Category Labour Leadership

Unity, U-turns, and the EU: What we didn’t learn from the first Labour leadership debate

Following the first in a series of Labour leadership hustings, the New Statesman blog published an article detailing the four things we learnt from the debate. In truth we only learnt one thing; that nothing has changed. Jeremy Corbyn remains hugely popular among Labour members and supporters, Owen Smith is yet to convince the same […]

Labour Leadership Election: How we got here & Why ‘Corbynism’ is a now compromise

Though an attempt to unseat Corbyn has been on the cards from day one, the events culminating in the Labour party’s second leadership election in 12 months began on 24th June, after Britain voted to leave the EU. Accusing Corbyn of a “lacklustre” performance in the referendum campaign, and spurred on by the sacking of […]