How the Labour right is preparing its anti-democratic coup

29th September 2015 Socialist Action 0

The Labour Party membership was delighted by Jeremy Corbyn’s first leader’s speech to Party conference. But Labour Party members will be outraged to have it confirmed that the right wing is already planning how to attempt an anti-democratic coup to remove Jeremy Corbyn as leader, over-riding the vote of the Party membership.

Labour’s new leadership starts to set political agenda

29th September 2015 Socialist Action 0

The first two days of Labour conference has seen significant progress for the new Corbyn leadership. John McDonnell’s speech as shadow Chancellor was greeted enthusiastically by the clear majority of delegates and followed Jeremy Corbyn’s impressive appearance on the
Marr Show. In both cases even formerly open opponents of the new leadership were forced to concede that big successes had been registered.

Notes from the front – of the week 24/9/2015

24th September 2015 Socialist Action 0


An excellent start from Jeremy Corbyn

In his first week as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn racked up some significant achievements: he succeeded in assembling a frontbench parliamentary team and began on the task of setting out Labour’s changed orientation against austerity and presenting an alternative economic policy.