Labour movement

Interview with Steve Hedley, senior assistant general secretary of the RMT

Socialist Appeal met with Steve Hedley, the senior assistant general secretary of the RMT union to discuss a range of issues: from the attacks facing rail workers to the need for nationalisation of the railways; and from the future of the Venezuelan Revolution to the question of the union's relationship to the Labour Party.

Corbyn - ignore the hypocrites and say: hands off Venezuela!

Right-wing Labour MPs are pressuring Jeremy Corbyn to condemn the government in Venezuela. Having kept relatively quiet since the Party’s impressive general election result, the Blairites now see events in Venezuela as a chink in Corbyn’s armour and hope to stick the knife in.

Tribunal fees abolished in UNISON Supreme Court victory

UNISON has won a major victory in the Supreme Court, reversing regulations from 2013 that introduced fees at Employment Appeals Tribunals. The decision marks a massive step forward in the fight to claw back workers' rights that have faced decades of attacks. But there is still some way to go. Bold and militant trade union leadership is needed.

Cruddas' "English Labour Network" and the migration myth

The proposed formation of a so-called English Labour Network by Jon Cruddas MP represents another desperate attempt by elements inside the PLP at Westminster to undermine Corbyn and his left-wing programme. Rather than blaming migrants and promoting "patriotism", Labour should be fight for socialist policies.

Lessons from Merseyside Labour elections

The results of recent internal elections in three Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs) in Merseyside show the advance of socialist ideas – but also that there is still much to do to create a mass party that truly represents the interests of the working class. Mike Hogan of Merseyside Momentum reports on the battle to transform the Labour Party.

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