Labour Party UK
Why “Partygate” Threatens to Bring Down UK Prime Minister
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the midst of a growing political crisis after it became clear that he and his aides violated Covid-19 regulations by having parties. These parties are a slap in the face to the working people of Britain, who were banned from seeing their families while the Prime Minister drank with his cronies.
Ezra BrainJanuary 16, 2022
Left Populism Is a Dead End
Marina Prentoulis's new book is intended to show left populism in a favorable light. Her examples, however, actually serve as a warning of what awaits the working class when parties influenced by left populism come to power.
Eddie DovetonJuly 2, 2021
Corbyn’s Suspension Shows the Limits of Reformism
As soon as Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the British Labour Party, the bureaucracy waged war against him. But the term “war” suggests that there are two sides engaged in the fighting. Here there was no fightback.
Eddie DovetonNovember 5, 2020
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party Suspension: What it Means for the Left
Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the Labour Party on Thursday because of his reaction to a report about antisemitism in the Labour Party. But the truth of the matter is that this is part of a larger attack on both Corbyn and the pro-Palestine Left which also reveals the failures of Corbyn’s strategy of reforming the Labour Party.
Ezra BrainOctober 30, 2020
The recent UK election represented a massive set-back for the Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn. What this defeat proves is that socialism will not be achieved through electoralism and we need true, radical solutions to the pressing issues of our day. No politician, no election, and no one fight defines the struggle for socialism. It is an international project and one that cannot be accomplished or defeated in a single moment.
Ezra BrainDecember 20, 2019
UK Elections: Boris Johnson wins with a Large Majority
The Conservative Party’s landslide victory means trouble for the UK working class, but a messy Brexit debate and increasing numbers of radicalized youth point to further political instability.
Diego SacchiDecember 13, 2019
After May: Whither Brexit?
The successful Leave campaign and the failure to negotiate an acceptable framework for Brexit have precipitated a crisis among Britain's political elites that threatens the very foundation of British politics.
Claudia CinattiJune 6, 2019
The ‘Corbyn & the Commie Spy’ Story Proves the Establishment is Losing Hope
The latest big story from Britain’s reliably right-wing press goes something like this: Jeremy Corbyn, the lefty leader of the Labour Party, passed information to a Czechoslovakian spy during the Cold War.
Natasha DrakeFebruary 26, 2018
The Significance of Corbyn’s Rise in the British Elections
The result of the recent elections in the United Kingdom have led an unexpected political scenario with the Brexit negotiations soon at hand. What do May’s setback and Corbyn’s rise mean for the country?
Claudia CinattiJune 15, 2017