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Corbyn's Campaign
Edited by Tom Unterrainer

With contributions from Umaar Kazmi, Abi Rhodes,
Ben Sellers, Christine Shawcroft, Tony Simpson, Nadia Whittome, Adele Williams, Chris Williamson, plus Jeremy Corbyn

Defying all expectations, Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour Leader with a resounding mandate. His campaign re-wrote the rules of British politics by mobilising tens of thousands of supporters both within and outside the Party. The 'Corbyn for Leader' campaign, a radical social movement reflecting aspects of the new left across Europe, and Corbyn's ultimate victory provide the rarest of opportunities to redefine the Labour Party and socialism for a new generation.

Corbyn's Campaign tells the story of Jeremy's victory and articulates the opportunities for a renewal of socialism in Britain. Contributors were active - at both national and local levels - throughout the leadership campaign, and continue to be so as a new politics unfolds.


<span style='font-size: 18px;'>Nottingham - UNESCO City of Literature</span>

Nottingham - UNESCO City of Literature

On Friday 12th November 2015, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 countries as new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. We are please to let you know that amongst them was Nottingham, which was declared a City of Literature!

For more information please visit the UNESCO site and to become a part of our historic moment visit http://www.nottinghamcityofliterature.com/


<span style='font-size: 16px;'>New issue of <em>The Spokesman</em></span>

New issue of The Spokesman

Underwater Battlespace
The Spokesman 131

'Jeremy Corbyn’s refusal to threaten to use nuclear weapons excites attention around the world. In September 2015, shortly after he was elected by a huge majority as Leader of the Labour Party in Britain, Mr Corbyn told the BBC: ‘I am opposed to the use of nuclear weapons. I am opposed to the holding of nuclear weapons. I want to see a nuclear-free world. I believe it is possible.’

New elements emerge in the public debate, albeit somewhat belatedly. In January 2013, the Defense Science Board of the US Department of Defense warned that the United States and its allies ‘cannot be confident’ that their defence systems would be able to survive an ‘attack from a sophisticated and well-resourced opponent utilising cyber-capabilities in combination with all of their military and intelligence capabilities’. What does that imply for nuclear weapons?

In addition to probing Trident further in the current issue of The Spokesman, developing our coverage in issues 127 and 129, we examine some other key domestic issues which Jeremy Corbyn and a re-invigorated Labour Party now confront. These include the Conservative government’s sustained attack against trade unions, and how unions might respond, as set out by Len McCluskey of UNITE. Meanwhile, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady celebrates Mike Cooley’s pioneering work on humancentred systems, keeping in mind how work changes in the 21st century.'

Tony Simpson in his Editorial

<span style='font-size: 18px;'>New Title</span>

New Title

Architect or Bee?
The Human Price of Technology

By Mike Cooley, Foreword by Frances O'Grady

Mike Cooley's pioneering introduction to socially useful production and human-centred manufacturing systems, with a new foreword by the General Secretary of the TUC, herself an advocate of the lessons of the Lucas Plan for alternative production priorities. Years ahead of its time, Architect or Bee? is essential reading for all those seeking a democratic alternative to the politics of austerity.

'Essential reading' - New Statesman


<span style='font-size: 16px;'>Tony Benn Pamphlets</span>

Tony Benn Pamphlets

The Levellers and the English Democratic Tradition
by Tony Benn

The Levellers continue to inspire political debate and public interest. Thousands of people travel to Burford, attracted by their story with its ideas of democracy and common ownership. Tony Benn's and Frieder Otto Wolf's sparkling speeches to the annual Leveller's Day celebrations at Burford, separated by more than twenty years, give ample testimony to the strength of this tradition.


The Speaker, The Commons and Democracy
by Tony Benn

There is no doubt that unless we can restore the vitality of representative democracy more and more people will conclude that they are just pawns in an unending political game to be managed and manipulated for the convenience of those at the top.

See our full range of Tony Benn books and pamphlets.

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