Some of the Labour Party’s most senior officials acted to sabotage Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, obstruct everything it tried to do, direct abuse at staff and activists supportive of Corbyn, and expressed a preference for a Tory victory.
Morning Star editorial; Martin Kettle in The Guarian
Early exit polls have suggested a Tory landslide, with Leave-voting areas switching away from Labour according to predictions. Two completely contrasting visions for our future were on the ballot paper. Labour’s offer went further than two years ago
No matter what the court jesters of post-political analysis say, the British elections have right and left as the clear contenders. A victory for Labour would show that the voice of class cannot be silenced.
The question for the left, is whether we can transform the operation of the European Union. It's the same question asked by the left about any state institutions – whether it's the local council, the national government, or any transnational institution. We have the opportunity to re-route the referendum debate away from Tory Brexit and into a debate about the democratic future of Europe.
Last night David Cameron’s government lost a House of Commons vote on a measure designed to approve—-in principle-—military action in Iraq pending a report from UN weapons inspectors. This was the first defeat of a government motion related to military action in modern times. The UK Parliament voted—-what about US Congress?
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