Elite goes tinfoil over Momentum

Owen Smith calls 18,000-strong group an “alien parasite”

Paul Mason
Sep 17, 2016 · 7 min read
  • to bring forward a new “A-list” of candidates — more representative of the class, gender, ethnic and sexual-orientation of the UK population than the present PLP;
  • passing coherent radical policies Labour Conference 2017 and the next National Policy Forum;
  • deepening the left’s majority on the NEC and reversing the purge;
  • focusing activist resources into geographical areas where the official party is weak;
  • and turning Labour’s regional structures from anti-left “enforcement” operations into local networks of co-ordination to fight the Conservatives.

Mosquito Ridge

Postcapitalism and the Radical Left

Paul Mason

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Journalist, writer and film-maker. Former economics editor at BBC Newsnight. Author of Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being

Mosquito Ridge

Postcapitalism and the Radical Left