The significance of the Tet Offensive

30th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

On 31 January 1968 news broke of a huge wave of attacks across South Vietnam on US and South Vietnamese positions by the Vietnamese national liberation forces, including an assault on the US embassy compound in the south’s capital Saigon.

Why we need an anti-war government – Stop The War’s national tour

25th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Stop The War Coalition have launched a nationwide tour to explore the theme ‘Why We Need An Anti-War Government’, with a series of public meetings across the country.

The tour will be an opportunity to discuss the progressive international role that a Jeremy Corbyn led Labour government could play. Following Britain’s military involvement in Iraq, Libya and Syria, interventions that continue today spreading chaos and human tragedy across the Middle East, Britain changing its approach to war could be a significant and important shift.

Labour’s leftwards shift is why it is advancing

10th January 2018 shoreditchadmin2 0

The Labour Party has started 2018 on an excellent footing. It is consistently ahead of the Tories in opinion polls – a lead it has now maintained for most of the past six months following the June 2017 general election. If another election took place at present Jeremy Corbyn is well positioned to become Prime Minister.