British Labour Party

British politics is changing dramatically – and the left sees an opportunity

Radical. Transformative. Path-breaking. These cliches are often trotted out in the pages of party manifestos. Manifestos are more than shopping lists of policy priorities and pledges. They represent an opportunity for political parties to put forward a narrative of reform…

Big pharma’s rising prices mean doing nothing is not an option

We have the tools to tackle big pharma’s high prices. Labour has shown it’s prepared to use them. Heidi Chow for openDemocracy 30 September 2019 Expensive medicines are a growing problem the world over and for too long big pharma…

Jeremy Corbyn to Morgan Stanley: “Yes, we are a threat to a damaging and failed system”

After Morgan Stanley warned that a Labour government could pose as much of a risk to British business as Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn posted a video in in his Facebook page saying that the investment bank was right to consider them a threat.…

Corbyn survives another attack, this time through the Courts

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn came again under fire after a Labour donor took to Court the decision of the National Executive Committee to accept him in the ballot paper for the leadership contest without nominations from his fellow…

Jeremy Corbyn: Can strength, wisdom and kindness defeat rudeness, greed and stupidity?

Politics in the UK has been turned on its head this week by the election of 66 year old Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the UK Labour Party. Having had less than 10% support of other Labour members of parliament…

Jeremy Corbyn becomes the leader of the Labour Party in Britain

New leader of the opposition wins in the first round with 59.5% of the vote. The only candidate to oppose Nuclear Weapons and a staunch antiwar campaigner. From his wabsite here are some of the policies we can expect to…