Labour needs an alternative to austerity

21st November 2013 Socialist Action 0

By Paul Roberts

Since using Party conference to shift the campaign agenda to defending ordinary peoples’ living standards, Labour’s support has risen in the polls, party activists have been invigorated and within sections of Labour’s ranks a discussion on alternatives to austerity has opened up.

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No to racism, no to austerity

10th November 2013 Socialist Action 0

by Paul Taylor

Yesterday’s Labour Assembly Against Austerity made clear why the fight against racism must be an essential part of the campaign against austerity.

The Tories are continually searching for new ways to exploit racism as a way to boost their poll ratings and confuse people about the failure of their austerity programme.