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Left Futures · 3h ago

Monday’s Yellow Pages at Conference 2017

Each year the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy, Left Futures and Labour Briefing (the magazine of the Labour Briefing Co-operative), produces a guide to conference called Yellow Pages. Th...
Left Futures · 12h ago

An independent Catalunya?

The Catalan regional government’s determination to push ahead with a referendum on independence on 1st October that has been ruled illegal by the conservative government of the Spanish state...
Left Futures · 1d ago

Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s September Executive

National Executive Committee 19 September 2017 As some of you will know, I have been on-and-off of all four of Labour’s National Committees since 1981 and I have been present when some very ...
Left Futures · 1d ago

Sunday’s Yellow Pages at Conference 2017

Each year the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy, Left Futures and Labour Briefing (the magazine of the Labour Briefing Co-operative), produces a guide to conference called Yellow Pages. Th...
Left Futures · 2d ago

Is Corbynism a 21st century version of Bennism?

In an exclusive and edited extract from the new book The Corbyn Effect Mark Perryman argues there are similarities but important differences too. Alan Freeman in his 1982 book The Benn Heres...
Left Futures · 2d ago

Eternal Corbynism

Long to reign over us? The decision of Labour’s National Executive Committee this week to lower the Labour leadership ballot threshold to 10% and set up a review into party democracy headed ...
Left Futures · 1w ago

Making an Art of Revolution

Mark Perryman invites us to wear our dancing shoes to celebrate the October 1917 centenary  To sort of coin a phrase ‘ How do you solve a problem like VI Lenin?’ As the centenary of the Octo...
Left Futures · 1W ago

Labour needs a Corbynista leadership in Scotland

The Scottish Labour leadership contest this autumn is important for the entire Labour Party in Britain, because how the party performs in Scotland will be a significant factor in whether Lab...
Left Futures · 1W ago

A Spectacular Own Goal?

A new group called the Labour Campaign for Free Movement has been launched. It says that thousands have already signed up to its campaign statement. It is also clearly hoping that the model ...
Left Futures · 1W ago

Towards a National Pharmaceutical Service

There are some problems which are too big for the private sector to handle. I’ve given extensive arguments explaining why this is the case for climate change and why solutions will require p...