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Dawn Foster is a Jacobin staff writer, a columnist for the Guardian, and the author of Lean Out.

Keir Starmer Is Moving Labour Even Further to the Right

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has seized on an absurd charge of antisemitism to dismiss his former leadership rival, Rebecca Long-Bailey, from the shadow cabinet. It’s the latest indication that Starmer is steering the party even harder to the right than had been feared.

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The Labour Left Isn’t Going Anywhere

Labour’s election debacle had multiple causes: a monolithically hostile media, the Brexit imbroglio, and unfocused messaging in the campaign’s final stretch. But for the hundreds of thousands of left-wing dues-payers who have joined the party — now the biggest in Europe — the mood is one of determination, not despair.