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February 1, 2020

Labour is a movement, not a meeting

This piece appeared in the Huffington Post Quite simply, we need to up our game. Today, I’m launching the first chapter of my Manifesto for a Movement. With it, I want to kickstart a conversation with our members, activists and affiliates about how we rebuild, reconnect and win. It’s long overdue. As technology and society changed, New Labour introduced new …

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January 19, 2020

Organising is in our DNA – now we need it more than ever

This piece appeared in LabourList Our party was formed by organised workers who wanted political power to match their industrial might. Organising is in our DNA. Now we need it more than ever. Today’s Labour Party has hundreds of thousands of members and millions of working people behind us. I want us to continue as a mass membership party, with …

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January 13, 2020

Leadership starts with listening – and I want to hear from you

This piece appeared in LabourList Today nominations closed in the Parliamentary Labour Party part of the contests to elect Labour’s next leader and deputy leader. I’m incredibly proud to have the support of so many elected representatives from across our movement – and now it’s over to our members and affiliates. I want Labour to offer a socialism that’s rooted …

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