2016 Magazine

December 2016 – January 2017: Editorial: Corbyn: Could Do Better; Making worker representation on company boards a reality; Parliament And World War One – Abdication of the Czar of Russia; UK manufacturing declining; Richmond Park by-election;  Notes on the News; Froggy; Antisemitism in the UK; Free Speech On Israel; Debased Globalisation; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier (No 7); Parliamentary Notes: the National Health Service; Listening to Italy; Don’t Cryogenic Me (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 273 – December 2016

November 2016: Editorial, Labour: the Unions and Workers on the Board; Parliament and WW1: Industrial Conscription; Immigration, the labour market and family policy; The Battle Of Cable St, 80th Anniversary Commemoration; Notes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier (No 6); Biting the state that feeds it: the Apple corporation; Parliament Notes; Listening to Italy; White Cotton (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 272 – November 2016

October 2016: Editorial, Corbyn’s re-election: There will be trouble ahead; Parliament & WW1, War Policy & Peace; Froggy; Notes on the News; Tories & Grammar Schools; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier (No.5); Blair Inc – The Power, The Money, The Scandals; Parliament Notes; Listening to Italy; Dark Deeds By The River Of January (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 271 – October 2016

September 2016:  Editorial: Labour’s Next Leader?Parliament And World War One : Labour and the War; FroggyNotes on the News; Votes on Iraq; Welfare ‘Reform’; Diary of a Corbyn Foot Soldier (No.4); Whatever Happened to the Parliamentary Labour Party; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Poems: A Murder Of Crows, The Haven, When Uncle Sam Comes To Visit.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 270 September 2016

July-August 2016: Editorial: Divisive PoliticsRules for election of Labour Party leader; T-shirts were in! (Labour in Northern Ireland); Parliament And WW1; Froggy; Notes on the News; Jackie Walker interview; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier (No.3); Parliament Notes; Listening to Italy; Poems: Miss Social Housing 2016,; Nearer Thy Battlefield To Thee, Piggy Bank Burglar.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 269 July-August 2016

June 2016: Editorial: Corbyn’s Heavy BurdenParliament and WW1: Why Must the War Go On?; Froggy; Zionism; Labour Briefing on Anti-semitism; Notes on News; Letters on EU referendum; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier (No.2); Parliament Notes; Orecchiette; Poems: Maybe You Can Explain This, Own Goal, Warming Earth Freezing Hearts.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 268_June_2016

May 2016: Editorial: Steel – A Tale of Two CountriesParliament And World War One: Trade Unions and Peace Proposals.  Statement on ‘Labour’s problem with antisemitism’ from the Jewish Socialists’ Group.  Notes on the NewsFroggyHillsborough; They Never Walked Alone.  The European Union Referendum RevisitedDiary of a Corbyn foot-soldier.   Parliament Notes: Tax Avoidance and Tax EvasionCarles Clarke accusing CorbynListening to Italy by Orecchiette; Poems.  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 267 – May 2016

April 2016: Editorial: The Nationalisation and Privatisation of English Education.  Second Editorial: Beware The IDS Of MarchParliament And World War One: the Allies and Greece;  FroggyIndustrial Democracy and Social Partnership; Notes on the News; Listening to ItalyLetter about the GhurkhasParliament Notes – Budget Resolutions and Economic SituationSocial Cleansing (poem);  Gone West (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 266- April 2016

March 2016: Editorial: If Britain leaves Europe should we care?; Parliamentary Notes; Rail, Rents and Housing (Part 2); Parliament And World War One – Banning Bertrand Russell; FroggyNotes on the News; Europe is Built on Corpses and Plunder by Andre Vitchek; NATO and War by Mairead Corrigan; Listening to Italy; Gurkhas; Advert for a report on poverty; Wow it’s Jeremy!; Thank You For Self-Harming (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 265 – March 2016

February 2016: Editorial: Open Letter to Hilary Benn on the Syrian Bombing; Parliament And World War One: ‘Defence of the Realm‘ against Betrand Russell; Corbyn’s Voting Record; MP’s Letters About the Syrian Bombing; ADS Annual Dinner: Aerospace, defence, securtiy, making friends with MPs; Rail, Rents and Housing (Part 1); FroggyWelfare and Work Reform Bill: Interview with Paul Morrison; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy. Guernica Still Burns (poem); No Hounding Socialism (poem); Prime Minister’s Question Time (poem).  Also available as a PDF, Labour Affairs 264 February 2016

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