29 November 2015

Labour Cannot Risk Being Tarred as a Party of Illegal and Irrational War Once Again

The 2003 vote to invade Iraq has haunted Labour ever since - losing millions of votes that have yet to be regained and causing around half the party's membership to resign. Nothing in Labour's history has traumatised it quite so much perhaps. Now again Labour is being asked to support a war that lacks clear United Nations sanction - or a coherent purpose.

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Jeremy Corbyn Demands Action At 'Biggest Climate March In History'

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Labour Can't Risk Being Tarred As Party Of Illegal War Again

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