"No, it’s not full public ownership but it’s a hugely important first step. GBE will prove that public ownership is a successful way to run a company in the national interest" - We Own It analyse Labour's public energy announcement.
During Labour Party conference, over a hundred activists joined speakers from across Latin America to express solidarity with the region's left movements.
"Labour still needs to be bolder. It must offer a very clear, tangible response to the crisis that people can understand and get behind" - Sharon Graham, Unite General Secretary
"We need a new budget focused on stabilising the economy and getting wages rising. Not one that puts the UK at risk for the sake of tax cuts for the rich.”
"The more we put forward a real alternative to this broken model... the better chance we have of stopping Truss’ reactionary agenda in its tracks and of ensuring she is booted out" - Richard Burgon MP
"Despite Biden’s campaign promises the blockade remains in place, and recent announcements to reverse some of Trump’s policies have yet to be implemented."
"Our own Tory government is stoking tensions, with bellicose rhetoric and its own military build-up.... the return of US nuclear weapons at RAF Lakenheath alongside an NPT-non-compliant increase of British nuclear stockpiles."
"Alongside the TUC’s clear expressions of solidarity with the Palestinian people, policy passed at Labour’s Annual Conferences in 2018, 2019 and 2021 give a clear framework for Labour Party solidarity with the Palestinian people."
"Across Latin America, the left is leading the fight to protect and maintain the social progress made during the first ‘pink tide’. One of the clearest examples of this can be found in contemporary Bolivia."
The left has elected presidents in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, Peru, Chile, and now in Colombia, but... is still subjected to hostile acts of aggression by the US and its Atlantic accomplices, including the UK.