2 takes on #JezWeCan

We asked James Elliott and Adam Ramsay  for their responses to the surging support for Jeremy Corbyn's campaign to lead the Labour Party.     James Elliott is a Labour Party member. He is deputy editor of Left...

The limits and opportunities of the Corbyn campaign

Corbyn deserves our support, but we must recognise the Labour Party for what it is and build an autonomous social movement. This means supporting him as the Left and from the Left and accepting that social struggle is the basis of political change.

EU debate: In, out, or shake it all about?

Adam DC puts forward a radical abstentionist point of view in the debate about what position socialists should take about the upcoming referendum on Britain's membership to the EU The starting point for any discussion...

Understanding the Corbyn campaign: an interview with Max Shanly

Jeremy Corbyn's campaign for Labour leader is in full swing. Max Shanly is a member of Young Labour's National Committee. We interviewed him about his hopes and expectations for the campaign. Max spoke to...

The Labour right: smearing Corbyn, not fighting racism

The Labour right is trying to smear Jeremy Corbyn as an associate of anti-Semites – when they should be looking at their own lousy record on racism and war, writes Nathan Akehurst. Perhaps...

Cartoon: Not waving but drowning

by Caliban's Revenge, originally featured in the Summer 2015 issue of the rs21 magazine
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Back Corbyn (but rely on ourselves, not Labour)

Ian Allinson comments on the news that socialist Jeremy Corbyn has secured enough nominations to enter the Labour leadership contest. The news that socialist Jeremy Corbyn has secured enough nominations from MPs to be a...
Labour leadership contenders

Labour leadership: continuing Blair’s poisonous legacy

The leadership election seems certain to take Labour even further to the right. Mitch Mitchell doesn't try to hide his contempt for the whole process.  As I write this, those candidates who have declared themselves...
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Green Party: the place to start rebuilding the left?

The Green Party vote last month was four times higher than 2010. How should the left relate to the Greens? Ollie V from Sheffield argues that building the Greens is the best way of cracking the...

GE2015: Analyse this – Barnaby Raine and Owen Jones

Barnaby Raine and Owen Jones speak at the opening session of They Don't Represent Us, 16th May 2015, on the implications of the 2015 election.