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Representation still represents a problem for Labour

Representation still represents a problem for Labour

The lack of representation is evident on all fronts of UK political parties, but how will Labour answer in the face of substantial ethnic minority and female contenders?
A moment for reflection and reconstruction: Liz leaves, Sunak starts

A moment for reflection and reconstruction: Liz leaves, Sunak starts

The tumultuous end of Liz Truss’ brief premiership, and the unmandated start of Rishi Sunak’s gives us a moment for reflection and reconstruction in British politics
Drama for Starmer: Does the Labour party have what it takes?

Drama for Starmer: Does the Labour party have what it takes?

Two years before the next general election and battling factionalism, reports of transphobia, and the Forde report, does the Labour Party have what it takes?
Keeping the many out of the few: Intolerance on the UK Left

Keeping the many out of the few: Intolerance on the UK Left

Do we need a more centre-left approach to politics in order to address the intolerance of opinion espoused by the Labour party?
Starmer feels the Burn(ham) in latest Popularity Polls

Starmer feels the Burn(ham) in latest Popularity Polls

Starmer has got to go – and Andy Burnham should be the one to replace him.
Is Keir Starmer’s patriotism the solution to Labour’s identity crisis?

Is Keir Starmer’s patriotism the solution to Labour’s identity crisis?

Labour finds itself in its worst identity crisis of the post-war era, something which national flags and a patriotic rhetoric won’t solve alone. Does Keir Starmer have an impossible job ahead of him?
We need to move on from Corbyn, he is leaving Labour at a standstill

We need to move on from Corbyn, he is leaving Labour at a standstill

The publishing of the EHRC report shed light on key features of the anti-Semitism issue within the Labour Party, yet somehow it is political individuals who are receiving the most attention whilst anti-Semitism itself continues to be pushed aside
Labour and anti-Semitism: Why this needs to be taken seriously

Labour and anti-Semitism: Why this needs to be taken seriously

Kerry McCall looks into how Labour has failed to tackle anti-Semitism after Jeremy Corbyn’s suspension from the Labour Party
‘Keir Starmer did a poo’: Labour party group apologises following unauthorised tweet

‘Keir Starmer did a poo’: Labour party group apologises following unauthorised tweet

The Canterbury and Whitstable Labour group were forced to apologise following a twitter mis-hap on Wednesday
Impossible task of Manchester’s ‘Good Employment Charter’

Impossible task of Manchester’s ‘Good Employment Charter’

Joe Manock discusses the difficulty of protecting workers rights in an increasingly precarious job market.
Labour’s Brexit strategy unites the country where others have failed

Labour’s Brexit strategy unites the country where others have failed

George Walker argues Corbyn’s new Brexit policy is the only way to unite the country.
Labour board back motion to dissolve student wing

Labour board back motion to dissolve student wing

The National Organisation of Labour Students, which is 40 years old, will be eradicated in favour of a new student wing
October election date ‘to limit student vote’

October election date ‘to limit student vote’

According to The Times, the Prime Minister’s aides said that if a general election is called next month, this could limit the time available for students to register to vote
Stockport MP among Labour defectors to Independent Group

Stockport MP among Labour defectors to Independent Group

A representative of Stockport for over 25 years, Coffey joined colleagues in criticising the party’s leadership over Brexit and antisemitism
Colonial nostalgia is rife, so why aren’t we addressing it?

Colonial nostalgia is rife, so why aren’t we addressing it?

Hannah Vallance argues Corbyn’s pledge to change the way the British Empire is remembered and taught is fundamental in order to understand Britain’s place in the world today.
UoM lecturers speak at the Labour conference

UoM lecturers speak at the Labour conference

Lecturers from the University’s [email protected] group led a range of talks dedicated to policy-making
Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Only 17 per cent of Fallowfield turned out to vote in Manchester’s local elections today, making it the ward with the lowest turnout in the whole city

The toxicity of student politics

Ex-Co Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Ally Routledge, details the scenery of her journey through student politics

Manchester Labour Students in disarray

Following the publication of ‘Manchester Labour Students move left’ to unofficial Momentum magazine The Clarion, yet more divisions begin to reveal themselves within MLS

Can Labour sell ‘21st Century Socialism’?

As Jeremy Corbyn remains triumphant as Labour leader, Barney Weston ponders why socialism is such a dirty word

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