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September 2020: Editorial: A Clause 4 Moment; Notes on the News; Froggy; Letter from New Zealand; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; The Black and White Knife Crimes of Working Class Youth; Jeremy Corbyn Interview (2) ; Ernest Bevin: Labour’s Churchill (Review); The Conundrum of Anti-semitism; The Many Battles of the 1950s; Liz Bates interview with Keir Starmer (from Channel 4); Poem – Everything Stops For Tea.

August 2020 Special Issue: Editorial: Is The Tory Government A Russian Fifth Column?; The Leaked Labour Party Report on Anti-semitism by Craig Murray; Letters on Churchill and Fascism; The Labour Party Report on the Defeat in 2019; Guaranteeing an Apprenticeship Guarantee by Robert Halpin; Fear of China; Poems: Decapitated, A Little Matter Of Brainwashing.
Available as a PDF: Labour Affairs 310 – August 2020.

July 2020: Editorial 1: Starmer Sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey; Editorial 2: Brexit, Covid-19 And Labour’s Task; FroggyNotes on the News; Letter from New Zealand;  Listening to Italy; Governments should never borrow from; the private sector; Nuclear Power in Britain; Poem: Bad Hair Years.
Antisemitism, Israel and Annexation; More Witch Hunting?; Another One Bites The Dust; Starmer meets the Board of Jewish Deputies; Jewish Voices for Labour on the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey; A letter from prominent Jews to the Israeli Ambassador; Mark Regev’s reply; Labour for Israel’s letter to Regev; the Board of Jewish Deputies statement on annexation; Labour MPs (and others) letter on annexation; Avi Shlaim on Churchill.

June 2020: Editorial: Starmer Under Fire; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Listening to Italy; Covid-Sonata; Jewish Voices for Labour; Jewish Voice For Labour On False Accusations; Jewish Voice For Labour on Reports; Why is Islamophobia Not Officially Investigated?; The Baby Boomer Generation; Elizabeth Bowen and Labour; Labour, Austerity and Antisemitism; Poems: One World Shivering, Claptrap Around A Mystery Patient.

May 2020: Editorial: Labour’s Internal War; FroggyNotes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier; Letter from New Zealand; Letter on Causes of World War; Plague and political theory; Covid-19: Missouri’s Lawsuit Against China; Funding Public Expenditure; Exec Summary of Labour’s report Anti-Semitism; Jewish Voices for Labour statement; About ‘Labour Friends of Israel’ and Annexation; NHS Nurses; Poems: Under Concrete Steeples, Suddenly It’s Accountable Death, This Is Where We Came In.

April 2020: Editorial: A Budget Fit For A Keynes?  ; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Making Up For Lost Ground in the Lock-Down; Keeping In Touch in the Lock-Down; Errors of the Institute of Fiscal Studies; Cultural Cures for Anti-Semitism; Ten Pledges For the Board of Deputies of British Jews; Letter on anti-Semitism; The Demise of Social Housing; Poems: When No News Is No Longer Good News, The Fevered Brain.

March 2020: Editorial: Labour’s Craven Candidates; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier; Letter from New Zealand; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Jewish Board of Deputies & Reply by Jewish Voices for Labour; Corbyn’s Letter on Palestine; IRA More Moral Than the British Army; The Fascist Legacy in Italy; Poems: Pissed To Such a Degree?, What a Joke, Bad Guy.

February 2020: Editorial: The Route To Labour’s Leader; FroggyNotes on the News; Letter from New Zealand; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Thoughts On The 2019 Election; Once More Into The Breach Dear Labour, Or What?; Labour Voters – Lost and Found; The Rabbi who fought Racism; Jewish Voices for Labour;

December 2019: Editorial: The Election Choice: Labour Boldness Or Tory Timidness; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier; Letter from New Zealand; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Jews and Muslims in 1920; Frank Land on anti-Semitism; Antisemitism and Public Belief (Book Review); Poems: Winning On Losing Ground, Technophobe, Who Rules Britannia, She’s Kinda Generous That Way.

November 2019: Editorial: An Unpredictable Election; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier; Letter from New Zealand; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy; Letter on Hong Kong; EU Parliament Rewrites World War Two; David Rosenberg on Margaret Hodge; Revolution in Military Affairs? ; Mao’s Economic Success; Craig Murray on Julian Assange; Poems: Down The Rabbit Hole.

October 2019: Editorial: Labour’s Neutral Brexit.; Parliament And World War One; FroggyNotes on the News; Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier; Parliamentary Notes; Listening to Italy;  Rethinking Socialism (Part 2); Part 2 of antisemitism pamphlet; The Media Against Corbyn; Two Letters from the Labour Conference; Poems: The Hollow Dream, Stung , Yes, Donald Trump, We Shall All Go.

Older issues are on-line, with all articles available.  See Past Issues.

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