Labour Party

Abbott, I get it. Afro-Diane was a different you

Abbott, I get it. Afro-Diane was a different you

By Kate Baldwin There’s no question that Diane Abbott has made a few interview gaffes in her time. It’s fair to say, for instance, that numbers aren’t her thing. However, the latest interview ‘mishap’ on today’s Andrew Marr show where, while commenting on her previous pro-IRA statements, she remarked that “I had a rather splendid afro at the time. I […]

by · 28th May 2017 · Labour Party
Why the Labour Party must return to its Zionist roots

Why the Labour Party must return to its Zionist roots

By Christopher Herman Zionism was once an epithet of the left; the left must return to making the progressive case for Israel. In the past twenty years a belief in the state of Israel, among the left, has become increasingly marginalised. So much so that the stance of George Galloway has become more acceptable among the left than that of […]

by · 10th April 2017 · Labour Party
Labour must remember Hugh Gaitskell

Labour must remember Hugh Gaitskell

By Christopher Herman We must look back at Hugh Gaitskell and “fight, and fight, and fight again, to save the party we love” Fifty seven years ago in Scarborough, of all places, the Labour party like today was at a crossroads. The party was licking its wounds after the humiliating election defeat of 1959, with Gaitskell believing that the party […]

by · 29th March 2017 · Labour Party
OPINION: It is time for Labour to embrace the “white heat of the technological revolution” once more

OPINION: It is time for Labour to embrace the “white heat of the technological revolution” once more

By Christopher Herman Brexit, however hard, must bring Labour a white heat moment if it is to reunite with working people. Over half a century ago, in Scarborough of all places, Harold Wilson set out a vision of how a Labour Government would fix the problem which was the declining economy. Wilson saw that if the British economy was going […]

by · 5th March 2017 · Labour Party