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The moderate Labour Party faction "Labour First" has published a series of conditions which it says the Corbyn leadership must meet in order to "earn" unity within the party.
Channel Four slurs against Workers' Liberty and Momentum + explainer video.
Junior doctors will strike over the government’s imposition of an unfair, and unsafe contract on 5, 6, 7, and 10-11 October.Further five-day, all-out strikes on 14-18 November and 5-9 December are planned if the imposition of the contract is not halted.
Britain's immigration minister, Robert Goodwill, has announced that the government will build a four-metre-high wall for about one kilometre along the main port highway in Calais, France, to prevent refugees or immigrants boarding lorries to cross the Channel.
Any expansion of grammar schools in England will be a mechanism for intensifying social divisions.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Environment and Energy policy is a fleshed out version of the policy he announced last year. It shows Corbyn at his most radical and visionary. Anyone who cares about the future of human civilisation should read it and rally to the Labour Party to make it a reality.
The EU, after a long investigation, found on 30 August that Apple has evaded $13 billion (£10 billion) in taxes.
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Owen Smith misrepresents "left anti-semitism" and smears AWL's record on this issue.
What's going on in the Corbyn surge.
The Corbyn movement represents an opportunity to transform our labour movement, but only if the hundreds of thousands activated by it are persuaded to consciously commit themselves to that task.
An expelled Labour Party member writes on their recent expulsion.

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To consider the AWL to be a source of antisemitism in the labour movement is staggeringly ignorant.
It is one of the ironies of politics. Trotskyism, in most of its post-Trotsky mutations, embraces an "anti-Zionism" that in practice is nothing less than a comprehensive hostility to most Jews alive; yet Trotskyism in Trotsky's time and after was a movement in which people of Jewish origin played - and play - a massive part.
A review of Can Socialism Make Sense? by Sean Matgamna.
Peter Tatchell spoke at Workers’ Liberty’s Ideas for Freedom event about the struggle to win the labour movement to recognition of LGBT rights.
Keith Vaz is not fit to be a Labour MP. But that has nothing to do with the current media controversy and everything to do with his disgraceful political record.
Two American Trotskyists visited Albert Einstein at Princeton University.
A reply to prominent Labour right winger Luke Akehurst's October 2015 article on LabourList.
Does the concept of the "social strike", promoted by the left-wing group Plan C, have the capacity to overcome the current weakness of organised labour?
An illustrated history of Ireland, from the Viking invasions to 1993. By Sean Matgamna. First published 1993; published as e-book, 2016.
An exchange of letters on the left, non-violence and political struggle.
The Guardian is trying to whip up a scandal about a discussion that took place in Momentum about violence and non-violence.
Why the Australian labour movement should stop branding what it objects to as "un-Australian".
In 1990, Socialist Organiser was banned by the Labour Party, apparently on the instigation of Frank Field MP, the same Frank Field who now floats the idea of Labour right-wingers contesting elections as “independent” against democratically selected candidates of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party.
In a way getting angry at someone on the left appearing on Press TV is a bit like getting angry at England playing poorly in the World Cup. It’s a dreadful and appalling thing but it happens all the time.
A fragmented tradition of revolutionary Marxism.
We need a culture of honest criticism on the left, and an end to telling lies about other socialists.
Watson has always been a machine-politician Stalinoid intriguer.
Part nine of Michael Johnson’s series on the life and politics of James Connolly.
In the 1920s the working-class constituency of Battersea North in South London had a Communist Labour MP, Shapurji Saklatvala.
At Workers’ Liberty’s Ideas for Freedom event (7-10 July) Luke Akehurst of Labour First debated Labour left activist Laura Rogers on whether the Labour Party should be in favour of renewing Trident.
A collection of articles from the last year discussing Corbyn's politics in connection with the Middle East, particularly Iran.
We need to specify what left anti-semitism consists of, in order to debate, educate, and clarify.
Questions and answers on the politics of the Arab-Israeli conflict 2002
Yevgeny Yevtushenko who wrote this denunciation of Russian anti-semitism, was the USSR's licensed-rebel poet in...the late 50s and early 60s.
Warsaw's Three Insurrections During World War II
A leaflet providing a friendly critique of Corbynomics and some suggestions for developing socialist policies and struggles.

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A new book from Workers’ Liberty which makes the case for socialism.
An illustrated history of Ireland, from the Viking invasions to 1993. By Sean Matgamna. First publ. 1993; e-book, 2016.

The Fate of the Russian Revolution

Reviews and comments on the book by Paul Hampton, Paul Le Blanc, Ed Strauss, Ed Maltby, Andrew Coates, Herman Benson, Robert Fine, Steve Bloom, Duncan Morrison, Tom O'Lincoln, David Finkel, Gemma Short, Steve Bloom in reply, Paul Buhle, D R O'Connor Lysaght
Buy e-book versions, or the printed book, here. Second edition, December 2015.
By the end of his life, there were different and conflicting strands in Trotsky's political thought. In World War 2 "Orthodox" Trotskyism built on one strand at the cost of screening out more fundamental ideas.

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