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Labour leadership contest and public ownership

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1072/30202 From The Socialist newspaper, 5 February 2020 photo CCO/CC   (Click to enlarge) Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party executive committee A debate, of sorts, is opening up on nationalisation in the Labour leadership election. Support for public ownership – or not – is an indication of which …

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Emily Thornberry denies ‘sneering’ at Brexit voters

Labour leadership candidate Emily Thornberry has denied “sneering” at Brexit voters. The shadow foreign secretary was confronted in a TV interview with Andrew Neil with a video in which she appeared to laugh as a fellow Labour frontbencher said that people who did not hate Brexit “have something wrong with …

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Editorial: Winning arguments is not enough for victory

JEREMY CORBYN’S claim that Labour “won the argument” at the last election prompted howls of derision from the usual suspects, from the Daily Express to MP Jess Phillips. But the furore over chaos at Northern Rail, with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps saying he is “not prepared” to see it continue …

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