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In place of hate by David Hamblin | 23.04.19 | In: Comment Politics is personal. Those who claim otherwise appear to have chilled their private prejudices to a sangfroid that approaches absolute zero. Accordingly the... Read More
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Open Labour Winter Policy Conference Report by Tom Miller | 09.03.19 | In: Comment Since we had our Winter Policy Conference there has been a formal split in the PLP, Labour has come out for a second referendum and Chris Williamson has been... Read More
“It is the Labour Party or nothing” – Open Labour statement by Open Labour National Committee | 18.02.19 | In: General We at Open Labour view the split from the Labour Party as a step backwards for open politics within Labour, and for the communities our party represents. Many... Read More
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Messaging mistakes cost Remain dearly, they must not be repeated by Oliver Coppard | 09.02.19 | In: Comment When the Britain Stronger in Europe Field team gathered in Solihull in January 2016 to discover what messages would form the backbone of our campaign to... Read More
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Reflections on Open Labour by Emma Burnell | 29.01.19 | In: Comment In Open Labour, we represent what has traditionally been called the Soft Left of the Labour Party.  Internationalists We are internationalists,... Read More
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How a State gets Captured by Carl Rowlands | 25.01.19 | In: Comment From the early 2000s onwards, Hungary was to become a leading indicator of what politics was to largely become everywhere in the 2010s. My film ‘State... Read More
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Lexit is the wrong kind of utopianism by Richard Douglas | 25.01.19 | In: Comment In 2007 Larry Elliott, the Guardian’s economics editor, co-published a book on the cracks  beneath the surface of New Labour’s political success.... Read More
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A new party may not be a threat to Corbyn—but his own membership could be by Emma Burnell | 17.01.19 | In: Comment Open Labour Co-Chair has a piece on the Prospect website arguing that the threat to the Corbyn project of disappointing members is not well enough understood.... Read More
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Open Labour: Why you should join our policy conference by Steve Lapsley | 16.01.19 | In: Comment Open Labour National Committee member Steve Lapsley has written for LabourList looking forward to our conference on the 26th January. 2018 was a... Read More
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A better approach to volunteers would be essential to winning a second referendum by Oliver Coppard | 15.01.19 | In: Comment This is the second in a series of reflections on the 2016 referendum campaign from former Field Director of Britain Stronger in Europe for Yorkshire, Oliver... Read More
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Building an Open Left by Sonja Lokar | 10.01.19 | In: Comment The issues for the Open Left are well-known to us. Accelerated globalisation has dramatically altered the social structures of societies in Europe and... Read More
Open Labour model motion to Branches and CLPs on holding a Brexit Special Conference by Open Labour | 09.01.19 | In: Governance Please see below a model motion to call for a Special Conference on Brexit. We urge you to take this to your CLPs and branches. It has now become a near... Read More