We need to stand up to Starmer’s attacks on party democracy and socialist policies - Rachel Garnham, CLPD, writes ahead of the Solidarity, Struggle, Socialism Conference this Saturday.
Hundreds tuned in to the Arise Festival discussion for the key talking points from Labour Party Conference and the next steps for the left - socialist policies, supporting striking workers, and holding Truss to account.
A special print edition of Labour Outlook for the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. With contributions from John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey, Richard Burgon, Sarah Woolley (BFAWU), Labour & Palestine, CLPD & more.
"Annual Conference seriously needs to address the deepening cost of living crisis and set out how the Party will tackle it. It should also halt the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn as these divert attention from addressing this crisis."
"The policies we discuss and agree at our branches and CLPs, and eventually at Annual Conference, count for nothing without a democratic Party whose members have a real say in our manifesto commitments."
Hundreds packed out the Labour for Labour rally at The World Transformed. They joined Labour MPs including John McDonnell, Jon Trickett, Dawn Butler and Zarah Sultana; plus trade unions speakers and Labour left groups.
"Dubious practices against left MPs in trigger ballots and well-supported candidates from the centre-left and trade unions excluded from parliamentary selections" - Labour Party democracy is in a fragile state, Rachel Garnham.
For taking the fight to the Tories, socialist policies & Labour Party democracy back Gemma Bolton and the rest of the grassroots five candidates for the Labour NEC.
Approaching 50 years ago, the Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD) was formed by Labour activist appalled by Annual Conference decisions being continuously ignored.
Show your opposition to the Tories' shameful Rwanda deportation scheme by bringing this CLPD-backed motion to your CLP.