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Why Long-Bailey’s call for a ‘democratic

Why Long-Bailey’s call for a ‘democratic revolution’ deserves support

Rebecca Long-Bailey’s call for a “democratic revolution” in the wake of Labour’s election debacle is welcome. In doing so, she raises crucial questions about where power is located, the nature of the state and removing the Tories sooner rather than later. Clearly, Labour cannot simply rely on harvesting the votes of traditional supporters at the […]

Labour should back case for democratic r...

Labour should back case for democratic revolution

By Corinna Lotz The blame game following Labour’s election defeat is destructive. Seeing Labour MPs using the mainstream media to make poisonous attacks on Corbyn is an ugly spectacle. Defeat was not about one or two people but about a long legacy of neglect and economic downturn. Nor was the outcome simply down to working […]

School climate strikers lead the way to ...

School climate strikers lead the way to a democratic revolution

Hundreds of thousands of people across the world are taking part in actions called by the School Climate Strikers ahead of the climate summit in New York next week. It may become the biggest ever climate protest. School students will be joined by hundreds of thousands of workers and students from higher education. All the […]

A democratic revolution is the way to ou...

A democratic revolution is the way to oust Johnson regime

We are, as historian Simon Schama told BBC’s Newsnight, “living in a weird British revolutionary moment”. Different parts of the political system are at war with each other. The old constitutional arrangements have broken down and the crisis of representative democracy is a turning point in UK history. MPs have responded to Boris Johnson’s coup […]

South Tyneside prepares for people-power...

South Tyneside prepares for people-powered change

Local activists laid down a powerful marker towards creating a Citizens’ Assembly in South Tyneside at an initial event held at the South Shields Museum and Art Gallery on June 29. They included environmental campaigners, trade unionists, local councillors as well as members of political parties. A planning group was established and will meet later […]