Unfortunately, the Labour Party in Northern Ireland hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons in early August, with six members of its Executive Committee suddenly resigning their positions, allegedly because of other left groups – People Before Profit (PBP) and the Socialist Party – organising within the party.
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The media and the Blairites wrote Corbyn off and were relishing the prospect of an electoral humiliation for Labour. Instead, Corbyn achieved the second highest number of votes for the Labour Party in 50 years.
By Courtney Robinson Stormont are notorious for never reaching an agreement on anything (except, perhaps, austerity). In the midst of the sectarian bickering, there is an issue where the main parties share common ground. The issue in question is abortion rights. Not one of the five main parties supports free, […]
This is a statement from the Socialist Party of England and Wales Who controls the Labour Party: Labour MPs or the party’s half a million members? With a majority of the Labour MPs refusing to accept Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and now mobilising behind a leadership challenge, this has become the […]
For decades, elections in Northern Ireland have been little more than a sectarian headcount. In terms of its overall result, the upcoming Assembly election on May 5th is likely to be much the same. However, there are signs that a growing layer of people are seeking to use the election […]