Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn: “I now apologise sincerely on behalf of my party for the disastrous decision to go to war in Iraq in March 2003”

Following today’s publication of the Chilcot Report on Britain’s role in the Iraq War of 2003, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour Party has apologised on behalf of his party that was in power at the time, and whose…

Labour chief calls for UK role in nuclear de-escalation

Leader of UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn says Britain should not carry nukes on submarines and show its resolve for nuclear “de-escalation.” Corbyn told the state-run BBC on Sunday that the UK could keep its controversial Trident submarine fleet but…

[UK] Labour’s lurch to the left

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System, for Occupy London By electing Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader, the Labour Party has finally thrown off the last vestiges of Blair-ism and taken a firm step back towards its Leftist…

Varoufakis attacks Tsipras, advises anti-austerity UK Labour Party head Corbyn in RT interview

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis unleashed a fresh attack on his former allies in the Syriza party, days before it faces a tough battle in an early national election. “I am not part of Syriza any more. I do…

UK: The Labour leadership contest

An Occupier’s Perspective. By Peter Dombi With the demise of Ed Milliband after Labour’s election defeat, the race is now well underway to find a successor. Initially this seemed as if it would follow the predictable path, with various pro-business…

Labour’s rebirth requires a grassroots revolution, not more diktats and spin

George Monbiot for The Guardian, Wednesday 13 May 2015 Think the left has it hard in Britain? Latin Americans faced torture yet built inspirational movements Leadership comes from below: that’s what most successful progressive parties have in common. Leftwing parties…

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