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Lisa Nandy’s call for sanctions against Israel’s proposed annexation is a welcome first step – Hugh Lanning, Labour & Palestine

"In the fight against apartheid in South Africa it was the long campaign for ‘Sanctions Now’ coming to fruition that eventually had the effect – it is clear that governments need to act."

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The fight for climate action must be at the heart of everything as we rebuild after the pandemic – Socialist Campaign Group Statement

Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs statement on a Green New Deal “The recovery from covid-19 must tackle the urgent climate crisis facing our planet. With the highest ever temperatures recorded in the Arctic Circle we cannot delay in taking action to save our planet and future generations. We believe that the necessary and urgent…

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As an internationalist & democratic socialist party, Labour must give real support to the Palestinian people – Socialist Campaign Group of MPs statement

"The core and fundamental purpose underlying annexation is that it permanently puts the ‘nail in the coffin’ of a two-state solution. It leaves no room for any conceivable viable Palestinian state."Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs. “With the new Government in Israel threatening further illegal annexation in July of occupied Palestinian land, including large swathes…

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John McDonnell – My Ralph Miliband Lecture on the Impact of the Pandemic on Labour’s Future.

"The pandemic crisis is creating a new climate of opinion. Along with the threat of a climate crisis it has the potential to create a new political agenda. Whether it is exploited by the right to bolster some form of crisis capitalism or whether those of us on the Left can channel a movement for progressive change, the creation of a People’s Agenda that can reshape the future, is in our hands." - John McDonnell.

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Black Lives Matter – The struggle against racism, for equality & real social & economic change. By Rokhsana Fiaz.

"As we watched the moving scenes of the final public memorial for George Floyd we know that the unprecedented global movement for racial justice that his death unleashed will live on in this struggle for equality, for real social &economic change." - Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham

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Now is the time to end the severe class and racial inequalities which exist across the world – Campaign Group statement on the death of George Floyd.

"As anti-racists, we stand shoulder to shoulder with all those in America and across the world who feel anger, hurt and fear after yet another instance of discriminatory state violence." - Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs.

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Solidarity with Latin America in a time of Coronavirus – Adrian Weir #COVID19

"Through his ineptitude and denialism Trump is making a bad coronavirus situation at home even worse, the brunt of which will be borne by poor Americans and Americans of colour, and, at the same time, his ideologically driven foreign policy is going to wreak havoc across vast swathes of Latin America." - Adrian Weir.

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We can no longer tolerate the inequality & insecurity that has left all of us weaker – Jeremy Corbyn writes to Boris Johnson. #COVID19

"The test for our society is whether we come through this strengthened, with greater solidarity forged in the heat of a crisis; or whether we emerge diminished, having failed to do everything possible to support each other." - Jeremy Corbyn

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We must learn the lessons from this crisis & ensure our society is defined by solidarity & compassion, rather than insecurity, fear & inequality – Jeremy Corbyn

"The major crises we face as a society cannot be solved by the market. Cornonavirus, the climate emergency, huge levels of inequality.. these can only be solved by people working together, & not against each other." - Jeremy Corbyn.

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Neo-liberalism & the de-regulation of the labour market have dangerously exposed the whole population to the #COVID-19 virus – Adrian Weir

"A difference between now & in WWII was the emergency powers during the War allowed the government to requisition property. The current Government though is only interested in the regulation of people... Absent from the Bill is any infringement on the so-called rights of the holders of private property." - Adrian Weir, Campaign for Trade Union Freedom.

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Jeremy Corbyn – We must ensure the most effective action is taken to protect people in every community, for reasons of public health as well as social justice #covid19

"Rent needs to be suspended for those adversely affected by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The government’s three-month ban on evictions should be extended to six months."Jeremy Corbyn Dear Prime Minister, Thank you for our meeting on Monday evening and for sharing with me the draft emergency legislation in response to the coronavirus outbreak.…

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We are in an unprecedented situation – we need a response commensurate to that challenge. Rebecca Long Bailey’s 12 point minimum plan, #COVID19.

"At a time like this we need to urgently come together to protect each other, no matter what it takes, but for those at greater risk and those who are already financially insecure we need to start moving mountains - and fast."

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The Tories will say or do anything to gain & retain power, except shift power & wealth to working people – John McDonnell #Budget2020

"I caution the Chancellor, you are sowing the seeds of disappointment and disillusionment which could stir up a form of politics none of us wish our country to experience." - John McDonnell.

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There is a gaping chasm between the rhetoric the Conservatives have adopted & the reality of what they will deliver – Jeremy Corbyn on #Budget2020

"The Conservative Party will never stand up for working class communities. They will always put the interests of their wealthy friends first." - Jeremy Corbyn.

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“We are facing three of the most serious crises that coming together our country has ever faced” – John McDonnell pre-budget speech.

"I hope that the government has woken up to the state of our public services and the poverty and insecurity in which so many of our people live." - John McDonnell.

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We need a revolution in political education – Richard Burgon exclusive #TonyBennSchoolofPoliticalEducation

"We need a revolution in political education in the Labour Party - one that empowers Labour members to be armed up with the ideas to win people over to radical alternatives to our broken economic model that is destroying lives, communities & the planet."

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On Palestine, is Boris Johnson really prepared to abandon the most basic principles of human rights & international law? – Jeremy Corbyn

"The Palestinian people have an inalienable right to self-determination which must be realised in practice, including their right to an independent state of Palestine." - Jeremy Corbyn.

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Labour Needs Rebecca Long Bailey for a Green New Deal – Chris Saltmarsh, #RLB2020 takeover

"Climate breakdown will increasingly define our politics as impacts like wildfires, hurricanes and drought grow worse at home and abroad. Rebecca Long-Bailey is best placed to translate Labour’s proposition of a Green New Deal into the election winning common sense solution to these climate impacts. That’s why she’s the person to lead Labour into the 2020s. "

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Why I’m supporting Rebecca Long-Bailey – Liz Smith, #RLB2020 takeover

"Rebecca’s record on austerity speaks for itself. From entering parliament in 2015 she opposed the Tory Welfare Bill on both second and third readings. That takes guts. She knows that we must remain an anti-austerity party because we have 14,000,000 people in their country barely surviving."

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Why I’m backing Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour Leader – Alex Duerden, #RLB2020 Takeover

"Many imagine a politician as being completely removed from popular culture, self-interested and contemptuous of the electorate, Long-Bailey however comes across as a normal person who is fighting for her class rather than as member of the privileged elite who is out to protect their own interests. "

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Labour Councils now have an even greater responsibility to defend people’s living standards – Cllr. Daniel Blaney

"We must defend the radicalism in Labour’s policies which have developed in recent years. Newham’s community wealthy building shows how Labour in local government can play its part in defending the policy agenda Labour needs to maintain, to resisting the new Tory majority in Westminster from the front line." - Daniel Blaney

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My constituents told me that they wanted me to transform our economy & save our environment – Olivia Blake MP

"There is no social justice on a dying planet. There is also no way to tackle climate catastrophe without changing the inequalities at the heart of our economy, and without redistributing power from those at the top to the rest of us." - Olivia Blake MP.

#Covid19UK has exposed the housing crisis : It needs fixing so everyone has a decent place they can call home – Jeremy Corbyn

"The Coronavirus crisis has highlighted how eradicating homelessness is possible almost overnight if the political choice is made and will is there. The same is true of fixing the wider housing crisis by giving renters’ proper rights and building council housing." - Jeremy Corbyn MP.