Written By: - Date published: 11:15 am, November 9th, 2019 - 6 comments
Nick Kelly gives a summary of each major United Kingdom political party.
Written By: - Date published: 1:01 pm, November 5th, 2019 - 4 comments
Nick Kelly is a former NZ trade union leader and NZ Labour activist. He is a co director of Piko Consulting, and currently lives in London expanding Piko into the UK. The below was originally published on Nick Kelly’s blog
Written By: - Date published: 9:39 am, June 13th, 2019 - 27 comments
Boris Johnson declared his candidacy today. The Guardian’s Tom Kibasi speculates on his strategy – pick a fight with the EU, make Brexit the issue and call an election. Do a deal with Farage and save Britain from Corbyn. Will it work?
Written By: - Date published: 2:50 pm, April 24th, 2019 - 116 comments
Written By: - Date published: 6:24 pm, April 2nd, 2019 - 28 comments
Theresa May is entering the Brexit death spiral. Her last real chance to get her own preferred deal over the line will happen in a Tory cabinet meeting overnight. But what are the other options?
UPDATE: May has now invited Jeremy Corbyn for talks on a soft Brexit. But will the Labour leader be in a mood to help?
Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, February 26th, 2019 - 104 comments
Events in recent days have forced UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into backing a second Brexit referendum. Labour are now aligned with the majority of British voters, but is it too little too late?
Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, January 10th, 2019 - 67 comments
Another day, another humiliating defeat for Theresa May. Surprisingly, the news is no better for Jeremy Corbyn.
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 pm, September 3rd, 2018 - 86 comments
Jeremy Corbyn has a problem. His supporters are struggling to seperate anti-Zionism from anti-racism and the Tories can’t believe their luck. UK Labour desperately need to turn around the narrative that they’re tolerant of bigotry. And in just two days, a definition is going to define Corbyn.
Written By: - Date published: 9:45 pm, July 30th, 2018 - 36 comments
Ahead in the polls and with the Tory Government on the Brexit rack, the UK Labour Party should be prepping for victory at the next election. Instead, the party and leader Jeremy Corbyn are under attack for perceived bigotry. Do Labour have a case to answer?
Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, July 14th, 2017 - 13 comments
Theresa May knows that the tories are utterly stuffed over Brexit so she’s calling for ideas / trying to spread the blame. Jeremy Corbyn had the perfect reply.
Written By: - Date published: 10:34 am, June 25th, 2017 - 19 comments
Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech to Glastonbury 2017. “Another world is possible…”
Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, June 10th, 2017 - 159 comments
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour just reshaped the political landscape of the UK.
Lessons for NZ?
Written By: - Date published: 7:31 am, June 8th, 2017 - 114 comments
If the campaign was a month longer I have no doubt that Labour would win outright. As it is they will I think they will probably lose, and this will be a good thing for UK Labour long term.
Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, June 5th, 2017 - 57 comments
In the United Kingdom the polls continue to narrow and Jeremy Corbyn continues to perform outstandingly well. Is the upset of all upsets possible?
Written By: - Date published: 6:28 am, May 17th, 2017 - 29 comments
UK Labour unveils a plan that is both radical and responsible.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, September 14th, 2016 - 15 comments
At the Guardian, UK Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey reflects on the first year of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
Written By: - Date published: 8:04 am, July 20th, 2016 - 80 comments
UK Labour continues to embarrass progressives throughout the world after a majority of MPs voted to support renewal of the Trident program.
Written By: - Date published: 10:54 am, July 13th, 2016 - 139 comments
Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, June 29th, 2016 - 38 comments
The UK Labour Party caucus provided some tough competition but for utter hypocricy UKIP leader Nigel Farage is clearly the political muppet of the month.
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 29th, 2016 - 27 comments
Details of a public forum to be run tomorrrow evening by Socialist Aotearoa to discuss Brexit, a Marxist critique of the European Union, and the very British coup against Jeremy Corbyn.