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Open Labour endorses 17 candidates in Young Labour and Labour Students elections by Tessa Milligan, Co-Chair | 19.01.24 | In: News, Uncategorised The Open Labour National Committee has voted to endorse the following candidates in the Labour Party's youth and student elections: National Labour Students... Read More
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Statement on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (18/10/20... by Open Labour National Committee | 18.10.23 | In: General, News The death toll from the Hamas terror attack in Southern Israel last Saturday has reached 1400+ people. Hamas continues to fire rockets indiscriminately into... Read More
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Breaking New Ground: Members’ Report 2023 by Tessa Milligan, Co-Chair | 27.08.23 | In: News Open Labour was founded to give voice to Labour Party members who believe in a practical, open-minded and inclusive type of democratic socialism. We want to... Read More
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The two-child cap is a poor fit for Labour by Lauren Davison | 23.07.23 | In: Comment Labour members were blindsided by Keir Starmer's recent commitment to keep George Osborne’s two child-cap on benefits. Thanks to Tory austerity, 1 in 4... Read More
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Labour showed it can be done on a cold, rainy Thursday night in Stoke by Lauren Davison | 16.05.23 | In: News Fresh from the local elections, Open Labour National Committee member Lauren Davison provides an insightful account of Labour's remarkable triumph in... Read More
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Review: Michael Chessum’s ‘This Is Only The Beginning’ by Barry Coppinger | 18.11.22 | In: Comment I joined the Labour Party in Autumn 1979, within 6 months of the economic and social carnage beginning under Thatcher. Tony Benn in the late 70’s and 80’s... Read More
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Labour needs to Forge a New Consensus within the Party and Country by Andrew Ryder | 10.11.22 | In: Comment I am a Labour member living in Hungary but still able to participate in the party through Labour International, a constituency Labour Party set up for members... Read More
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REVIEW: Patrick Diamond and Giles Radice, Labour’s Civil Wars (London: Haus Publishin... by Dr Lewis Young | 31.08.22 | In: Comment Open Labour member Lewis Young PhD looks at recent literary approaches to factionalism in the Labour Party and asks whether it's possible to ever tackle... Read More
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Building a new Social Europe would be the best response to Viktor Orbán’s culture wa... by Andrew Ryder | 21.08.22 | In: Comment Andrew Ryder, Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, argues that if a culture war is indeed taking place, the EU’s best response... Read More
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Towards a better Labour Party – Open Labour’s response to the Forde Report by Open Labour National Commitee | 26.07.22 | In: News Open Labour welcomes the long-awaited publication of the Forde report and is grateful for the work of Martin Forde QC, the other panel members, Baron Whitty,... Read More
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Electoral Reform – Where are we? by Sandy Martin | 04.07.22 | In: Comment, News Sandy Martin is Chair of the Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform. In its recently published position paper, Open Labour commits once again to pushing for a... Read More
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Candidate Endorsements for Labour National Executive Committee elections by Kerri Prince | 29.05.22 | In: News Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs) around the country are having meetings to nominate candidates for the Labour National Executive Committee elections, and... Read More