Labour and John McDonnell Are Right To Give Workers A Stake, Says Company Law Professor

The shadow chancellor’s conference speech on September 24 set out the Labour Party’s radical new economic policies to tackle inequality and increase industrial democracy. John McDonnell paid tribute to the “brilliant” work of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think tank and its recent report Prosperity and Justice, upon which much of Labour’s polices are based. His speech included striking proposals on employee ownership and employee representation on the board.

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Why Trade Unionism Must Fight the Export of Domestic League Football

When you think about the big beneficiaries of trade unionism, professional football might not immediately spring to mind. But, according to one observer, writing in The Guardian, it is “in British professional football that we find one of the most successful examples of modern trade unionism”.

Was Michael Foot a Soviet Agent? No, But Such Smears Are Common

With the return of age-old allegations about Michael Foot appearing in the press again a few days ago, allegations widely debunked and mocked online and from senior Labour figures, we must understand that these types of smears are nothing new at all. In fact, linking the Labour Party to the forces of Soviet communism are…

Labour Deselection and Reselection Rules Explained

When the rules on selecting leaders were changed at Labour’s annual conference in 2017, they were changed in ways that many believed favoured the left-wing factions supporting leader Jeremy Corbyn. This year, the talk is of reforming the rules for selecting parliamentary candidates. Although the party is undertaking its own official “democracy review” to rethink…

Like a Fart in a Lift: 12 MPs Threatening To Leave Labour

Lingering worse than a fart in a lift, 12 neoliberal establishment MPs are allegedly threatening to resign the Labour Party whip and force a vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn, some even suggesting that they might make further mockery of socialism by abusing the right to strike and even take up a picket. Betraying…

The Top 10 Times Frank Field Showed His Tory Colours

Veteran right-wing Labour MP Frank Field, who shocked literally nobody this week by resigning the Labour whip, has now hired lawyers in an effort to try and stay in the Labour Party. Field, who has been protected by the red rosette in Birkenhead for years, was told by chief whip Nick Brown that in resigning the whip…

Threats of Violence: Just How Safe is Jeremy Corbyn?

With recent news that Labour MPs in favour of the far-right Israeli regime are to be offered “bodyguards” from the controversial Mossad linked Community Security Trust, Labour Party security and the apartheid regime is certainly a topical subject. However while the mainstream media focus their attention on “threats” to pro-zionist MPs, the question must surely…

Mossad Linked “Thugs” To Patrol Labour Party Conference

Jewish delegates to next months Labour Party Conference in Liverpool are to be offered “bodyguards” for their safety following the ongoing fake news campaign orchestrated by disgruntled Blairites and pro-Israeli opponents of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The “bodyguards” will be offered to individuals such as Luciana Berger and Margaret Hodge by the Community Security Trust…