If the Labour Party has a future, MP Jon Trickett argues in Jacobin, it needs to unite divided workers and win postindustrial regions with a clear economic program and the rhetoric of class, not culture, war.
Jon Hedley Trickett is a British Labour politician serving as the MP for Hemsworth in West Yorkshire.
Labour MP Jon Trickett speaks to Jacobin about leader Keir Starmer’s triangulation on the corporation tax and the need for the Labour Party to advance a bold, activist agenda in the pandemic era.
A new report on Labour’s defeat highlights the damage caused by its Brexit stance, exposing the decades-long weakening of its roots in the working class. There’s no quick fix to Labour’s problems — we need to do the long work of rebuilding the structures that tie our MPs to working-class life.
This weekend’s revelations about the conduct of Labour Party staff in undermining the party’s 2017 general election campaign and abusing elected representatives are shameful. They demand an immediate and full investigation.
MP Jon Trickett on studying under Ralph Miliband and how Labour can become a million-member party.