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Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn

Breaking up is hard to do

Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement that he will stand for Labour leader has bolstered the anti-austerity movement. But will the trade unions back him, too?

  • Written by Richard Allday
  • Category: Analysis
Jeremy Corbyn

A people's campaign for Corbyn

A mass campaign with meetings up and down the country, drawing on the whole of the left, could seriously shake up politics in Britain

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Analysis
People’s Assembly

Radical: what’s in a word?

No solution can be really radical that attempts to avoid, diminish or circumvent the direct participation of the masses argues John Rees

  • Written by John Rees
  • Category: Analysis
People’s Assembly protest outside 10 Downing Street on December 2, 2014, on the eve of the autumn statement. Photograph: AFP/Justin Tallis

Lies, damned lies, and austerity

Even IMF research now warns against imposing austerity on the UK, yet our political mainstream and the media agree it is necessary. Why is this?

  • Written by James Meadway
  • Category: Analysis

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