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Do Remainers want to abandon the working class?

  Phil Hearse writes: Jon Cruddas’s new Guardian article has a simple message, widely backed by left-wing Brexiteers, that Labour will lose its traditional working class base if it backs a ‘Remain’ position on Brexit. Moreover, he argues, there is a growing false position that wants Labour to stop being a party based on the traditional working class, and move towards a less class specific urban base in ‘Remainia’ – the clear implication being that this is a capitulation to middle class interests and values. Cruddas takes as a key example of this false position articles by Paul Mason. He…


18 June 2019 Mutiny! A Radical Interactive Debate on the Political Crisis

Thousands of people have been convinced that socialism is possible after years of defeat. This is part of a series of discussions to define what socialism means in the 21st century, hosted by socialists active in the Labour Party, unions and elsewhere. Mutiny’s Participatory Public Debate Political Crisis. Climate Crisis. Time to Organise! 6.30-9.00pm, Tuesday 18 June Room 3E, Student Central Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY Join us to debate how we fight Brexit, Climate Catastrophe, and Corporate Power. Timetable 6.30pm: Welcome and lead-offs from the panel on creeping fascism, climate catastrophe, and corporate power. 7.00pm: Discussion groups: What sort…