionists in the Party had somehow succeeded in smearing and vilifying Ken Loach, even amongst broad layers of progressive activists in the Party who you’d have expected Continue Reading

Why do we have a Labour Party instead of a socialist Party?

This article originally appeared in Prometheus. ┬áIt was also used to facilitate a discussion in a meeting of Talking About Socialism on 12th June 2023 – watch the video here. What sort of an organisation is the Labour Party? Its dominance of the left in Britain for over a century Continue Reading